Three guiding concerns will be addressed to demonstrate the importance of proper ethics in business organizations. Concern one (question one) is, why are ethical issues a major concern in organizations. The second concern (question two) is, what individual influences impact ethical behavior. The third and final concern (question three) is how can organizations influence ethical behavior in employees. Concerning ethics Kinicki (2009) stated, "Ethics involves the study of moral issues and choices. It is concerned with right versus wrong, good versus bad, and the many shades of gray in supposedly black-and-white issues" (p.23).