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December 2012

Cyberbullying and School Responsibilities

We need to Treat Each Other Better and Reinstate a Societal Ethic In March 2010, a federal jury ordered the Hudson Area School District in Michigan to pay $800,000 in damages to a student who endured years of emotional, physical, and sexual bullying. Dane Patterson was in middle school when... Read more →

Gender Diversity in the Boardroom

Should Quotas Exist in the Boardroom? The percentage of women on boards of S&P 1500 companies barely budged from 12.1 percent in 2009 to 12.6 percent today, according to a survey released in March 2012 by GMI Ratings, a corporate governance adviser to big investors. The U.S. is 11th among... Read more →

Occupational Fraud in the Workplace on the Rise

Is it Ethical for an Employer to Monitor Social Networking by Employees? I have previously blogged about increasing workplace pressure (13% of workers say it exists) and retaliation against workers (22%) who blow the whistle on wrongdoing. These results appear in the 2011 National Business Ethics Survey (NBES). In this... Read more →

Workplace Bullying

What to do if you feel you are Being Bullied Workplace bullying refers to 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 to the health or safety... Read more →