Here at Keith Trembley Builder / Paul Davis Restoration all of our estimators have recently taken part in a company training on ethics and it is continuously discussed during our weekly meetings.
Today’s society has become desensitized to unethical behavior, greed and dishonesty…
“Treat others only in ways that you’re willing to be treated in the exact same situation.”
The most important assets of the Paul Davis Restoration organization are the relationships we build, and the reputation we earn with our customers, clients, vendors, and trades people. Our reputation is a valuable asset that reflects personally on every employee and franchisee within the organization. Therefore, each director, officer, partner, employee, and franchisee of Paul Davis Restoration has an obligation to uphold the highest standards of honesty and integrity. In conducting our daily business we commit to the following standards of conduct:
-Act with honesty and integrity in all manners.
-Act in a manner that will not discredit the Company.
-Always follow the highest ethical standards.
-Never conduct or condone business in a corrupt or inappropriate manner.
-Comply at all times with governmental laws and regulations.
-Ensure that all activities are free from any conflict of interest with the Company, a customer or supplier.
-Never accept or give anything of value that could be described as an inducement or which could impair judgment in making a decision which is in the best interest of the Company or a customer of the Company.
-Maintain all Company, client and supplier information in strict confidence.
-Protect the Company’s confidential and/or proprietary information and never use this information for personal gain or to the detriment of any customer or the Company.
-Ensure full, fair, accurate, timely and understandable disclosure of information in reports and documents that are filed with the Company and with all regulatory bodies.
Ethics vs. Morals
-Right vs. Right
-Rules delineating which behaviors are acceptable in which situations
-Accepted professional standards of conduct to which a person in a particular industry should conform
-A system of moral principles governing the appropriate conduct for an individual or group
-The decisions, choices, and actions (behaviors) one makes that reflect one’s values
“What is wrong is wrong, even if everyone is doing it. Right is still right, even if no one else is doing it.” William Penn
-Derived from custom or tradition
-An individual’s system of beliefs that help the individual distinguish between what is right and what is wrong, what is good and what is bad
-Help answer the question, “How should I live?”