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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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I Asked 19 Successful Leaders What 'Ethics' Means To Them
October 17 is Global Ethics Day. This occasion, created by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, is the perfect time to reflect on what ethics is and why ethical leadership is more crucial than ever. Since this is a column about how ...


Gartner picks digital ethics and privacy as a strategic trend for 2019
Call it a sign of the times but digital ethics and privacy has been named as one of Gartner's top ten strategic technology trends for 2019. That, my friends, is progress of a sort. Albeit, it also underlines how low certain tech industry practices have ...

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Fast Company

Codes of ethics probably don't work
Fast Company
Many have posited that a code of ethics for technology–similar to the moral guidelines that bind doctors and lawyers–can help ensure better decision-making, an idea that companies are slowly adopting. Google used its code of ethics (as well as an ...

WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Ethics panel finds probable cause official violated laws
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has found probable cause to believe that East Greenwich's town manager violated state ethics law by failing to disclose more than $200,000 paid in 2016 to a firm she owns in her capacity as ...
Ethics panel finds probable cause that East Greenwich Town Manager Corrigan failed to disclose $200K in paymentsThe Providence Journal

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Brookings Institution (blog)

What's happening with the ethics complaints against Brett Kavanaugh?
Brookings Institution (blog)
Reports about judicial misconduct complaints against now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh highlight once more the endemic confusion about the administration of the federal court system. The bottom line is that the complaints won't proceed because Supreme Court ...
The Four Possible Outcomes Of The Kavanaugh Ethics InvestigationForbes

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Courier Journal

Matt Bevin hit with ethics complaint for promoting US Rep. Andy Barr
Courier Journal
Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is accused of breaking state ethics law for promoting U.S. Rep. Andy Barr on his official government Twitter account, which he has since deleted. The Kentucky Democratic Party filed a complaint against Bevin on Tuesday after ...
Kentucky Democratic Party files ethics complaint over Bevin tweet supporting Rep. BarrWKYT
Kentucky Dems File Ethics Complaint Against Bevin For Tweet Backing BarrLEX18 Lexington KY News
'Foolishness.' Bevin replies to complaint about backing Barr on state Twitter account.Lexington Herald Leader
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Pensacola News Journal

Ethics complaint filed against Gulf Breeze mayor candidate Patty Burke
Pensacola News Journal
A former Gulf Breeze City Councilman has filed an ethics complaint with the Florida Commission of Ethics against one of the city's mayoral candidates. Joe Henderson, who served two terms on the City Council from 2008-2016, told the News Journal that he ...

In fight over ethics changes, Hawley is a `no' vote
“Josh has already enacted ethics reforms in his office and believes they should apply across state government. He is opposed with taking away the power to draw political districts from elected representatives and giving it away to a third party that ...

Registration open for Penn State Ethics and Engineering Case Competition
Penn State News
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Registration is now open for undergraduate students interested in participating in the upcoming Penn State Ethics and Engineering Case Competition, which will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, in 220 Hammond Building.

The Business Times

Are ethics really the only way?
The Business Times
ASIA has for a long time been considered one of the newcomers to ethical investing, with Asia (ex-Japan) accounting for 0.2 per cent of global socially responsible investment assets, according to the Global Sustainable Investment Review 2016. However ...

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