Would you lie for the company?


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Monil.Mistry said: (Jan 19, 2017)  
If tell of lie for something to get right then there is no matters to tell lie for that.

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Vandana said: (Jan 17, 2017)  
It's depend on the situation.

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Aishwarya Revanwar said: (Jan 13, 2017)  
Yes. If the lie statement given by me results in the company's development then I must do.

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Gokulraj said: (Jan 11, 2017)  
If there is a need for lie & it doesn't affect the company or any others, then I would tell it!

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Sree said: (Jan 6, 2017)  
Actually, I prefer no to lie. If something for a good cause where doing wrong becomes right, which is used for the benefits of the organisation then I am ready to lie.

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Sriram said: (Jan 5, 2017)  
If I blurted out a lie, I'll make sure to turn it into a truth so as to keep the interest of our clients in our company without loss of trust. Trust is the only bridge you can rely on in business. You lose that, you lose your business.

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Kavi said: (Jan 5, 2017)  
No, just try to secure that particular situation.

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Chandan Kumar said: (Dec 29, 2016)  
No sir, 1st of all one thing I want to say that the efficiency never becomes 100 % of anything if occurs then its mean it is ideal, there is no place of ideal in the real world. Instead of lying I will try to manage the situation. And it will also improve our strength to fight the situation.

That's all.

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Ritesh Mishra said: (Dec 26, 2016)  
Yes, I will lie. But it depends on the situation and if my lie Won't effect on any person's livelihoods.

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Anbarasi Selvakumar said: (Dec 22, 2016)  
Sorry Sir.

Benefits acquired from lies will not sustain longer and terms based on trust will sustain much longer. So I should not lie in any situation.

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D.S.Kotian said: (Dec 21, 2016)  
It's depends on the situation.

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Vijay Kumar Singh said: (Dec 19, 2016)  
This depends on situation if more employee will feel safe by my lie and your company should not effect then I will say lie.

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Kidlmzzz said: (Dec 16, 2016)  
I will lie for good purpose, at same time no one affect badly.

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Neha Kulthia said: (Dec 11, 2016)  
Depends upon situation, but surely not compromising with ethical & moral values.

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Dharmil said: (Dec 7, 2016)  
No, I won't lie because one lie may lead to another and one day if that lie comes in front of investors they can't trust us again in future.

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Munendra said: (Dec 7, 2016)  
It depends upon the situation. If it makes better welfare of the company then I will not agitate to lie.

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Basha M said: (Dec 2, 2016)  
If such type of situation rises first I will try to find the alternate solution to avoid mostly to say lie. If didn't find any alternate solution then I will lie for the progress of the company not to the company.

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Naveenkumar said: (Nov 29, 2016)  
Hiding of company secrets to only way is lie when it may opposite issue to company or employee but it will reduce your dignity and self-respect from an employee so think twice to lie to maintain all of above things.

When good things will happen due to lie, is not a big issue in that situation.

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Ritesh Ranjan said: (Nov 26, 2016)  
In corporate era, businesses don't run by rigid rules. Today, we have to be a smart player and should be ready to do anything for accomplishing our objectives. As far as the integrity of the business is concerned, I will ensure that it remains clean and unimpacted.

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A Sanjarb Ali Khan said: (Nov 26, 2016)  
Yes, absolutely for the welfare of company but not to the company.

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Sadhika said: (Nov 21, 2016)  
Actually, I will not lie but if it is beneficial to the company then I vill lie for the company but I vill not lie to the company.

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Omofolawa Alimi-Adeniran said: (Nov 19, 2016)  
To be a candidate, my answer is NO!

NO matter how beneficial the lie might be at that time, it would, in the long run, have a negative influence on the affairs of the company. What I would rather say is that I would always give my best to protect the integrity of my company and strive hard to make it a better place. Thank you.

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Hefaz said: (Nov 19, 2016)  
Well, the company which is based on lies will definitely fail. But if there is a need then for sure I will.

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Rajesh Singh said: (Nov 17, 2016)  
Yes, definitely. Because my first duty is to accept every decision of my company whether it's about lying or anything. In support of this, I would like to say that if a soldier can kill his enemy without his personal enmity so why we can't say lie for our job. All we have to prove is our honesty for the company. After all, we can't take the responsibility of the whole world. So the best thing is doing our own work.

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Thahira said: (Nov 17, 2016)  
Sorry, sir. I will not lie. I respect myself and my organization. If I told to lie to any stakeholders of my organization, it may be benefit for my company temporarily. Definitely not for ever. It will affect the company negatively later.

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Prashant said: (Nov 16, 2016)  
I don't think so this time should not come to anyone or in the company.

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Aravindhaa said: (Nov 16, 2016)  
No, I will not lie.

