Conduct online research on the ethics of your organization and the industry it belongs to.
Write a 750 to 1,050-word paper describing how ethical principles can address organizational issues. Include the organization you selected and discuss the following with regards to that organization and its industry:
•What role do external social pressures have in influencing organizational ethics?
•How might these issues be relevant to organizational and personal decisions?
•What is the relationship between legal and ethical issues?
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This report is based on the organization VA Hospitals. The organization is focused on providing health services to veterans across the United States. Though it was formed with the mission of serving the veterans, it has been recently criticized for its poor management practices that had caused the deaths of several veterans. As per Pearson (2014), the organization has been alleged of false record keeping and making patients wait for long times that has also led to their death. This report presents an analysis of the impact of external environment on the practices of the organization and the influence on decision making.
Impact of external social pressures on the decision
The VA Hospital is not a profit-oriented organization since it had been formed with the purpose of serving the veterans. Veterans protect the economy and they sacrifice their lives for keeping the people safe. As such, it is the ethical responsibility of the economy to protect the veterans and provide for their health and care. However, there have been numerous cases of mismanagement reported in the organization and this has led to deaths in the organization...