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Why Is Ethical Behavior So Important?


Business ethics are easily overlooked by the potential entrepreneurs because they often have other priorities, such as business ideas, marketing, and financial matters, to consider. However, business ethics have a more powerful influence on the existence of a business operation than most people think. They can create a positive image of a business that boosts the growth and sales by increasing consumer trust. On the other hand, breaching business ethics could create serious damage, causing customers turn their backs on a business.

Most small business owners are aware of the importance of business ethics, but many feel it is difficult to demonstrate on a daily basis. However, it is possible to do good and own a lucrative business. Many entrepreneurs invest money and time in community service and make efforts to clean up the environment. Over time, their good actions may come back to them in the form of higher employee morale, increased customer loyalty, and better public relations.

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