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April 2013

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Signs of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace What should you do if you think your boss may be doing something improper? It’s a question I deal with all the time in my ethics class. Of course, it depends on the action or behavior. Sexual harassment is a form of sex... Read more →

Should Whistleblower Awards be taxed?

Dodd-Frank and the Ethics of Taxing Whistleblower Awards Section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”), amended the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by, among other things, adding Section 21F, entitled “Securities Whistleblower Incentives and Protection.” Section 21F directs the Commission to make... Read more →

Cyber-Affairs in the Workplace

Social Media’s Role in Cyber Affairs Have you ever been bored in the workplace? Have you thought about having a cyber-affair? Well, you’re not alone. Cyber-affairs that begin during workplace hours and continue at home are on the rise. Increasingly, employees are seeking out their “soul mates” online. The Internet... Read more →

2013 Ethisphere Most Ethical Companies

The Case of McDonald’s: Corporate vs. Personal Responsibility I have been a frequent critic of businesses and business practice in my ethics sage and workplace ethics blogs so to be fair I am devoting this blog to the 2013 Ethisphere Institute’s “Most Ethical Companies around the World.” The Ethisphere Institute... Read more →