What to Say When: You’re Asked to Compromise Your Ethics

What do you say when someone asks you to go along with something that isn’t ethical? This video presents different ways an employee might be asked to compromise their ethics in the workplace.  Viewers learn how to properly respond when asked to do something they are not comfortable with. Use this video to discover tactics for handling ethical dilemmas in the workplace. 

 

This course is part of the What To Say When series on workplace communication. Use the courses in this series to help solve specific workplace issues, whether you are a manager remediating a situation or an individual trying to deal with a problem. These short vignettes present common communication dilemmas in the workplace. Human Resource expert Hugh Murray shares communication strategies and tactics for navigating these situations.

 

Each vignette features narrative examples for employees to see the wrong and right way to handle a problem, and ends with a short assessment to measure learner comprehension. Each course also includes a leader guide and a downloadable “key points” document to help you remember the communication strategy. These courses make for great training on their own, or used as a series.