You have been hired as a consultant to write a code of ethics for Morinda Corporation.

You have been hired as a consultant to write a code of ethics for Morinda Corporation.  Morinda is a chain of retail stores and onlineretailer that sells small gift and decorative items across the United States. Most of the items are produced overseas, mainly China, and imported directly to Morinda.  Morinda stores operate Monday through Saturday 10am to 8pm and Sunday 1pm to 6pm.  Morinda employs two thousand persons in retail stores, online sales, warehouses, and administrative support such as accounting, purchasing, human resources, legal, and facilities management. All sales are either cash or credit card.

Management is most concerned about employee theft and customer service, but wants to be sure that their new code of ethics covers all employees, upper level management to sales clerks or janitors as well as all major ethical issues. Major areas of operation include:

 

Retail Stores

Administration (Human   Resources, Legal)

Marketing

 

Online Sales

IT Support

Finance

 

Warehouse

Purchasing (includes import   specialists)

Write a 2-3 page ethics code for Morinda Corporation. You will need to address the issues that you consider most important in specific detail. In doing so, you will write a code of ethics that you think covers the major issues based on what your learned in class and additional research. You may want to look up some codes of ethics as models to begin your task, but make sure that you do not copy and paste a code from another company. You should research the major issues or laws relating to your section.

Sections of the ethics code should include but is not limited to:

· General Policy Regarding Laws and Business Conduct

· Employees (How the corporation treats the employee)

· Employees (How the employee conducts himself/herself in work related environments)

· Customers (How the corporation interacts with customers)

· Suppliers (How the corporation interacts with suppliers)

· Health and Safety (Employees, Customers, Suppliers, and Environmental considerations)

· Import and Customs Matters

· Internet Security

Your code of ethics should address the major issues that we discussed in class. Be sure to balance the needs of the employees, the customers, the suppliers, and the company. Your code should be short, but should include the areas that you considered important to your section.

Using APA formatting, write your code of ethics in a 2-3 pages (this page amount does not include the title and reference page).  Be sure to include the ethical expectation and do’s and don’ts with regard to each section. This means that you will need to avoid titling a section and stating what it means underneath and stopping there.  You need to explain the ethical expectation for the company, employees, and suppliers where relevant which includes an explanation of what they should and should not do. All papers will be graded for content, clarity, grammar/spelling, and appropriate use of APA formatting guidelines. A minimum of five references must be utilized. write a 2-3 page ethics code for Morinda Corporation. You will need to address the issues that you consider most important in specific detail. In doing so, you will write a code of ethics that you think covers the major issues based on what your learned in class and additional research. You may want to look up some codes of ethics as models to begin your task, but make sure that you do not copy and paste a code from another company. You should research the major issues or laws relating to your section.