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May 2012

Male Professionals with Higher Ethical Standards Earn Less

Study Results Bring into Question a Different Work Ethic for Male and Female Employees I recently read in the May 14 Harvard Daily Stat Sheet that men get paid less when they behave ethically than men who do not behave ethically. Specifically, male business professionals who self-report high ethical character... Read more →

Wal-Mart Investigated for Overseas Practices – Again

Alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Violations Raises Questions about Ethics at Wal-Mart Have you heard that Wal-Mart is in trouble again with its overseas practices? The company reported that the audit committee of the Wal-Mart Stores board was examining possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and “other alleged... Read more →

MBAs, Money, and Mother Nature: The Motivation To Be Sustainable

The Role of Sustainability in Management From time to time a post a guest blog when I a receive one for consdieration. If it touches upon an important topic and deals with the workplace, I consider posting the piece. Today's blog is by Julianna Davies. In today’s uncertain economy, in... Read more →

Workplace Bullying Advice

What to Do if You Are the Target of Workplace Bullying The Workplace Bullying Institute defines workplace bullying as repeated, unreasonable actions of individuals (or a group) directed towards an employee (or a group of employees), which are intended to intimidate, degrade, humiliate, or undermine, or which create a risk... Read more →

Tone at the Top: Ethical Dilemma

Creating an Ethical Organization Culture The following piece appeared on the website of the Institute of Internal Auditors on May 1, 2012, through their publication Tone at the Top. The piece is an invaluable guide to ethical corporate behavior so I asked and received permission to repost it here. What... Read more →