Ethics and Artificial Intelligence

Defining the Role of the Chief AI Ethics Officer I’m not a big fan of acronyms. Companies use them quite freely. It's getting crowded in the C-Suite. There’s the CBDO (Chief Business Development Officer) COO (Chief Operating Officer), CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) CAO (Chief Accounting Officer), CTO (Chief Technology Officer),... Read more →


Ethical Issues Surrounding Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations

Can employers require employees to get vaccinated? Employers need to consider a variety of issues when contemplating mandating COVID-19 vaccinations. There are good points and not so good points. One way to evaluate the ethical issues is by applying the cost-benefit analysis approach to ethical decision making, known as utilitarianism.... Read more →


Wellness in the Workplace: What is it and How Can it Be Achieved?

Health and Wellbeing at Work Comes From Having an Ethical Culture As mental health and wellbeing decline during these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever to strive for human flourishing (i.e., happiness) and meaning (i.e., self-actualization) in the workplace through moral excellence. This is the key to achieving wellbeing... 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 →


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 →