Ethics and Leadership

From Black Monday 1987, Enron in 2001, and the financial crisis of 2008; business ethics have come to the forefront of everyday conversation. It is ... read more

Life Is Not About Money - Money Just Gives You Choices

Poor people think they can do what they want, but that is not true. They are limited by their poverty. Rich people can choose to do what they want. ... read more

What Businesses Can Learn From the Golden Rule

Introduction You may not have thought too much about what businesses can learn from philosophers. You may be tempted to thi ... read more

Business Ethics Is a Moral Responsibility

Ethical business practices are conduct standards related to moral judgments applicable to people engaged in commerce related positions (Gitman, 201 ... read more

Domiciliary Care and the Synergy Between Enlightened Self Interest and Social Responsibility

Introduction How would managers of businesses or business owners answer the question: why are you in business? Would their ... read more

Wokplace Bullying Is Not a Cost Effective Management Strategy

Rhonda had been with the company for a few weeks when she realized the workflow could be improved by rearranging the workstations and switching a f ... read more

What Is a "Right" Decision?

When we're faced with those ambiguous choices where the "right" path is unclear or will produce some painful consequences, where do we turn? First ... read more

Managing and Leading Ethical Decision Making in Creating the Well-Living Workplace (Focus)

Ethics are at the forefront of all relationships when managing and leading staff. Through day-to-day interactions ethical decision-making guides be ... read more

The Honeywell Wellnes Program: How the Wrong Kind of Incentives Can Do More Harm Than Good

Introduction Honeywell International has an employee wellness program, as do most large and medium-sized companies in Ameri ... read more

Unconscious Bias and the Shortage of Blacks in Top Management of Corporate America

Although African-Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans represent roughly 30 percent of the population, they fill only 3 percent of senior mana ... read more

Shakespeare, Ethics and Common-Sense

If Shakespeare was alive today, he would already have penned a tragedy reflecting the lack of ethics as continuously reflected in procurement activ ... read more

How You Respond (or Don't) Says a Lot About You!

There are several things that bug me and one is bad manners, but I am not referring to the rude person in a social setting, but rather the bad mann ... read more

Do Your Values Match Your Employer's

It is normal for a company to have a set of core values, used to aid in decision making and to establish a culture that is developed purposefully r ... read more

How Seattle Property Management Is Understanding Micro-Apartments

The Plan Micro-apartments are the hotel sized rooms which are built with a joint kitchen. There is a plan by the Chairman o ... read more

The Prism of Ethics in the Workplace and Its Contributions to Workplace Violence

The adopted culture within today's workplace contributes to the frequency of Workplace Violence incidences that occur. 'Applied Ethics' in the work ... read more