De La Salle University isn’t simply bent on educating its business students how to earn a living.

More than turning into rich, DLSU’s Ramon V. Del Rosario College of Business (RVRCOB) needs students to study how to turn into ethical leaders who deal with their prospects and different stakeholders proper.

In her May 18 column for Business World, DLSU Assistant Professor Frances Jeanne Sarmiento shared code of ethics is included within the syllabi of the core topics that each one undergraduate business students have to take.

“At the start of the term, students reflect on the importance of having a code of ethics to guide their conduct as future business leaders,” she mentioned.

Sarmiento mentioned the RVRCOB’s Code of Ethics place emphasis on the significance a businessman’s practices and actions have on different individuals’s lives. It additionally stresses how essential the traits of integrity, loyalty, social duty and respect for legislation and others are in a cutthroat atmosphere.

Based on her students’ reflection on the code of ethics, Sarmiento famous the next: “a business chief ought to adhere to a code of ethics as a result of it serves as an anchor to forestall one from turning into adrift in an atmosphere the place the prime motivation is revenue. Having a code of ethics dissuades a business chief from lowering individuals to statistics, or as collateral harm within the ruthless race to the highest, and encourages the thought of ‘technology with a human face.’ A business chief who adheres to a code of ethics is seen as reliable and evokes loyalty and dedication from organizational members, thus proving that ‘doing good is good for business.’

She mentioned her students additionally agree that integrity is without doubt one of the most fascinating traits of a superb business chief since an individual with such a trait “thinks primarily of the common good, rather than selfish gain.”