New Zealand Business Ethics and Conduct

  • 4 topics | 13m 1s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
Across all types of jobs and work environments, employees need to be aware of the ethical implications of their decisions and actions. As an employee, you're responsible for upholding the values and standards of your company, and for acting on broader social and personal beliefs about what's right. In this course, you'll be introduced to business ethics. You'll consider what ethical business behaviour involves and the potential consequences of behaving unethically, for organisations and individual employees. You'll also learn how to approach ethical decisions in a business context. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by DLA Piper New Zealand. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. DLA Piper New Zealand accepts no responsibility for their contents and the reliance on the contents is prohibited and at the user’s risk. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a solicitor-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.


  • define business ethics
  • recognise potential consequences of unethical behaviour in the workplace
  • recognise how to resolve ethical issues at work
  • understand the role of ethics in the workplace


  • Defining Business Ethics
  • Recognising Consequences of Behaving Unethically
  • Making Ethical Decisions at Work
  • Exercise: Ethics in the Workplace