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July 2012

Easy Saver Credit Card Fraud

What to do About Unauthorized Charges on Your Credit Card For the past few months a charge for $14.95 appeared on my credit card. At first I figured it was for something I bought but couldn’t remember exactly what is was. After four months of the same charge by Easy... Read more →

Wasendorf Fraud the Latest Example of Decline in Business Ethics

‘No matter How Cynical I get, I Can’t Keep Up’ Lily Tomlin said it best years ago: “No matter how cynical you become, it's never enough to keep up”. I’m referring to the news last week that Russell Wasendorf Sr, confessed to a 20-year fraud at his now-bankrupt Iowa brokerage,... Read more →

New Hires Fail to Meet Expectations for Professionalism in the Workplace

A Look at Professionalism in the Workplace Ethics in the workplace typically refers to a set of standards that establish expectations for right and wrong behavior. Ethics standards generally address issues such as basic standards of conduct and in relationships with suppliers, customers, and the public. Most companies have ethics... Read more →

Ethical Responsibilities in Government Auditing

Outside Auditors and Local Government Ethics From time to time I re-post blogs of others when I believe the message is relevant to readers of my workplace ethics blog. Today’s posting is one such occasion. The blog comes from Robert Wechsler, Director of Research for City Ethics at: It... Read more →

Global Survey on Ethics in the Workplace

Ethical Challenges in the Workplace A recent survey on global business ethics was conducted by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). There were approximately 2,000 respondents from close to eighty countries. The survey ‒ Managing Responsible Business: A Global Survey... Read more →