Business ethics are one of the most important aspects of having a successful business environment. If you own a business that consist of employees, it will be ever important for you to communicate certain needs and concerns that you will need to address to the employees so that you can have a great working environment. If you are an employee on a job, then you will need to fully familiarize yourself with the business codes and ethics so you will know how to handle a situation that involves you within the business.
You may be asking what business ethics are all about. Business ethics are principles that give a business some form of basis for dealing with particular issues that arise in a given situation. How does this apply to you? This is for you and your co-workers who may have a problem that may need to be addressed in the future. I know that you are an adult and you can handle your own weight. The fact is that if anything that happens around the business affects the business. Even if it's a personal matter with a fellow co-worker, like an ex-boyfriend or girlfriend for instance, because you are on business property, anything that you do affect the business as well. Therefore, it will be imperative for you to understand the ethics and the rules that are involved in dealing with situations that come up in the workplace.
Business ethics are not to control you. It is there to protect you and your rights as an employee and the business as well.