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October 2014

Defining the Generation Gap in the Workplace

Are their Shared Values Among Workers of Different Generations? Generation gap analysts believe that shared experiences condition generational groups to see and act differently than other generational groups; hence, the emergence of a generation gap. These generational differences, they believe, cause us to communicate and use technology differently and have... Read more →

Is it Ethical to Allow Yelp to Manipulate Ratings Based on Ad Purchase?

Ethical Legalism is at Heart of Yelp’s Posting Policies Last month the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled that the online review site Yelp can change the ratings of businesses on its site as it sees fit. Yelp was accused of lowering the ratings of companies that... Read more →

Is it Ever Proper to Sacrifice your Ethics in the Workplace?

Our Values define who we are in Life and in the Workplace Acting in accordance with company values in the workplace is the key component in developing an ethical organization culture. Still, are there any situations where one’s values can be compromised for the greater good? If so, what are... Read more →

Challenges for Bipolar Employees and their Employers in the Workplace

The Golden Rule Provides Ethical Guidance on Dealing with Bipolar Employees Imagine that you have bipolar personality disorder and it creates special challenges for you in the workplace. Well, according to the National Institute of Mental Health bipolar disorder affects approximately 5.7 million adult Americans, or about 2.6% of the... Read more →

What should be the Goals of a Performance Evaluation System?

The Ethics of Performance Evaluation The performance evaluation system developed by an organization should be built on the ethical principle of fairness. Performance evaluation is a way of sending a message to employees about how they are performing with respect to the goals and long-term strategies of an organization. A... Read more →

What you can do about Zombies in the Workplace

Leaders need to identify the Telltale Signs of Zombie-ism We’ve all seen them and dealt with them from time to time. They are “workplace zombies” that suck the energy and spirit out of their co-workers and make life miserable for those around them. The result can be a malaise that... Read more →