Why ‘Ethos Week’ makes me sleep better!

I had the privilege of being part of an exciting and unique event at Eastern Michigan University last week. The first event of its kind in the country, offered by a business school. “Ethos Week” was created, developed and implemented by undergraduate and graduate students of the College of Business. “Ethos Week is a week-long…

Moral Leadership and the “Happy Dance”

A recent survey report by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)and the Ethics Resource Center (ERC), “The Ethics Landscape in American Business,” had me out of my desk chair, doing the ‘happy dance.’ The report stated that “ethics can be defined as a philosophy principle concerned with opinions about appropriate and inappropriate moral conduct or…

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” (…