Executive ethics

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PBN Executive Poll

Executive ethics

Posted 3/8/14

How often do you think your actions match your thoughts?

• Sometimes – 66.7%

• Always – 33.3%

• Never – 0%

Do you judge your own actions similarly to how you judge others’ actions?

• I’m harder on myself – 77.8%

• I judge them equally – 22.2%

• I’m harder on others – 0%

How do you reward effective, longstanding employees?

• With praise – 14.8%

• With a pay increase/other – 7.4%

• All of the above – 77.8%

You typically pay your company vendors...

• On time – 59.3%

• A few days late but before the late fee accrues – 22.2%

• Ahead of schedule – 14.8%

• I don’t know – 3.7%

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