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Shubham Zade said: (Nov 13, 2016)  
I would never do anything to hurt the company.

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Akash said: (Nov 13, 2016)  
Sir, actually it depends upon the condition and works. If work is something special and with this work we can solve problem of humanity. If millions common man can get benefit from it. Then I can do it.

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Jeff said: (Nov 8, 2016)  
I bet everyone lies for their company. When someone asks you how long it will take to complete a project for them, you lie and tell them it will take longer. This is because the nature of projects can change and so you lie to give yourself some leeway.

It depends on the nature of the lie and the consequences. Obviously, you shouldn't lie which will incriminate the company or be fraudulent, but there are lots of small and insignificant lies which are worth telling because they ultimately can make you more professional. If you promise you can get something done by X, but something comes up, surely it's better to say you can get it done by Y, thus giving yourself a bit more time?

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Naushaba Khatoon said: (Nov 3, 2016)  
No. I'm a Muslim and Islam prohibits lies. If I speak lie, then people will badmouth on our religion that Muslims are liars and won't believe us. So, I can't put my religion on stake for my company.

But I won't let any situation arise where I need to say lie for my company if at all it becomes mandatory then I will find any right solution to cope up with the problem rather than speaking lies.

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Sujan said: (Oct 29, 2016)  
Sorry, sir. But my answer is no. We know that honesty is the best policy. Sir, I believe in wealth maximization, not in profit maximization. If I told a lie for my organization with the stakeholders of our organization, it may well for sometimes, but not forever.

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Ali said: (Oct 18, 2016)  
Sir, probably I am not for a lie. But if condition persists then that my lie will help of thousands of persons without any impact. Then I agree with my lie.

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Shinu said: (Oct 8, 2016)  
Obviously, we are Human beings. So we must act according to the situation but it should not effect our colleagues or company and should be worth to our organization Think positive if one door is closed others will open.

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Rahul J Rao said: (Oct 4, 2016)  
No. I won't lie. Because one lie leads us to say to say another one. But instead, it will be better to find another solution.

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Mahendra.B said: (Oct 3, 2016)  
Good Morning sir/madam.

It depends on the situation because behind every problem there must be a solution & first of all, I will try to figure out the other solution.

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Abhijit Rdx said: (Sep 30, 2016)  
If my lie is beneficial for our company, then I will definitely tell lie for our company.

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Rajesh said: (Sep 29, 2016)  
I never lie to the company because the company treated us an asset and family. So being in a family how we don't want to put our family reputation at stake like that only I will treat my company also.

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Khushi : No. Not to company. They are asking for the company?

Vijay C : Rajesh, Seems like you misunderstood the question. Would you like for the Company? it's asking whether you will lie for company or not.

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Md Rahim said: (Sep 29, 2016)  
For the client I am the company hence I will never put my companies reputation on stake. So I would like to manage the things honestly without lying.

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Md Rahim said: (Sep 28, 2016)  
For the client I am the company hence I will never put my companies reputation on stake. So I would like to manage the things honestly without lying.

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Manpreet Sharma said: (Sep 28, 2016)  
Why do we lie? if something is wrong or inappropriate. So instead of being bad or wrong, I would like to be right and good one.

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Raaz Malik said: (Sep 26, 2016)  
Sir, actually we all know that lie is began a needed thing nowadays to get a better business result.

And by the way there many categories of lies. Some are very dangerous like told a lie can spoil someone's life so always keep distance for this type of lie. But a lie is spoken for business purposes it called management and I have studied of management. Finally, I can do.

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Avishek Roy said: (Sep 26, 2016)  
I don't want to tell lie for my company. I don't agree with this. If its proved that its lie. Then it will effect on company's goodwill.

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Ogundepo Ganiyu said: (Sep 24, 2016)  
For me, lying is never an option while discharging the duty, because there will surely a way out. Thanks.

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Raja said: (Sep 23, 2016)  
I think it will not happen for employees in our organization because in core values you are mentioned honesty, and boldness. From that, we will maintain good and honest relation with client.

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Makam Sriharshini said: (Sep 20, 2016)  
No, I will never lie to the company.

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Danny said: (Sep 18, 2016)  
No, I won't lie, but try to find alternate solution for the problem, as to hide one lie a huge pile of lie gets accumulated.

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Siva said: (Sep 17, 2016)  
Sir, I won't lie but I can hide the truths for the company.

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Akanksha said: (Sep 17, 2016)  
Instead of lying I will rather be a diplomat.

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Sonali said: (Sep 16, 2016)  
Dear sir, According to me, it depends on the situation if I lie so it can be good for our company and it can not be good for the company.

Basically, I don't like lie to speak. So it is too difficult for me. But if it is good for our company then I definitely lie.

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