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Business Ethics: The Law of Corporate Karma


According to the shamanic traditions, the great mystery of being is that all things are alive and have a level of intelligence. This is because all things are a part of the Great Spirit. However, all things also function individually, in thought and action. It is in these individual actions that karma is born. Karmic laws also state that all karma, both good and bad, must also return home...return to sender!

Ethics in Business...A Lost Art


While watching Face the Nation one Sunday earlier this year, Bob Schiffer discussed the airline industry, his mother and ethics in business. Like Bob, I think it is a sad commentary today, that we have to police businesses. Whatever happened to going into business to provide a needed service, being loyal to employees, and keeping promises.

Ethics in Business - Please Have Some


Is your business ethical?

Top 10 Principles for Positive Business Ethics


This morning, I read about a company using on-line auctions to defraud customers. Last week, I consulted on an ethics complaint where a business coach betrayed a client?s confidentiality. And, recently a Physician was convicted of insider trading based on information from a patient, a violation of both business ethics and her professional ethics.

How To Build A Business Ethics Program


Recent corporate financial scandals have highlighted the importance of business ethics and legal compliance. Yet a recent National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) survey of 280 corporate CEOs and directors found that "only one of three directors felt that they were highly effective in ensuring legal compliance".

Ethics In The Workplace


Workplace Ethics is a subject that we have all heard of. In fact, the subject of Ethics in general is something that most people are familiar with. And, what is commonly understood about ethics is there are ethics and then there are workplace ethics. What most people don?t realize, however, is that there is no such thing as workplace ethics; ethics are the same, (or, should be) whether in the workplace or in personal life.

Do Organizations Serve Us Or Do We Serve Organizations


We have seen an erosion in the confidence that society has in organizational leadership and its integrity recently with the numerous accounting scandals that have become public.Clearly this has led to the demise of several large organizations. In performance terms it is obvious that erosion of leadership integrity is not good for business.

Tales from the Corporate Frontlines: Shifting Culture and Climate in Todays Corporate World


This articles relates to the AlphaMeasure core competency Culture and Climate. AlphaMeasure defines climate as the effect an organization has on the employees, while culture refers more to the acceptable behaviors, attitudes, and habits of the organization as a whole. Knowing and understanding workplace culture and climate leads to a better understanding of what factors are influencing employees. In relation, the level of service your customers receive is almost always influenced by the culture and climate of your organization. This competency can be especially insightful if your organization is experiencing customer service related issues or problems working together internally.

Business Ethics: An Oxymoron


An oxymoron: the juxtaposition of contradictory words or concepts. That is what we have with the term "Business Ethics". The very contradiction that is inherent in this latter phrase is an indication of the challenge that individuals who work for organizations face as we all approach the resource limits of this planet.

Laws and Ethics?. Who?s Kidding Who?


Years ago I read an article by a renowned psychologist wherein he wrote his studies found one percent of all human beings would never lie, cheat or steal. One percent would always lie, cheat or steal and given the right set of circumstances, the rest of us would likely lie, cheat and/or steal.

Enron?s Ultimate Victim: Ethics


FROM the 'MORAL HIGH GROUND', where we imagine ourselves, the Enron fiasco should have come as no surprise. Enron is simply a quintessential example of the degradation of principles such as trust, loyalty and ethical standards.

Tales from the Corporate Frontlines: Work Ethics and the Customer


This article relates to the Ethics in the Workplace competency, commonly evaluated in employee surveys. It gives examples of how employees and customers consider ethical behavior and sound values an integral part of your organization. This competency covers a variety of topics like customer treatment, employee professionalism, and expected/acceptable organizational behaviors. At a high level, this competency will investigate the standards by which your employees treat your customers, co-workers, and the organization itself.

Business Ethics


There is much talk today about ethics in business - as there should be, but there should be more than talk; there should be a high moral code for all executives who are responsible to both their customers and their shareholders.

