The literature reviewed in this work has demonstrated the truth contained within that statement since as pointed out by Jones, Watson, Gardner and Gallois (2004) ethics is inherently involved in the process of human communication. The social system of the organization, along with the ethical climate and organizational culture are all factors that affect the ethical principles and behaviors of the organization. Therefore, effective communication of the organizations ethical principles is critical in the creation of an ethical organization and an environment characterized by integrity within the organization as a whole..
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