Whistleblower ethics

“Hey, I am trying to tell you there is a problem…” Have you ever been in the position of relating bad news to someone in the workplace—maybe it was about a product that does not deliver on its promises, unsanitary or unsafe conditions, or a co-worker who is way beyond bending the rules in order…

Ethics and Business

Can Business be Ethical and Successful? Most people will tell you that “business ethics” is a contradiction in terms. “Impossible!” they say. “You have to do everything you can to give customers what they want and increase shareholder value. No one can put ethics before the bottom line and succeed in today’s business climate. Ethics…

Test your ethics

Test Yourself: What Would You Do? As a police commissioner once said when he turned down the twentieth bribe offer he had received that day, “Ethics ain’t easy!” All of us are faced by those moments when doing what’s right is very different from doing what’s easy or what would be the most profitable. That’s…