Archive for February, 2008

Teenagers and the Ethics of Music File Sharing

Posted on27. Feb, 2008 by .

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gavi eskin asked: My sixteen year old daughter is a typical teenager – sometimes she’s rude and arrogant, but most times she’s just asleep or grooming herself- If only she worked at math like she works on her hair.  Like mostteens she loves music. I have tried to broaden her appreciation of different genres by […]

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Purpose of Ethics in a Business Environment

Posted on27. Feb, 2008 by .

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Laura Erickson asked: Ethics can be defined as a set of moral values or principles that consist of a moral duty and obligation. In the business setting they are the rules or standards which govern the conduct of employees. This code of conduct encourages public confidence in the products and services of the company. A […]

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Download Free Online Movies – The Ethics

Posted on27. Feb, 2008 by .

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Peter Nisbet asked: It is possible to download free online movies legally, with or without p2p file sharing software. It is not the peer to peer networks that are illegal but the way they are used, and it unfair to blame the tool and not the user. It is not only downloading free online movies […]

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Ethics and Counselling Applications

Posted on27. Feb, 2008 by .

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Pedro Gondim asked: “Ethics (from Greek – meaning “custom”) is the branch of axiology, one of the four major branches of philosophy, which attempts to understand the nature of morality; to distinguish that which is right from that which is wrong. The Western tradition of ethics is sometimes called ‘moral philosophy’”. (WIKIPEDIA). The origins of […]

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Objectivity and Confidentiality as Ima Ethical Standards

Posted on27. Feb, 2008 by .

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Jennifer Burns asked: Objectivity is another core accounting principle. Objectivity refers to unbiased reporting of clients’ financial information. Even though at times accountants may be pressured by clients, objectivity is essential in correct reporting of financial data for stakeholder decisions. As an educational institution can be regarded as that of a profit organization, it is […]

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Ethical Behavior in Future Leadership – Nu Leadership Series

Posted on27. Feb, 2008 by .

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Furqan Suleman asked: Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations. The sin is limitations. As soon as you once come up to a man’s limitations, it is all over with him. Emerson Many people wonder about the trends of unethical conduct by today’s leaders. Obviously, some executives and government officials have not […]

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Warren Buffet’s Investment Ethics

Posted on24. Feb, 2008 by .

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Mika Hamilton asked: When investors think of the person and success they would most like to emulate, Warren Buffet’s name is top on the list. He is seen an extremely successful and moral investor that has made his money through dedication and diligence. Buffet’s entire life is a testimonial to the American dream and what […]

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Resolving the Dilemma of Ethical Marketing

Posted on21. Feb, 2008 by .

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David Deakin asked: Many service professionals will tell you that the words ‘ethical’ and ‘marketing’ don’t belong in the same sentence. While you’d be opening another can of worms by asking for a precise definition of ‘ethics’, let’s just say for the moment that often marketing leaves us feeling a little dirty, or sleazy if […]

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What Are Business Ethics?

Posted on20. Feb, 2008 by .

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Naz Daud asked: Business Ethics have only come to the fore recently. They state that there is more to business than just making a profit. The new focus is also on how the business treats the environment, reacts with the local community and works with its staff to build a responsible company that is both […]

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Introduction To Business Ethics

Posted on19. Feb, 2008 by .

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Jonathon Hardcastle asked: Is it possible for an individual with strong moral values to make ethically questionable decisions in a business setting? What affects a person’s inclination to make either ethical or unethical decisions in a business organization? Although the answers to that question are not entirely clear, there appear to be three general sets […]

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Inculcation of Ethics Through Education and Globalization Effects on Ethics

Posted on17. Feb, 2008 by .

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naraginti amareswaran asked: Inculcation of Ethics Through Education and Globalization Effects on Ethics                                                                                                                                                              INTRODUCTION ‘The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government’…………..  Thomas Jefferson.   ‘When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the […]

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Business Ethics: Making it Big the Right Way

Posted on16. Feb, 2008 by .

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Akhil Shahani asked: Most businesses have a mission statement, centered round qualities and values they swear to uphold. How many manage to observe the protocol is questionable, however. Do business ethics matter? Is it sensible to hold on to values when you can have an upper hand in business by casually ignoring them? Contrary to […]

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Business Ethics: Managing Your Relationship With Competitors

Posted on14. Feb, 2008 by .

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Nazeer Daud asked: ness, your competitors are just that: competitors. However, the way you treat your competitors may affect how your customers and the media perceive your business, your ethics, and your friendliness. For those reasons, and more, it’s important that you carefully consider how you act with your competitors. In this article we provide […]

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Business Ethics of Capital Distribution and Creation of Investment

Posted on09. Feb, 2008 by .

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Prof Viswanathan asked:   Business ethics of Capital Distribution    By PROF VISWANATHAN  Director, International Socio-Economic Research Bureau,    Chennai,India (E Mail: economist@dataone.in)                                 “Man  is  born  free,  and  everywhere  he  is  in  chains.  Many  a  one  believes  himself  the  master  of  others,  and  yet  he  is  a  greater  slave  than  they. How  has  this change come  about? […]

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Ethical Money Makes The World Go Round

Posted on02. Feb, 2008 by .

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Indiann Davinos asked: Whatever your resources, socially responsible investment (SRI) can help you fulfil your dreams, and make the world a better place. SRI means you can channel your money away from industries that contribute to the destruction of the environment, companies employing sweatshop and child labour, business involved in animal experimentation and corporation that […]

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