Business ethics Feed

Insightly Launches New Service Software to Help Businesses Exceed Customer Expectations

New Survey Shows only 6% of Consumers Feel Businesses Exceed Expectations - while 35% of Businesses Think they Do The following news release addresses the gap between how consumers believe businesses meet or exceed expectations versus businesses themselves. I was granted permission to release it as a blog and I... Read more →


How Diversity and Inclusion Can Make Your Company More Successful

Expanding the Horizons of Corporate Social Responsibility This guest blog was written by Charlie Fletcher. He can be reached at the email below. There should be no argument that diversity and inclusion must be integral parts of your business. At the most basic level, you have social, ethical, and legal... Read more →


What Makes for a Good Leader in the Workplace?

Thoughts on Understanding Leadership Last week I wrote a blog about the importance of ethical leadership in the workplace. I addressed the qualities of an ethical leader including honesty, trustworthiness, fair-minded, responsible, accountable, and having integrity. Martin Luenendonk also addresses “The Qualities of an Ethical Leader.” He describes a variety... Read more →


The Role of Ethical Leadership in Organizational Culture

What Are the Qualities of an Ethical, Competent Leader? When we think about ethical leadership, the first thing that comes to mind is: What is Ethics? Simply stated, ethics is about knowing what the right thing to do is in a variety of circumstances and carrying out ethical intent with... Read more →


The Importance of Empathy in the Workplace

What Does Empathy Mean For the Workplace Culture and the Pandemic? Last week I blogged about empathy in my “Ethics Sage” blog. Today I address the issue of empathy in the workplace and characteristics of those who possess the moral trait of being empathetic towards another person. First, let’s look... Read more →


Why Are Managers Paying Little Attention to the Responsible Use of AI?

Ethics and AI: The Issues Explored In a startling result, just 6% of executives said they ensure Artificial Intelligence (AI) is used ethically and responsibly by making development teams diverse. A new report from FICO and Corinium has found that many companies are deploying various forms of AI throughout their... Read more →


A Shocking Number of Employees Are Watching Sports at Work

The Ethical Issues Explored I recently read a survey about the number of employees that watch sports at work and I was startled by the results. The survey was prepared by Digital Third Coast and can be accessed by clicking on this link. I wasn’t surprised that workers who are... Read more →


Ethics When Hiring Disabled Workers

EEOC Guidelines The following is a guest blog by Jessica Chapmen. Her contact information is below. It's very important for employers to try and be inclusive in their approach when hiring employees and putting teams together, and ethical businesses in the modern era are encouraged to bring in workers from... Read more →


Should Employers Provide Incentives for Employees to Get Vaccinated?

Weighing the Harms and Benefits to Employers and Employees of Requiring Vaccination Last week I blogged about whether employers can mandate Covid-19 vaccinations for all employees. It is legal for employers to require the vaccination as long as they conform to safety and discrimination laws as set out by the... Read more →


The Cancel Culture in the Workplace: Part II

Freedom of Expression Last week I blogged about the cancel culture in the workplace and how corporations and their employers should react when a group of workers wants to cancel an employee(ees). This week I drill down on the idea that the cancel culture portends conflicts ahead for employers that... Read more →