DMPQ- Discuss the differences between code of conduct and code of ethics.

 

Code of conduct Code of ethics
It is specific and narrow in range. It is general and broad in nature
It governs actions. It governs decision making.
focused on compliance and rules etc focused on values and principles.
generally addressed to and intended for employees alone. publicly available and addressed to anyone with an interest in an institution’s activities.
generally require little judgment; One has to obey or incur a penalty, and the code provides a fairly clear set of expectations about which actions are required, acceptable or prohibited. wide-ranging and non-specific, enable employees to make independent judgments about the most appropriate course of action.
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