Ethics, AI, and Managing Ethics Risks It’s Time for Companies to Have an Ethics Committee I have blogged before about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to solve ethical quandaries and the key to using AI intelligently. Given the attention I have given to this subject in the past, it... Read more →


Ways to Promote EDI in the Workplace

Overcoming Bias Last Tuesday I blogged about the meaning of equity, diversity and inclusion and its importance in developing an ethical organization culture. In today’s blog I look at ways to promote EDI. LinkedIn Survey Recent events have sparked important conversations around racial bias and social injustice, calling upon institutions... Read more →


Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Is a Must for all Organizations

Establishing an Ethical Organization Environment This is the first of two blogs on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. The second blog will be posted on June 16. Organizational ethical climate refers to the moral atmosphere of the work environment and the level of ethics practiced within a company. Leaders determine organizational... Read more →


Should Chinese Companies Listed on U.S Stock Exchanges Be Subject to PCAOB Audits?

Making Workpapers Available to the PCAOB Might Violate China’s Sovereignty On January 23, 2014, the SEC came down hard on Chinese units of big-4 firms, ruling that these units should be barred from auditing U.S.-traded companies for six months. The ruling came after the firms failed to show the SEC... Read more →


How the Pandemic Has Expanded the Role of HR

A Paradigm Shift in Organizations By Lauren Winans The pandemic has changed the structure of the workplace, possibly for good. Employees are working remotely more now than at any time in the past, management is grappling with record-high resignations and burnout, and companies are scrambling to keep up with the... Read more →


How to Respond When Your Superior Asks You to Do Something You’re Not Comfortable With Protecting Your Values in the Face of Workplace Opposition It’s important to know how to respond if your boss makes an unreasonable request that makes you feel uncomfortable. The key is to be prepared to... Read more →


Creating a "Speak Up Culture" in the Workplace

Reporting Wrongdoing Enhances Workplace Ethics I have previously blogged about the speak up culture, a phenomenon that broadly encourages employees to bring matters of concern to top management so that corrective action can be taken when warranted. What is a Speak Up Culture? Tanya Finnie addresses the issue in a... Read more →


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 →