Compliance

… a core term used in Ethics, Rights, and Accountability and Atlas111M

Definition

Compliance generally refers to the act of adhering to rules, regulations, policies, obligations (contractual or otherwise), or other codes of conduct that apply in a given situation.

Compliance may also be used to refer to processes implemented to evaluate or encourage adherence to said rules, for example by a business or government to ensure that its employees, and that it as an organization, are in compliance with the applicable rules.

Atlas topic, subject, and course

Responsibility and Accountability (core topic) in Ethics, Rights, and Accountability and Atlas111M Ethics.

Source

Business Dictionary, at http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/compliance.html, accessed 31 May 2016.

Page created by: Dave Marshall, last modified by Ian Clark on 31 May 2016.