Identify potential causes of unethical behavior.

There are many reasons for unethical behavior in a business environment some of them are as follows.

  1. Obedience to authority: Authority figures like leaders and managers may want their workers to do acts in the favor of the organization that are not ethical.
  2. Greed: Business people may become selfish and greedy and make decisions that are not ethical but profitable.
  3. Ignorance: Ignorance is one of the major reason for making unethical decisions. For example there are many people who are not aware of global warming and would not adopt to green ways of life therefore.