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March 2014

What to do about the Declining Workplace Ethic

Changes to the SAT Miss an Opportunity to Develop Ethical Reasoning Skills Late in life Adam Smith observed that government institutions can never tame and regulate a society whose citizens are not schooled in a common set of virtues. “What institutions of government could tend so much to promote the... Read more →

Women Must Stand up Against Workplace Harassment

What Constitutes Sexual Harassment in the Workplace? The following is a guest blog by Rebecca Gray, who writes for Harassment in the workplace takes many forms, so protecting employees from unhealthy work environments means acknowledging the many faces of harassment at work. Harassment should be seen as a form... Read more →

What is and is not Workplace Bullying

What to do about Workplace Bullying Workplace bullying is when one a person or group of people in a workplace single out another person for unreasonable, embarrassing, or intimidating treatment. Usually the bully is a person in a position in authority who feels threatened by the victim, but in some... Read more →

GM Recall Raises Ethical Questions

Product Safety Problems in the Auto Industry due to a lack of Integrity in Business Practices Last week I heard that General Motors recalled 1.37 million vehicles sold in the U.S. with a faulty ignition key. Some of those keys, while in the ignition, could inadvertently move out of the... Read more →

Workplace Misconduct on the Decline

Are Companies Getting the Message about the need for Ethics in the Workplace? New findings from the Ethics Resource Center suggest that overall workplace misconduct is on the decline, while other findings suggest there is room for improvement. Workplace misconduct is at a historic low, according to the Ethics Resource... Read more →