Sooner or later, we all sit down to a banquet of consequences!
Robert Louis Stevenson
Consequences are either good or bad. Which do you have more of?
I have observed four “myths” of our culture that blur ethical lines in business and life today. There may be more than these four, but these are the ones that are the most obvious. Here are “snapshots” of each of the myths being touted as values. The first myth pain: Our culture is trying…Details
As business issues and practices can disrupt, challenge and even distort one’s mission, time needs to be taken, on a regular basis to stop, and clarify your leadership mission. Use these questions as a basis to aid the process of self reflection: 1. What is your basic purpose in your profession? …Details
This is truly a noble theme and yet where is the ethics part? I would add, “ethics begins with you,” as well. Compliance may be more teachable as the law is the law. One must know it, its implications and its applicability in the workplace. This is very important and necessary, however, where does…Details
Next week, I am keynoting at the law school of a University on “The Ethical Implications of the Affordable Care Act.” Politicians, law students, business leaders, healthcare executives will be the audience. Can’t wait as it should be exciting, to say the least!
A new strategic partnership between Frank C. Bucaro and Associates and Global Ethics University to develop a comprehensive ethics/compliance online training system. This new program will give you another choice/tool in providing an online training option that you can actually customize to meet your goals, include your case studies, and communicate your organization’s mission, values…Details
Socrates and Plato, both taught that knowledge and virtue are one in this these ways: · If one knows what is right, then one will do what is right. · Virtue is a kind of knowledge in that they are deeply ingrained habits that guide one’s action. · The goal of the moral…Details
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 one of the reasons for a…Details
No matter what the business, what the company or what the industry, these five points apply across the board for all. Examine, after reading this, if your ethics training incorporates these concepts as the foundation of building a truly successful enterprise. Don’t think so, read on. E = Experience. Experience is not what happens to…Details