Most organisations have induction training for new
staff or staff transferred from other divisions. Unfortunately this
training is often not effective as it is not taken seriously, overwhelms
staff with information, is rushed and generally inadequate. This list is
provided to help you ensure that the induction training in your area is
carried out properly.
Does the induction training include issues such as use and release
of information; conflicts of interest; use of resources; gifts and
benefits; reporting unethical conduct; second employment or business;
protecting resources and information; attitudes to staff, suppliers and
customers; and so on?
Does the induction consist of more than just giving handouts to the
Does the induction give participants an opportunity to really
discuss the ethical issues?
Is the training undertaken in a way that does not overwhelm the new
Is the induction training undertaken by a person with the
appropriate knowledge, attitudes and stature?
Are staff given handouts, copies of the Code of Conduct and Ethics,
appropriate policies and procedures, etc?
Is the induction training long enough to allow the contents to be
Is the training undertaken in groups small enough to allow proper
Is the induction training in a workshop format as opposed to only
Is the training supported, and not undermined, by line management?
11. Is the training supported by subsequent training and awareness activities?
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