A global ethics assessment or ‘sensing,’ is a detailed snapshot of the company’s ethical climate and highlights key issues facing the organization. A sensing, vital to the success of an organizational ethics program, provides key information for program development and serves as a benchmark to measure the effectiveness of ethics initiatives.
While the specific objectives of the sensing will be based on the unique needs of the organization, a number of possible ojectives include:
It is recommended that the global sensing be as comprehensive as possible. We suggest that the process include the following elements:
Conducting such assessments on a global basis can present numerous challenges such as cross-cultural conflicts, substandard translations, and technology limitations. The Institute can help your organization effectively manage these challenges and create a sensing that is truly reflective of your global population. Please contact us for further information.