Conflicts of Interest
Consider the readings for this unit and do some of your own research to address the following:
One of the constant dilemmas being faced by organizations is dealing with employees’ Conflicts of Interest. Some Conflicts of Interest (COI) are severe enough to require laws to deal with them, others are dealt with more internally through organizational policies. COIs fall into certain categories including, financial, relational, and competitive/confidentiality and others depending on the nature of the organization.
Examples of COIs in the workplace:
For this paper:
Pick an organization (public or private) and then choose a particular type of COI that is associated with this type of organization.
Submit a written paper which is 3-4 pages in length exclusive of the reference page. The paper should cite sources to support your ideas. Be sure to review the assessment criteria below before beginning your paper.
Be sure to use APA formatting in your paper. Purdue University’s Online Writing LAB (OWL) is a free website that provides excellent information and resources for understanding and using the APA format and style. The OWL website can be accessed here: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
Papers will be assessed on the following criteria: