Ethics Information

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.

More Articles from Ethics Information:
2 | 3 | 4



Watchdog filing ethics complaint against Trudeau for voting against public inquiry  Vermilion Standard

A leading democracy watchdog is filing an ethics complaint against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in relation to the SNC-Lavalin fiasco, the Sun has learned.


Ethics complaint: Controversial chairman John Miklos conceals conflicts on water board  Daytona Beach News-Journal

John Miklos, controversial chairman of the St. Johns River Water Management District, and two other board members have had their appointments to the board ...


Gardner-Webb team competes in annual NC Ethics Bowl  Shelby Star

A team from Gardner-Webb University recently participated in the eighth annual Ethics Bowl hosted by North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities.


Stanford and a Host of Industry Partners Want to Make Digital Health Ethical  Fortune

Stanford Libraries and a host of industry partners have set out to create guidelines for digital health ethics, including patients' rights.


AI researchers debate the ethics of sharing potentially harmful programs  The Verge

Research lab OpenAI shared details of a new text-generation algorithm, but it withheld the model itself, worried about "malicious applications." Some ...


Editorial: When it comes to ethics reform, pay attention to oversight  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Lawmakers are closing doors, which is a good thing when it comes to ethics reform. But they are leaving a window open.


Creating An Ethical Workplace May Not Be Easy, But Is It Critical? Yes, It Is  Forbes

In today's difficult business environment, it can be easy to overlook ethical dilemmas in the workplace out of sheer exasperation. But when a company makes the ...


GoFundMe campaigns are a no-no for furloughed federal workers, government ethics office warns  USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – A word of advice to federal workers who are suddenly without a paycheck during the next government shutdown and tempted to ask for ...


Oversight Committee Raises Ethics Concerns About Trump's Proposed Nuclear Power Deal With Saudi Arabia  Pacific Standard

The Trump administration has continued pursuing a proposed nuclear power deal with Saudi Arabia despite warnings from ethics lawyers and security experts, ...


Brainstorm Health: Digital Health Ethics, Google Opioid Project, CRISPR Babies  Fortune

Good afternoon, readers! Stanford and a compendium of industry partners has set out to create guiding principles meant to ensure the ethical use of digital ...


He Jiankui's Germline Editing Ethics Article Retracted by The CRISPR Journal  Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

The CRISPR Journal is retracting a perspective on the ethics of gene editing written by He Jiankui, PhD, the scientist known for gene editing humans.


Government ethics office refuses to certify Wilbur Ross' financial disclosure  Center for Public Integrity

Decision follows Center for Public Integrity report that the Commerce Department secretary didn't sell stock — after saying he would ...


Ethics + integrity  UCAR

At the core of our work at NCAR and UCAR are the values that underlie our institutional culture: scientific integrity, a diverse and inclusive workforce, ...


OpenAI's Realistic Text-Generating AI Triggers Ethics Concerns  Forbes

Elon Musk's company OpenAI releases text-generating AI which triggered ethics concerns in the AI community. What can this new AI do? What are the ...


Museums in the changing world order: a question of ethics  Art Newspaper

In the first part of a new series, Adrian Ellis looks at the increased public scrutiny of museum boards in the social media age.


Harvard works to embed ethics in computer science curriculum  Harvard Gazette

Computer science students examine issues such as privacy, censorship, and fake news in courses co-designed by philosophy professors as Harvard works to ...


A federal employee’s ethics guide during future government shutdowns  Federal News Network

The Office of Government Ethics has finally weighed in on what it described as a “number of ethics-related issues” that arose during recent government ...


Bucking ethics proposal, legislators become lobbyists | Oklahoma  Enid News & Eagle

Three former legislators who left office in November are now lobbyists, embodying a practice that state ethics officials have unsuccessfully tried to ban in the face ...


Republicans blast Cummings over ‘irresponsible’ claims regarding Trump ethics disclosure  The Washington Post

The partisan accusations, which relate to payments to an adult-film actress, have surfaced early in the new congressional session.


Madeira Beach fire chief suspended for ethics violation  Tampa Bay Times

MADEIRA BEACH — Fire Chief Derryl O'Neal has been suspended without pay for two weeks after a finding by the state Commission on Ethics that he had ...


'Indopos’ election report violated ethics, Press Council declares - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

The Indonesian Press Council has ruled that daily newspaper Indopos violated its Code of Ethics by spreading misinformation in an article about incumbent ...


Ethics board recommends changes to ordinance | Denton  Denton Record Chronicle

Denton's new Board of Ethics wants a new definition for “conflict of interest,” and is ready to roll up its sleeves and do the work — if the City Council.


Emmet County board chair faces ethics hearing Thursday  Petoskey News-Review

PETOSKEY — For the first time, Emmet County commissioners will test the enforcement measures laid out in the code of ethics they passed last year during a ...


Journal Retracts Ethics Article by Doctor Who Gene Edited Babies  Futurism

When news broke of He Jiankui's infamous gene editing research, an academic journal published his ethical guidelines. Now the article has been retracted.


House panel starts debate on ethics panel bill  Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE – With a mandate from statewide voters, New Mexico lawmakers have begun weighing proposed legislation that would set up an independent state ...


Clinton Township officials at odds over ethics  The Macomb Daily

With two former town officials implicated in a public corruption scandal, ethics is likely to be a key campaign issue in Clinton Township for the upcoming 2020 ...


AI ethics: It's time to move beyond a list of principles  Information Age

AI ethics must move beyond 'principles' says new report from the Nuffield Foundation and Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence.


Watchdog files ethics complaint against Trudeau for voting against public inquiry  Clinton News Record

A leading democracy watchdog is filing an ethics complaint against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in relation to the SNC-Lavalin fiasco, the Sun has learned.


No sign of a Cuomo probe after ethics panel's closed-door vote  Times Union

ALBANY- Three weeks after New York's ethics watchdog panel voted behind closed doors whether to investigate the activities of a former top aide to Gov.


The New Frontier of Business Ethics  Gallup

Learn how to rethink the way your organization approaches ethics to meet the demands of new business realities.


West Milford BOE's legal bills are so high, trustees are slated for ethics training  NorthJersey.com

WEST MILFORD — As a result of legal bills totaling $67,000 to defend board members from ethics complaints since 2010, a state's code of ethics training ...


Thought for the weekend: Books shine a light on ethics  Belfast Telegraph

There's been a venerable tradition of great books featuring talking animals. A couple of personal favourites are The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame, ...


Improved gene editing moves ethical questions to the fore  Harvard Magazine

The gene-editing technology CRISPR/Cas9 has been described as a word processor for DNA, but Kevin Eggan says it has all the finesse of a thermonuclear ...


Canada PM meets legislators for first time since ethics allegations  Reuters

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday faced legislators from his Liberal Party for the first time since two high-profile resignations over ethics ...


The Supreme Court needs an ethics code  Washington Examiner

Supreme Court justices, whose decisions are often irreversible and have the widest impact, are the only judges in our country who are trusted to police ...


The ecological danger of ethical impoverishment (Holistic ethics)  High Country News

The West is facing challenges that won't be solved without moral considerations.


Openness advocates blast ethics panel bill  Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE, N.M. — Senate measure would set up board 'shrouded in secrecy,' critics say.


Louisiana ethics board: Lawmaker can receive free guns, ammo  NOLA.com

A Louisiana lawmaker with a competitive pistol shooting hobby can continue to receive free guns and ammunition and sponsorships from the firearms industry, ...


Vote for civility and ethics for better local governments  Miami Herald

There are many important municipal elections scheduled this year throughout Miami-Dade County. The impact of those elections on local residents spans ...


Is scientists' response to CRISPR babies about ethics or self-governance?  STAT

The scientific community quickly decried He Jiankui's creating 'CRISPR babies' as unethical. Its reaction was also about self-governance.


The Supreme Court should adopt an ethics code  The Washington Post

During the contentious Supreme Court confirmation process for Brett M. Kavanaugh, and soon after he was confirmed on Oct. 6, dozens of ethics complaints ...


Craiglist’s Craig Newmark gives Poynter $5 million for ethics center  Tampa Bay Times

The gift from the founder of craigslist is the largest in Poynter's history. It will help expand and deepen the institute's efforts to promote trustworthy journalism and ...


Lawmakers set to debate competing ethics reform bills  KXNet.com

Bismarck, ND - Lawmakers are still at odds over ethics reform.


The ‘Ethics’ of Trump’s Border Wall  The New York Times

A wall would cause harm to immigrants and refugees, all of whom are equal to us in the eyes of God.


Invest in AI’s ethical future  TechCrunch

I spent a recent Saturday morning talking to a group of grade school kids about artificial intelligence. Many of them had never coded before, let alone heard of AI.


AI in the UK: The only way is ethics  ComputerWeekly.com

In this e-guide, we explore how enterprises must confront the ethical implications of AI use as they increasingly roll out technology that has the potential to ...


Ethics panel dismisses complaint against Sauk County Board members  WiscNews

A panel on Wednesday cleared two Sauk County Board members who were accused of violating ethics rules by carpooling to meetings and collecting ...


Arkansas Senate approves increase in maximum ethics fines  KAIT

The Arkansas Senate has approved a plan to increase the maximum fines the state Ethics Commission can levy, one of several measures proposed in response ...


Ethics complaint filed against Brosche  The Florida Times-Union

Editor's note: The story has been updated to correct inaccurate information about the type of retirement plan City Council member Anna Brosche has with the ...


Ethics Investigation Into Former Gov. Hickenlooper's Travel Gifts Continues  Colorado Public Radio

An attempt to dismiss the complaint that Hickenlooper improperly accepted free lodging and travel on private jets failed.


How to design a system for ethical innovation in tech  Fast Company

Every company should have a new CEO: chief ethics officer.


ExxonMobil’s lust for oil, the ethics of McDonald’s, and botox-to-go  The Economist

DESPITE WILDFIRES and polar freezes, energy firms such as ExxonMobil are planning to increase fossil-fuel production. The climate consequences could be ...


North Dakota bill would keep ethics complaint process largely...  Grand Forks Herald

FARGO — A bill to establish a state ethics commission pushed by GOP leaders would shield subjects of ethics complaints in secrecy until final findings are ...


Purposeful Evolution: Creating an Ethical, Prosperous Future  Singularity Hub

Humans have the unique capacity to purposefully evolve ourselves because we have future consciousness, which is cognitive, motivational, and emotional.


Medscape Internist Ethics Report 2018  Medscape

Physicians face numerous ethical decisions—from life and death to romance and money—every day. Medscape surveyed more than 5200 physicians, including ...


Ethics commission recommends ban on campaign contributions from developers  Curbed LA

A proposal to ban developers and other planning professionals from making donations to local politicians cleared the city's ethics commission on Tuesday.


Report details ethics allegations against Andrew Gillum  Orlando Sentinel

The Florida Commission on Ethics released documents Wednesday supporting the panel's unanimous finding of probable cause that Andrew Gillum, last year's ...


Ethics Inquiry Opened Over Justin Trudeau’s Actions in Bribery Case  The New York Times

Canada's ethics commissioner said he will investigate allegations that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pressed his former attorney general to end a case against a ...


Ethics panel closes investigation into N.J. Sen. Robert Menendez  Washington Post

The Senate Ethics Committee closed its investigation into Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) last week after he finished reimbursing a friend and political ally for ...


Just how ethical is ethical investment?  The Guardian

Many investment indices claim to list only environmentally sound companies.


Ethics commission dismisses complaint against Austins HR director  Austin American-Statesman

Austin's ethics commission on Wednesday dismissed a disputed complaint against a city employee that prompted Austin Mayor Steve Adler to suggest relaxing ...


As Achim Steiner Hunts UNDP Whistleblowers Survey Reveals Little Confidence in Faux Ethics Mechanism  Inner City Press

By Matthew Russell Lee, Exclusive, Photo. UNITED NATIONS GATE, February 23 – With the UN Office of South South Cooperation so recently exposed as a ...


INTERIOR: Bernhardt ethics probe sought over endangered fish rollback  E&E News

A government watchdog group is asking for a probe into whether acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt violated his ethics pledge when he endorsed ...


Ethics panel tosses complaint against Dallas council member for tweet about destroying Civil War monument  Dallas News

A preliminary panel of the city's Ethics Advisory Commission on Tuesday tossed out a complaint that a former Dallas City Council member lodged against current ...


Improving the ethics approval process for non-university researchers  devpolicy.org

How to improve the ethics clearance process for non-uni researchers? Tricia Cerone and Philippa Smales make some suggestions.


Recent events highlight an unpleasant scientific practice: ethics dumping  The Economist

THE ANNOUNCEMENT in November of the editing of the genomes of two embryos that are now baby girls, by He Jiankui, a Chinese DNA-sequencing ...


Arkansas lawmakers back ethics bills after investigations  KAIT

Arkansas legislative leaders are calling for increased fines for ethics violations and a measure forfeiting elected officials' pensions if they're convicted of certain ...


Ethics in politics  Guwahati Plus

In the subject of 'Politics,' it seems a particular chapter of great importance, i.e. 'Ethics,' is unfortunately missing. Since most of the politicians dislike the word ...


Most Brits struggle with ethical finances, research shows  City A.M.

The majority of people try to live ethically but fall short when it comes to their finances, new research shows. A total of 71 per cent of Brits said they generally live ...


New Savage Lovecast: The Ethics of HIV Disclosure  TheStranger.com

When bisexual friends go wild: A lesbian has been buddies with a bi woman for a while. Guess what happened when they got drunk! Now, the bi friend is asking ...


Hancock Co. Commissioner fulfills terms of ethics complaint ruling  WTOV Steubenville

An ethics complaint that was filed against a Hancock County Commissioner in 2017 was finally put to rest on Thursday. The complaint related to the use of ...


Goodbye, trolley problem. This is Silicon Valley’s new ethics test.  The Washington Post

For tech companies, it's no longer enough to just be woke.


Susan Wild tapped for House Ethics panel  Allentown Morning Call

Lehigh Valley Congresswoman Susan Wild has been tapped to serve on the House Ethics Committee, a panel that enforces standards of conduct in the U.S. ...


Beyond the Stigma: CMC focuses on ethics for treating heart-damaged IV drug users  The Union Leader

MANCHESTER —The patient was just 18 and seriously ill when she came to the emergency room at Catholic Medical Center in the summer of 2015.


Letter — Ethics vote was insulting  Trumbull Times

To the Editor: I was pleased with the extensive reporting and letters in the last edition of The Trumbull Times regarding the recent Ethics Commission vote.


Rutgers professor raises doubts on ethics of bitcoin, cryptocurrency  RU Daily Targum

Though Bitcoin has become a popular term in the financial and technological world, a Rutgers professor discussed the ethical consequences of cryptocurrency ...


Stanford and the Ethical Dilemma of Silicon Valley’s Next Generation  The Ringer

Following major scandals at Facebook, Google, and others, how is the university known as a feeder system for tech giants coming to grips with a world in which ...


What's the future of human gene editing? Balancing ethical and religious concerns with evidence-based uses of genetic technologies  Genetic Literacy Project

The November announcement of CRISPR-created babies provoked an intense uproar from scientists, ethicists and the public alike. Fears of independent actors.


Some Alaska lawmakers say new ethics rules are too limiting | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD  KFQD

FILE - This April 2, 2012, file photo shows the front entrance of the Alaska state Capitol building in Juneau, Alaska. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File). By BECKY ...


Trudeau’s cabinet faces 5th ethics investigation — here’s how Stephen Harper’s office compared  Global News

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet is facing another ethics investigation — his fifth one since taking office in 2015.


A WORD TO THE SPIRITUAL SEEKERS: Secular ethics: The heart knows | Truro News  Truro Daily News

BY DON MURRAY The Dalai Lama is probably the most recognized, respected, and wisdom-filled spiritual leader in today's world. He is a focus for all those ...


‘Three Identical Strangers’: The high cost of experimentation without ethics  The Washington Post

For decades, American scientists pushed for progress without regard for human subjects.


Trump 'not mentally well,' should be removed under 25th Amendment, former Bush ethics attorney says  Fox News

President Donald Trump is “not well at all mentally” and Congress needs to remove him under the 25th Amendment, former President George W. Bush's chief ...





home | site map
© 2005