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Ethics and Compliance: What is Fundamentally Right or Wrong?

Acting ethically takes courage! If you want employees to appreciate and wholeheartedly absorb the values mentioned in the code of ethics, you must put a lot of effort in making the content relatable, meaningful, and engaging.

Presenting your most moving ethics and compliance message via video using various emotions can make a huge positive impact on its retention. When employees feel the reel and empathize with characters, they also walk through those unsaid nuances of non-adherence of ethics and compliance.

There are multiple pressing questions that matter to organizations because ethics and compliance can hugely impact the business – often negatively. So, how do you train your employees to understand what is fundamentally right or wrong?

If ethics and compliance training is on your mind, this blog is about taking cues from films to make learning go viral among employees.


Building Ethical Business Culture – Movie Connects across the Globe

Taking cues from how a movie becomes successful overnight across the globe, let us reconsider designing ethics and compliance training strategies.

Professionals working in an organization are mature enough to understand unethical behavior – then why we need reinforcement of these concepts again. Because everyone should understand the law and warning signs.

There are multiple avenues to showcase red flags in a storyline, expected behavior, desired outcome, and pros and cons of adherence of ethics and compliance.

Storyline: First and foremost, it is about understanding your audience, their skills, and competencies. Stories which they relate to and where compliance violations and acknowledgment of ethical dilemma among employees is portrayed evidently in the program. These stories engage learners to improve upon required morals and integrity.

Use existing stories of compliance violations from your organization. It can be from a non-adherence impact, a near-miss experience, an adaptation, a lawsuit, or any unethical case that shows what you don’t want to see in your organization.

Bringing stories on reel in front of audiences is strong enough to clearly communicate the company’s core values and create a healthy culture of ethics and compliance. Those deep emotions represented in the stories have the ability to deliver deep and sustained learning.

Emotions: Each case has its own differing emotions in the journey of ethics and compliance. Sometimes it is a general neglect in which an employee was casual, but in some cases it does not ends well. Emotions of anxiety, rage, humor, insufficiency, anger, and fear displayed by the characters will get the required attention to deliver the message with impact.

The learning journey designed to provoke thought over violation consequences not only makes workforces ready for the future but also provides them with the right decision-making capabilities. Giving employees freedom to fail, learn and practice again can make you achieve the objectives of the training.

Action: Depending on their knowledge and skill set, employees may consume the learning content differently. But you need the same outcome for your organization – so how do you tackle this? Design the compliance and ethics training with an adaptive learning approach and use of gap report to strengthen the learner’s unique needs.

Since there is a big focus on arriving to the appropriate behaviors in ethics and compliance training, you can design a compelling learning strategy with microlearning as an important element. The just-in-time learning material accessible with learner anywhere-anytime will make certain use when needed.

The learning design when enables learner to identify possible causes, best course of action, and workplace repercussions, evolve them to make such intimidating decision mindfully and quickly.

Read this innovative learning solution by G-Cube, designed for domiciliary care home workers where they are immersed in an engaging virtual environment for skill assessment.

Ethics and compliance movie clips are all about showing downfall in all its non-compliance glory. It compels employee to ask all sorts of questions related to the ifs, buts and consequences. Questions such as “What do you think the issue is?”, “What would you have done?”, or “What could be done differently?” help lead employees towards the desired behavior.

Reach G-Cube to discuss your compliance & ethics training and get a no-obligation learning design strategy.

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