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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 →


Ensuring Income Equality in Your Business

CEOs Make 351 Times More than a Typical Worker A study by the Economic Policy Institute estimates that CEO compensation has grown 1,322% since 1978, while typical worker compensation has risen just 18%. In 2020, CEOs of the top 350 firms in the U.S. made $24.2 million, on average —... Read more →


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 →


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 →


The Cancel Culture in the Workplace

The Thought Police in the Workplace According to Dictionary.com, “Cancel culture is the popular practice of withdrawing support for (canceling) public figures or companies after doing something offensive or deemed to be so by one group or another. When someone has been “canceled,” it means they cease to exist to... Read more →


There are Benefits to Giving Women Greater Access to the C-Suite

Characteristic Traits of Behavior Make Women More Moral Than Men I have previously blogged about women and the glass ceiling and how they have been lagging in C-Suite positions. Along comes a research study from the Harvard Business Review that seems to show an increase in gender diversity but raises... Read more →


What is Ethics Washing?

Google’s Failed Attempt to Create an Ethics Advisory Panel No, it is not about washing your clothes in a responsible way. Ethics Washing refers to the practice of ethical window dressing. It is where an organization gives lip service to ethics to make it seem as though it acts responsibly... Read more →


Tone at the Top Defines Ethical Culture in the Workplace

What is Management's Role? What would you do if you discovered that a superior was engaged in inappropriate conduct? Beyond matters that deal with sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination that should be reported to the Human Resources Department, employees sometimes uncover fraudulent financial practices and are faced with... Read more →