Virginia's CTE Resource Center - Workplace Readiness Skills

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate integrity.

Definition

Demonstration includes
  • identifying and abiding by laws and workplace policies (e.g., using personal and sick leave only when necessary)
  • respecting the property of the employer and coworkers
  • identifying how one’s actions and behavior can have far-reaching effects (e.g., personal behavior affects others nearby; business decisions can have global implications or impact the environment)
  • exhibiting honesty and reliability.

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science

CE.3

The student will demonstrate knowledge of citizenship and the rights, duties, and responsibilities of citizens by

  1. describing the processes by which an individual becomes a citizen of the United States;
  2. describing the First Amendment freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition, and the rights guaranteed by due process and equal protection of the laws;
  3. describing the duties of citizenship, including obeying the laws, paying taxes, defending the nation, and serving in court;
  4. examining the responsibilities of citizenship, including registering and voting, communicating with government officials, participating in political campaigns, keeping informed about current issues, and respecting differing opinions in a diverse society;
  5. evaluating how civic and social duties address community needs and serve the public good.

CE.4

The student will demonstrate knowledge of personal character traits that facilitate thoughtful and effective participation in civic life by

  1. practicing trustworthiness and honesty;
  2. practicing courtesy and respect for the rights of others;
  3. practicing responsibility, accountability, and self-reliance;
  4. practicing respect for the law;
  5. practicing patriotism;
  6. practicing decision making;
  7. practicing service to the school and/or local community.

GOVT.17

The student will demonstrate knowledge of personal character traits that facilitate thoughtful and effective participation in civic life by

  1. practicing trustworthiness and honesty;
  2. practicing courtesy and respect for the rights of others;
  3. practicing responsibility, accountability, and self-reliance;
  4. practicing respect for the law;
  5. practicing patriotism;
  6. practicing financial responsibility.

Other Related Standards

Instructional Resources for Workplace Readiness Skills

A Question of Ethics

Being Dependable

Employer-Personnel Issues

Employment Law Resource Center

Ethics Resource Center Toolkit

Interpreting the Law on Safe Employment

Nine Traps that Stop People from Making a Difference

Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Research: Ethics Topics

Remix, Reuse, Recombine: Holding a Seminar on Mash-Up Culture

Sample Human Resources Policies

Zippy Scenarios for Teaching Internet Ethics