Code of conduct
set of rules outlining the responsibilities of, or proper practices for, an individual, party or organization
A code of conduct is a set of rules outlining the social norms and rules and responsibilities of, or proper practices for, an individual, party or organization. Related concepts include ethical, honor, moral codes and religious laws.
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- Respect is the foundation of a stable way of life and the basis of a code of conduct.
- Dame Vera Lynn, English singer, variety performer. Ch. 7, Sincerely Yours, Some Sunny Day (2009), p. 161.
- Institutions are the humanly devised constraints that structure political, economic, and social interaction. They consist of both informal constraints (sanctions, taboos, customs, traditions, and codes of conduct), and formal rules (constitutions, laws, property rights). Throughout history, institutions have been devised by human beings to create order and reduce uncertainty in exchange.
- Douglass North. 1991. "Institutions." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 5(1): 97-112; Abstract
- We see morality in speeches and writings. We do not find it in practice. We are having different regulations for the males and the females. Our code of conduct is unfair to women. Child marriage is abolished. If there is right to divorce, right for widows to remarry and if women are now given certain rights, we will not see prostitution in the country. It will gradually disappear.
- Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, Veeramani, Collected Works of Periyar, p. 512.