Archive for January, 2007

Ethics in Business – From Compliance to Commitment

Posted on28. Jan, 2007 by .

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Rana Group asked: By the time this article goes to print all of us will surely have had our fill of news reports about Conrad Black’s infamous lawsuit.  We’ll likely be numb to the never ending allegations of fraudulent practices at Nortel. But, how many of us as human resource professionals will be asking, ‘What […]

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Legal And Ethical Issues Of Organ Transplants

Posted on04. Jan, 2007 by .

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Chris Chew asked: One of the greatest achievements in medical science is organ transplant surgery. People who have failing organs and are doomed to die can now be given a new lease on life by the generosity of organ donors who are giving part of their own bodies to save or enhance the lives of […]

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Mental Health Ethics: Euthanasia

Posted on01. Jan, 2007 by .

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Pedro Gondim asked: Euthanasia (Greek: ????????? – ?? “good”, ??????? death”), according to the Penguin Dictionary of Psychology, is described as the “easy and painless death or the means for producing one. Advocated by many for those suffering from intractable pain that accompanies the terminal stages of many incurable diseases. A distinction worth noting (in […]

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Ethics in the Field of Nursing

Posted on01. Jan, 2007 by .

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Shawn Thomas asked: Nursing is a profession that demands trust. A patient places their health and well being not only in the hands of their physicians, but in the hands of their nurses as well. So, to ensure that new nurses understand, and experienced nurses remember, this aspect of their profession, a nurse’s code of […]

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So Who Do You Believe? Pharmaceutical Ethics

Posted on01. Jan, 2007 by .

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Dr Karen asked: There are various reasons why many people are skeptical about taking prescribed medications. Some believe that there are just too many chemicals in them and would prefer a more natural approach. Others feel that prescribed drugs are being used too freely. What many people have not considered though is the fact that […]

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