Ethics in Business are just a passing fashion

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Ajit kapoor said:   10 years ago
Hello Friends,

Ethics is your integrity and your commitment to carry forward it even in an-appropriate circumstances. A business builds of a value and that value is the effect which attracts the customers towards the business.

There have been successful businessman who have been known for their integrity and ethics in business. The best example for this will be TATA. The brand equity which your brand develops for a long period of time is a function of the ethics for which the company is known.

To create sustainable and profitable businesses, ethics are very important. Such is the strength of ethics in business that it also helps a company to diversify into other segments or new markets which are not its core competency, but the Business gets success due to its ethics.

One of the good example can be Mr Raju from Satyam who keep fraud his shareholders, and you can see the result where he ended despite being a very rich person for nearly 8-10 years. "Sustainability" is something which can only be achieved by ethics and hence results in profitability and successful business.

Ranjeet kumar choudhary said:   1 decade ago
Hello friends I want to initiate the topic "Ethics in Business are just a passing fashion" & of-course I am totally satisfied with the given topic, In this competitive Era every buddy wants to see himself at the top of business world, and for that they can do any things doesn't matter that are Ethics or not.

Himani Sheth said:   1 decade ago
I agree with most of the participents in this discussion. In my opinion as well, Ethic is one of The most important thing. To set up any kind of business, the basic thing that one needs to understand is the customer need and satisfaction.
Once the trust is lost, Its lost. Its not very easy to convince an experienced person. At least not in the competitive world of today. as mentioned by many of you, Tata tops the list of customer need and satisfaction. He's made the dreams come
true the commen man and the man who does not want any of his belongings to be commen..

on the other hand we have brands like reliance that offer a good product at the best price. most of the poor would pick reliance product if they dont have too many choices. which is why they'd probably choose it. where as people who are
well versed with the other brands and the value for the product would care more for the best. That's where reliance fails.

But, I 'd get slightly diplomatic and agree with neha..., that be it right or wrong, many corporate giants have been and will be unethical in one or the otherway and would add numbers to the revenues just to get more publicity or increase sales..
for that matter, Advertisements play the biggest role.., 8/10 ads exaggerate the result of the product.. most of them succeed in gaining trust. but how many products actually give the exact outcome of what we heard in the ads?

I HAve fought musquitoes while the "all-out" coil was just a foot away!

Shreya said:   1 decade ago
The topic draws our attention to as to how ethical practices are related to business. Ethics are an integral part of any business association that seeks to survive and flourish in the long run. People have a deep faith in organistions like TATA because it never compromises on its ethics and as a result, has greater customer satisfaction and correlated business growth.

Alisha said:   1 decade ago
Business ethics are the foundation of any good corporate culture. If going ethical you can no longer stay on that top position.

Pooja said:   1 decade ago
yeah i agree presently all are wants to be the top businessman. nowadays business is going business for business they don't have ethics in their business. so the topic is entirely correct.

Pranay gupta said:   1 decade ago
I also agree with the statement that ethics should be followed in business because the person running its business using unethical practices will never succeed in the long run for example satyam computer chairman raju did a fraud in its business and he is in jail now but ratan tata the classic example in running its business using ethics practice he is a very successful businessman n people admire that one.

Neha said:   1 decade ago
In my point of view ethics is not at all a passing fashion in business. Because every bussiness runs on the reliability of customers on their product. A businessman can earn profit with unethical rules of their business but only for a short time. In doing so he loss the trust of customers which results in a huge loss to their business. And at last people purchase the product of those companies on which they trust regarding their good services whether it may be some costly to them.

Manoj Solanki said:   1 decade ago
Hi friends I just want to say that ETHICS matters a lot in business. If someone not have ETHICS then he will be not success for a long time. But if person is have Ethics then he will be a very successful person. Like Bill gates, he is very successful man because he have Ethics.

Ainam said:   1 decade ago
Hi friends, I don't agree that ethics are just the passing business in our business world. In today's world, we still consider those companies and brands who have good business ethics and moral values. For example- reliance India company or aircel have a good name but not trust of the people as they provide very bad networks and services, in order to promote their products they repeatedly go on adertising their products and provide cheap offers so that customers get attracted to them, but mostly it does not happen. Though they have good customer ratings because of poor people who cant afford so much expense in mobiles and all.

On the other hand, people get attracted to those companies like airtel and vodafone have international connections and also have good services and provide best offers to people for people. They are the leading companies in the matter of mobile companies.

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