follow ethical code of conduct


Carry out workplace activities according to accepted principles of right and wrong, including fairness, transparency and impartiality in work practices and conduct towards other people.

Scope notes

May refer to a formal business code of conduct incorporating relevant areas of legislation; but can also comprise personal values which guide decision-making, work practices and behaviour towards fellow-workers, subordinates, bosses.

Alternative label

  • follow professional guidelines

  • conform to ethical code of conduct

  • follow code of ethics

  • following ethical code of conduct

  • comply with ethical code of conduct

  • follow ethical codes of conduct

  • adhere to ethical code of conduct

  • identify ethical issues

  • reflect on own work practices

  • follow ethical conduct codes

  • make ethical choices

Skill type

  • skill

Skill reusability level

  • transversal skills and competences

Broader skills/competences

Narrower skills/competences

Optional skill/competence of



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