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Providing the ethical example

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Michael Crumpton, Assistant Dean for Administrative Services (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Purpose – This paper aims to discuss the importance of maintaining an ethical point of view especially in times of economic uncertainty. Design/methodology/approach – This paper presents some definitions of ethical behavior and reminds the reader of the consequences of not following an ethical course of action. Findings – From current literature, ethical behaviors have been compromised in some industries, as libraries establish themselves in a new economy it is important to consider revisiting organizational training needs regarding ethics. Originality/value – This paper is a reminder that regardless of economical situations, proper ethical behavior should be applied.

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Publication
The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances
Language: English
Date: 2012
Keywords
Ethics, Behaviour, Leadership, Economy, Librarianship