Hong Kong Business Ethics Development Centre Independent Commission Against Corruption "Starting-Up Right!" Tips for achieving Business Excellence
A start-up partner who has just returned from his overseas business trip: The client I met offered to hire me as the consultant of his firm there, provided that I would disclose the secret formula of our new product ... Should I take the offer?
Start-up Mentor: It may be a bribery offence if you did not get your partners' consent to do so! When doing cross-boundary business, you should also beware of the laws and regulations in the respective jurisdictions. "PLUS " Model will help you make an ethical decision
"PLUS" Model to handle ethical dilemmas
Professional / trade-related / company code of conduct - Does it align with the regulations and codes?; Legal requirements - Any breach of the laws?; Uncompromising self values - Does it violate your personal values, e.g. honesty, fairness, etc.; Sunshine test - Can the issue be discussed openly and disclosed without misgivings?

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"Starting-Up Right!"
Tips for achieving Business Excellence - Online Article Series

#1: Fund Seeking

#2: License Application

#3: Procurement

#4: Proprietary Information

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Last update date: 1 Apr 2019