Author(s): Don-Solomon, Amakiri* and Gogo, Rachael Adiza
Notwithstanding the budding concern of research in business and office ethics, issues relating to unethical practices have continued to be apparent in organizations. The focus of this paper is direc ted at undertaking an in-depth review on the concept of ethics, the office manager and the office, office ethics, unethical practices and factors that contributes to unethical practices in the office. The paper revealed however that several internal and external factors contribute to the heighten rate of unethical practices in Nigerian offices. The study concludes that upholding ethical practices in the offices enhances better performance of the office manager in the office. The study recommends that organanizations should design an effective ethical program and ensure ethical conducts are rewarded and discipline unethical conducts. Moreso, the study recommends a fair remuneration for employee to forestall need pressure that makes them compromise as an observed fact in the paper.