Tag Archives: Business ethics

Business Ethics and Values Do Not Have Expiration Dates

Posted on24. Feb, 2009 by .

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Walk through the aisles of any grocery story or even convenience store, pick up any product and you will see an expiration date. These dates are for your consumer safety as well as to receive the most benefit from the nutrients within the food product. Yet, recently, I have come to observe that many individuals […]

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Exercising Moral Integrity in Modern World

Posted on24. Feb, 2009 by .

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Recent Scandals In the wake of the Blagojevich scandal, others come to mind. The foibles of Former New York Governor Elliot Spitzer, former Florida Congr ssman Mark Foley and retiring Idaho Senator Larry Craig, to name a few. In the corporate area, Madoff’s $50 billion Ponzi scheme, caps off years of scandalous reports about Enron, […]

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What Are Business Ethics?

Posted on18. Feb, 2009 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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The Tweaking “CC”

Posted on13. Feb, 2009 by .

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by Rick Brenner When did you last receive an email message with a “tweaking CC”? Probably yesterday. A tweaking CC is usually a CC to your boss or possibly the entire known universe, designed to create pressure by exposing embarrassing information. Maria opened her inbox one morning and found, among the usual meeting announcements, deadline […]

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Business Ethics: Why They Are Important For a Company and Its Success

Posted on08. Feb, 2009 by .

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Martha Vasquez asked: Business ethics is an interesting branch of business theory, primarily because of the fact that they are inherently interesting in a market economy. People tend to be extremely distrustful of corporations in market economies and the bigger they are, the worse that problem of trust usually gets. Business ethics therefore are politically […]

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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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Business Ethics: Three Tips to Stay in Integrity with Yourself

Posted on23. Jan, 2008 by .

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Sally Rhys asked: Wow — every day seems to bring us a new story about business ethics wrongdoing! Is America headed to hell in a hand basket because of a serious lack of ethics at the highest level in American business? Or, it is just that ethical transgressions are more visible now? Or is it […]

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Business Ethics and Unethical Practices

Posted on22. Jan, 2008 by .

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Verena Veneeva asked: The study of business ethics and its implications for different stakeholders have seen tremendous growth in the past few decades. There has also been a rise in the use and development of codes of ethics and announcements for ethical practices by many firms; however companies are still criticized for their unethical practices […]

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Ethics in Business – From Compliance to Commitment

Posted on20. Feb, 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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