Does ethics serve the bottom line or vice versa? interesting article!
If only morality was this simple!
This is a great organization. I keynoted a past convention.
To be a moral person is someone who seeks only the best for the “Other.”
Yesterday, Fess Parker died. For those of us who grew up with him playing Davy Crockett, he was a role model for a whole generation. The one line from Crockett that was used consistently was; “Find out what’s right and then do it!”
Still a great lesson today!
“The success of any business depends entirely on the character of the people conducting it.” L. Daniel Jorndt -Ret.Chairman of Walgreens
“A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.”
Edgar Watson Howe, 1919
This is a great program called ETHOS Week and EMU does this every year. Last year I was privileged to be their keynote speaker. David Mielke does a fantastic job as Dean to consistently make ethics THE focal point of the Business School!
Crappy Ethics? Are we doomed? Or is there hope for the ethically challenged? During a spirited discussion in our office last week, the question was asked “What if someone just has crappy ethics? Is there any hope of improvement or are you just out of luck because they just can’t change?” This question challenged me…