The Impact of Organizational Culture on Ethics in Corrections


In this Assignment, you examine how a correctional facility’s culture influences ethical decision making in an organization.

The Assignment (2–3 pages) APA Format

Your submission should include the following:

  • An explanation of how a correctional institution’s culture (e.g., norms, unwritten rules, customs, traditions) can influence the creation of ethical and potentially unethical policies and practices, and how those practices might impact inmates
  • A description of a specific policy or practice that you think presents an ethical dilemma in corrections, and an explanation of how that specific policy or practice creates the dilemma
  • An explanation of what steps corrections officials might take to maintain ethical conduct within a correctional facility

Support your Assignment with specific references to all resources used in its preparation. You are required to use at least four of this week learning resources.