Ethics Shmethics! Spitzer Resigns!

According to the AP (http://www.associatedpress.com/) New York Governor, Eliot Spitzer, announced his resignation today in the midst of his alleged involvement in a prostitution scandal. Once deemed the ‘Sheriff of Wall Street’, Spitzer seemed to be living with a massive disconnect from his personal life and professional obligations. My January newsletter, “The Ethics Update” (…

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Being ethical is like being pregnant?

Here we go again with still another industry rocked by scandal. Now it’s baseball with the steroid controversy. It is becoming more apparent to me, that now matter what the industry or business, (i.e. the office romance with a subordinate of the married, non-profit organization president, the subprime mortgage scandal, and now major league baseball)…

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Michael Vick sentenced…What is his Price to Pay?

Michael Vick is sentenced to 23 months in prison for dog fighting. Most recently, we see that Vick’s finanical losses are estimated around $142 million due to this dog fighting conviction. (Chicago Tribune, 12/11/07 ) Here’s another example of the “Price to Pay factor,” for unethical and illegal activity. However, the “PTP” is not just…

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