Work Ethics ? A Paradigm Shift


Work ethics is a hot topic in today?s business and educational worlds. Yet, how do we define this hybrid phrase with the word work meaning more than a specific outcome and the word ethics being more than the values that enhance that outcome?

Business Ethics: How The Sales Function Can Transmit Company Values


I recently got a "thank-you" call from a man who read my new e-book Buying Facilitation.

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HuffPost

Bush Ethics Chief: Trump Has 'No Empathy' For Fallen Soldiers' Families
HuffPost
A former ethics chief in the George W. Bush administration condemned President Donald Trump's mishandling of calls to families of fallen soldiers, and said Trump lacks compassion because he ducked his own military service.
Bush ethics chief: Trump has 'no understanding of human emotions'The Hill (blog)
Bush ethics chief: Trump has 'no empathy for those who serve abroad in our wars'Washington Examiner
Former Ethics Chief Richard Painter: Trump Has 'No Empathy'Newsmax
Yahoo News UK -Raw Story -Washington Post -Local 10
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CNNMoney

Ethics case against Trump awaits green light from judge
CNNMoney
Ethics experts have sued the president. Now a judge has to decide whether their case can go forward. At issue: Payments from foreign entities to his hotels, clubs and restaurants, which some watchdogs say violate an anti-corruption measure in the ...

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CBC.ca

'I need to do more': Bill Morneau takes steps to calm ethics controversy
CBC.ca
Finance Minister Bill Morneau is placing his assets in a blind trust and divesting shares in his family-built company to calm a growing ethics controversy over his personal holdings. During a news conference on Parliament Hill, Morneau said he will ...
Canada's Trudeau defends finance minister amid ethics questionsReuters Canada
Trudeau defends Morneau's use of ethics loophole to maintain ownership of shares in family businessCTV News
Bill Morneau Was Told By Ethics Watchdog That Blind Trust For Assets Wasn't 'Required'Huffington Post Canada
The Globe and Mail
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Herald-Mail Media

Washington Co. attorney to ask ethics panel to hear complaint against commissioner
Herald-Mail Media
It will probably take the ethics panel several weeks and multiple meetings to resolve the matter, Jenkins said. The panel, once the members review the report, will need to discuss who they want to question and then schedule a time to interview those ...

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Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ethics commission dismisses complaint against Atlanta school board member
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Stadtlander told the ethics commission in his complaint that his campaign captured the conversation on video. As evidence, he submitted not the recording but a one-page partial transcript prepared by a private investigator after removing background noise.



Lawyer who blamed ethics case on mother can't discharge $500K in student debt, federal judge rules
ABA Journal
Rosen says he unknowingly provided those bank statements to police and the hearing board considering the ethics case against him. The hearing board instead blamed Rosen for the misappropriation, finding that he and his mother had ‚Äúchanged their stories ...



Forbes

Is It Too Late For Big Data Ethics?
Forbes
Over the past few weeks my inbox has seen a steady stream of emails on the topic of big data and AI research ethics. From the NSF-funded PERVADE study to industry initiatives to roundtables and discussions at the Association of Internet Researchers ...



Main Line

Update: Radnor Commissioner Richard Booker hit with ethics complaint
Main Line
Radnor >> Radnor Township Commissioner Richard Booker, who represents Ward 2, has been hit by an ethics violation filed by two township residents. This comes just after an ethics violation filed by Booker against Commissioner Elaine Schaefer, acting ...



The Capital Journal

Ethics amendment campaign submits signatures for 2018 ballot
The Capital Journal
Represent South Dakota spokesman Doug Kronaizl, center, and other supporters of a proposed government ethics constitutional amendment unload boxes of petitions outside the state Capitol in Pierre, S.D., Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. The campaign says it ...

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Futurism

Crowdsourced Morality Could Determine the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
Futurism
As artificial intelligence (AI) development progresses, experts have begun considering how best to give an AI system an ethical or moral backbone. A popular idea is to teach AI to behave ethically by learning from decisions made by the average person.

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