“There are two ways to live your life. One as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
“Ethics is an immediate set of ideas grasped through intuition and reasoned out in common language.” Rushworth Kidder
There doesn’t seem to be conscience in today’s corporate world and yet it is so important in how we live and act.
St. Thomas Aquinas said that we have an obligatiobn to follow conscience as long as it is well informed and objectively educated. Maybe this is the problem?
“I was lucky to have a great role model in my father. He taught me that there is no conflict between success and ethics, indeed the only guarantee for a good life is to live as a good person.”
Peter Loescher,CEO of Siemens
Can you think of someone that you would suggest lead this initiative? I can’t think of anyone! How sad!
Classic difference between what might be legal and the lack of moral obligations!
And we wonder what went on as Wall Street was imploding! WASHINGTON – Senior staffers at the Securities and Exchange Commission spent hours surfing pornographic websites on government-issued computers while they were being paid to police the financial system, an agency watchdog says. The SEC’s inspector general conducted 33 probes of employees looking at explicit…Details
Great article on whistleblowers and ethics. Finally these people are getting support for taking the high road and doing the right thing!
lagojevich says he’ll be at hearing today, challenges FitzgeraldApril 21, 2010 9:34 AM | No CommentsA federal court hearing to discuss pretrial motions is scheduled for noon today as preparations for the corruption trial of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich go into their final six weeks. On Tuesday, Blagojevich described the federal prosecutors who have brought…Details