Bailey Naples, CCEP
Manager of Compliance and Internal Audit
Dave is an amazing employee. He is dedicated, hardworking, and timely with all of his projects. Dave’s performance appraisals have documented an ability and willingness to adapt and learn in an ever-changing workplace. He is ready to grow and there is a promotional position open, but is he really ready? When preparing to promote an employee ethical consideration must be part of the process.
This ethical consideration has to go beyond the obvious potential conflicts of interest, though be sure to consider all angles of conflicts as well. Confirm that employees to be promoted will not be (1) in a position to be supervising a relative; (2)conducting negotiations with a current vendor whom they could have a conflict of interest with; or (3) working with a client where they have financial interests. [Read more…]