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When Should Clawback Provisions Be Used

Holding CEOs Accountable for Fraudulent Activities I have previously blogged about the 324:1 ratio of pay packages, on average, for S&P 500 CEOs when compared to the average worker Pay. In this blog I look at claw backs, a provision that enables a company and/or the SEC to go after... Read more →


Ethical Obligations and Decision Making in Accounting: Text & Cases, 6th edition

Book Review I want to share with my readers a review of my accounting ethics textbook that was just published in The CPA Journal. I am proud to say the review highly recommends the book. This is the sixth edition of my book that spans more than twenty years of... Read more →


Dealing With “Quiet Quitting” in the Workplace

Looking at Employer and Employee Responsibilities I must confess that when I read a poll taken by Gallup on “quiet quitting,” I did not know exactly what it meant at first. I thought it referred to the way employees leave their job—quietly and without fuss. Boy, was I way off... Read more →


Teaching Remote Employees Ethics for Online Communication

The Challenges and Opportunities From time to time I post a guest blog when it contains important information. Today's blog is by Charlie Fletcher. You can contact her at: charliefletcher365@gmail.com. This blog was first posted in October but got caught off so I am reposting it. There’s an adage that... Read more →


Empathy to Ethics: Where Heart Meets Business

A Key to Emotional Intelligence From time to time I post guest blogs when they contribute to the dialogue about ethics in the workplace. Today's guest blog is by Charlie Fletcher. Here is a link to her online portfolio: Stories by Charlie Fletcher : Contently. This blog was first issued... Read more →


The Ethical Aspects of Mental Health Care for Employees

The Importance of Supporting Employees in the Workplace From time to time I post a guest blog when it contains important information. Today's blog is by Charlie Fletcher. You can contact her at: charliefletcher365@gmail.com. This blog was first posted in October but got caught off so I am reposting it.... Read more →


Professionalism in the Workplace

What Does It Mean to Be a Professional? I have taught ethics to college students in business and accounting for almost 30 years. I have used a character-based ethic to encourage students to be the best version of themselves. It works for the most part. However, the missing link is... Read more →