On the Professional Code of Ethics and Business Conduct in the Workplace

Genre: Non Fiction
$4.99

Book Summary

Professional Business Ethics – Skyrocket Your Career Without Sacrificing Your Integrity

As a moral and upright person, you might worry about the temptations of cutting corners, smudging a few details, or going behind a few backs to make it in today’s cutthroat business world. But what if you could gain tremendous business success, without sacrificing ethics, brown-nosing the boss, or sacrificing the most important things – family, friends and personal life?

Yet in today's world, you must resolve ethical dilemmas in the workplace every single day. Do you report the coworker who used racially charged language just out of earshot of an African American employee? Should you refuse to work long overtime hours without additional pay - choosing between impressing your boss or being with your family? And what about useless meetings, using cell phones and texting on the job, or even viewing pornography from work computers?

Your Integrity is Important

Your own personal integrity is as important as your education or your skills in how well you progress through your career. You implicitly teach others how to act by example - your team will follow your lead and act as you act. By remaining professional at all times on the job, your team will get the message about to act as well. This applies regardless of your position; you can manage up as well as down the organization board. In other words, you train your boss, to a certain extent, by your own actions.

For example, there is some value to occasionally putting in extra hours without compensation. but by always longer, you allow your managers to create schedules and projects that depend upon that extra effort. Before long, you'll find these working conditions become normal and expected, and trying to "cut back" to normal will be looked upon with disfavor. You might even find "he's not a team player" or something similar in your review because of your attempts to have a good work/life balance.

How do you prevent this from happening? You'll learn the answers to this and other questions in this book.

Learn from an Expert

Having been a corporate leader and manager for over three decades, Mr. Richard Lowe presents some of the lessons he has learned from managing hundreds of people and leading successful and happy teams. Mr. Lowe has an established code of ethics and business conduct that will enable you to advance your career, make more money, be happier with your career, and yet still maintain a happy life outside of work.

Imagine you could do a few simple steps to actually begin to enjoy your job, come home refreshed, and increase your pay? What if you could do all that without brown-nosing the boss or sacrificing your integrity and personal life?

In this book, you’ll learn:

* How to get the respect of your teammates without backstabbing
* What it takes to be seen as an effective leader without using fear as a tool
* How to handle the bad apples in the workplace
* Why meetings are unnecessary and time-wasting unless they are carefully controlled
* What to do about the email black-hole of lost time
* Why managers love deadlines and how to control them
* Why your integrity is the most important commodity you possess
* How to maintain separate between work and life, even if the boss wants you to work yourself to death

About the Author

After spending over 33 years in the computer and information technology industry, Richard decided to take an early retirement to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional writer and published author. Richard is a leader in the computer industry, serving as Vice President of Consulting at Software Techniques and Beck Computer Systems before settling down as Director of Computer Operations at Trader Joe’s. During his twenty-year tenure at that esteemed company, he focused on computer security and preparing for the possibility of disaster.

In addition to creating hundreds of articles for the web and blogs, Richard actively works as a professional ghostwriter. In that role, he has completed books on a wide variety of subjects including memoirs, business volumes, and novels. Because of his in-depth background in software management and computer security, Richard has ghostwritten a number of major books in those areas.

Additionally, Richard has published books of his own. His first two volumes, Safe Computing is Like Safe Sex and Real World Survival Tips and Survival Guide, respectively touch on the subjects of computer security and how to survive emergencies and disasters. Richard has also written and published a series of short eBooks on the aspects of freelance writing, including blogging and ghostwriting. Other published books include How to Plan a Party and How to Surround Yourself with Beautiful Women without Being a Sleazeball.

An avid adventurer, Richard has been a photographer for much of his life, with a focus on nature, scenic, performance and event photography. He has done everything from hiking in dozens of national parks throughout the country, to photographing various unique festivals and events, such as the Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball and the World Mermaid Awards Convention. He is well known in the Renaissance Festival and Belly Dance communities, having photographed over 1,200 dance events and 400 festivals. For several years, he photographed the Tournament of Roses parade in Pasadena, California.

Richard is currently working on a large number of short Kindle eBooks on a wide variety of subjects. Beginning in 2016, the first of a ten volume series of Science Fiction novels will be published.

One of Richard’s passions is to use the power of words to educate people on human rights. He believes the world will be a better place when human beings are treated with the full respect and dignity they are due.

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