Practicing Career Professionalism, Part 5
INFORMATION SHEET NO. 5
CODE OF ETHICS
Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Company Officials and Employees
I. Declaration of Policies - It is the policy of company to promote a high standard of ethics in its service to the public. Company officials and employees shall at discharge their duties with the utmost responsibility, integrity, competence and loyalty and uphold the company interest over personal interest.
II.Norms of Conduct
a. Commitment – company officials and employees shall always uphold the companies interest over and above personal interest.
b. Professionalism – company officials and employees shall perform and discharge their duties to the highest degree of excellence, intelligence and skill.
c. Morals – company officials and employees shall remain true to management at all times. They shall at all times refrain from doing acts contrary to law, good morals, good customs, public policy, public orders, public interest and existing company rules, regulations and policies.
d. Service – company officials and employees shall extend prompt, courteous, adequate and responsible service to their customers, and provide information of their policies and procedures except when confidential in nature in clear and understandable language, they must be selfless in their duties and actions to the community in general.
Dignity – company officers and employees shall at all times honor God the Almighty, be loyal to the Republic of the Philippines and company.
Simplicity – company officers and employees and their families shall lead prudent lives appropriate to their position and income.
e.Disclosure – company officers, Division Heads, Department Heads and employees shall not use or indulge, confidential or classified information officially known to them by reason of their office and make available to the public interest unless with written consent and approval of the President of CEO.
III. Penalties – any officer or employee, regardless of whether or not he or she holds office or employment in a casual, temporary, hold over, permanent or regular capacity committing any violation of Code of Ethical Standards shall be penalized in accordance with the penalties imposed by over Company’s Code of Discipline.
ACTIVITY SHEET NO. 5
CODE OF ETHICS
OBJECTIVES: After completing this activity you should be able to:
- Discuss the Code of Ethics.
- Give the importance of Code of Ethics.
- Divide the class into smaller group.
- The group will discuss the Code of Ethics and answer the guide question below:
What is Declaration of Policy?
Give the Norms of Conduct.
Why do companies give penalties to officials and employees?
3. The instructor will evaluate the group output.
SELF - CHECK NO. 5
CODE OF ETHICS
Check your mastery of Code Ethics by completing question/task below:
Give the importance of Code of Ethical Standards for the company officials and employees.
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