Business ethics Feed

Importance of Being an Ethical Leader

Walking the Talk of Ethics Ethical leadership in business is more important today than ever before. Businesses must cope with delays in the supply chain, rising interest rates, growing inflation, and the remnants of Covid which, in some cases, has led to a demand by employees for more remote work... Read more →


Why Ethics Codes Are Important

What Should Be Included in Your Code of Ethics? I have previously blogged about the importance of establishing an ethical culture in an organization to support the code of ethics. A code is meaningless unless top management models ethical behavior in every action and decision made. Purpose of a Code... 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. There’s an adage that says that ethics are what we do when no one is watching. This axiom has perhaps... Read more →


Is the Gap Between Executive and Employee Compensation Ethical?

Median Pay was $14.2 million in 2021 for CEOs A few days ago, I read that pay increases for U.S. CEOs are on the rise in the post-pandemic period. Median pay rose to $14.2 million last year for the leaders of S&P 500 companies, up from a record $13.4 million... Read more →


Campaign Advice for People with Disabilities

The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) Education and employment opportunities for disabled people have improved over time, particularly after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990. But roughly 80% of people with disabilities are still unemployed according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and discrimination and... Read more →


Advice on Whether to Accept That Job Offer  

Go Where You Are Wanted If you are like me, there have been occasions in your work-life where you either felt squeamish about accepting a new job because of concerns about the potential employer or wanted to leave a job because you had doubts about the employer. For me, the... Read more →


Do Auditors Adequately Assess Audit Quality?

Measurement of Audit Quality is the Key This blog is a continuation of one I posted earlier today and follows up on a blog posted a couple of weeks ago. The question of whether audits provide useful information and protect investors has been discussed for many years. It is an... Read more →


Can Employees Be Fired for Using Social Media at Work?

Rules of the Road The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects us from the government interfering with our speech – meaning we can typically express opinions (even if they are offensive) without being arrested or charged with a crime. But that does not mean you can say whatever you... 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. You’ve probably heard about empathy... Read more →


Corporate Governance Systems May Be Failing

Has COVID Caused a Decline in Corporate Governance The case for business ethics has been well demonstrated through the costs and impacts of the repeated high-profile cases of corporate greed and misconduct. Often those integrity failures are a result of individuals crossing ethical boundaries as well as ignoring or circumventing... Read more →