Re: More on drafts --

Subject: Re: More on drafts --
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- editors-writers -dot- info>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2002 14:24:49 -0400

From: "Bruce Byfield" <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>

> Bonnie Granat wrote:
> > If you don't tell me the conditions under which my work will be
> > you are unethical.
> Excuse me for nitpicking, but you seem to be conflating "unethical" with
> "unfair." It's poor management practice to keep your staff uninformed
> about major parts of their working conditions, but unethical? That seems
> to be going a little too far.

Ethics in the workplace includes exactly these kinds of issues. Ethics is
not just about not defrauding your customers -- it's also about not
withholding information from your colleagues. Not telling an employee the
conditions under which his or he work will be evaluated is unethical, in my

> I suppose you could argue that unfair use of power is unethical (and I'd
> be inclined to agree), but that's not how most people would use the terms.

Yes, unfair use of power IS unethical.

Bonnie Granat

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