Definitions for "CODE OF ETHICS"
A statement of principles concerning the behavior of those who subscribe to the code.
A statement setting out the principles and values which inform a professional's work and reassures those he/she is helping that he/she will not exploit or harm them in the process. The first code of ethics was developed by the Greek doctor, Hippocrates, 2500 years ago to explain to patients he was treating the principles and values that underlay his work. Most professional groups have adopted codes of ethics in the last 200 years.
The set of global standards and principles that will guide the professional conduct of XYZ credential holders. The Code will comprise integrity, objectivity, competence, confidentiality and public interest.
an inspirational document designed to give the broadest possible perspective regarding what it means to be an optometrist
an inspirational document which is designed to give the optometrist the broadest possible vision of what it means to be an optometrist
a formal written document that outlines the acceptable and unacceptable behavior of company employees and agents
a group of rules adopted by an organization
a guideline for ways in which an organization can be evaluated against other similar organizations
an easy thing to redo," says Michael Chagares, who leads consulting firm Marsh's business-risk practice
a value-laden document, not one designed for expedience
Keywords:  slippery, concept
a slippery concept
a requirement for membership in the Direct Selling Association