Beyond Values: Building an Ethical Business Environment
Program 1 - MC-SHRM Members Only Special Topic (MOST) 2:15*PM-3:20PM (*Registration 2:00PM-2:15PM)
Presented by: Mike Coffey, SPHR, SHRM-SCP - President, Imperative
Every employee brings to the workplace a unique view of right and wrong shaped by their background and experience. Beyond simple legal compliance or respect for an organization’s values, individuals’ adherence to their own moral belief system is at the core of ethical behavior.
In this one-hour program, Mike Coffey will explore differences between compliance, values and ethics; how organizations can encourage ethical behavior; and ways to accommodate ethical differences in the workplace.Participant Learning Objectives:
- Define “ethics”
- Identify the difference between compliance, values, and ethics
- Discover the key role “corporate governance” plays in an ethical environment
- Explore corporate social responsibility
- Recognize how employers can address ethical differences in the workplace
Mike Coffey is an entrepreneur, human resources professional, licensed private investigator, and HR consultant. In 1999, he created Imperative to bring high quality, high tech, and high touch to the employment background screening market. Today, Imperative serves hundreds of businesses across the US and, through its PFC Caregiver Screening brand, many more private estates, family offices, and personal service agencies.
Mike has been recognized as an Entrepreneur of Excellence and has twice been named HR Professional of the Year. Additionally, Imperative is included in the prestigious Best Places to Work lists for both Fort Worth and Texas and was named the Texas state chamber of commerce’s small business of the year.
Mike maintains his certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the HR Certification Institute. He is also a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). Mike lives in Fort Worth with his very patient wife and they are one high-school graduation or juvenile court sentencing away from being empty nesters. He practices yoga and maintains a keto diet, about both of which he will gladly tell you way more than you want to know.
To Learn more about Mike Coffey, visit: www.imperativeinfo.com