The authors state that professional codes of ethics
generally are not relevant to this legal system.
Akbar Sheikh of Associated Press of Pakistan suggested that a Press Council comprising representatives of journalistic organizations should be constituted to ensure implement of media codes of ethics
besides ensuring media professionalism.
Comparing the various codes of ethics
and professional standards governing out business to the concept of hot answering questions is an interesting exercise, one that I personally believe is long overdue.
While codes of ethics
cover many circumstances, ethics evolve as business does and must come from an individual's instinct to do the right thing.
Codes of ethics
are one of the important hallmarks of a profession.
Codes of Ethics
are meant to be an extension of the spirit of the law, to point out what is fair, and honest, and reasonable.
Codes of ethics
and moral persuasion are not enough to carry the day--in spite of 5,000 years of wonderful spiritual guidance, people continue to go off the path.
Foreign private issuers and registered investment companies would be required to disclose changes to, and waivers of, such codes of ethics
in their periodic reports or on their Internet Web sites as well.
LRN research indicates that the vast majority of companies do not currently make their code of ethics publicly available and wish to see defined standards for codes of ethics
To that end, the AICPA has commented on numerous SEC proposals focused on internal control reporting, audit committees, codes of ethics
, misleading auditors, off-balance-sheet activities, non-GAAP proforma financial disclosures and auditor independence--seven key areas of the law in which the CPA profession has long-held and strongly advocated positions to protect the public and add valuable information to the capital markets and investors.
All practicing counselors, including those in schools, are encouraged to review the contents of the professional codes of ethics
that apply to them and to consult ethical standards documents when ethical dilemmas arise (Corey, Corey, & Callanan, 1998; Cottone & Tarvydas, 1998; Gladding, Remley, & Huber, 2001; Herlihy & Corey, 1996; Huey & Remley, 1988; Madden, 1998; Remley & Herlihy, 2001).
Nonetheless, architects and engineers are well acquainted with professional norms and professional codes of ethics