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Are You a Victim of Gaslighting in the Workplace?

How to Deal With Gaslighting Through Your Own Actions I have previously blogged about gaslighting in personal relationships. A good resource for you to look at if you believe you are a victim of it has been posted by psycom.net. Today, I address the issue of gaslighting in the workplace,... 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 →


Government Executives Must Be Held to High Workplace Ethics Standards

Respect for Others Creates a Civil Workplace Last week I was interviewed by Naomi Lin, a Washington Examiner reporter, about the ethics surrounding inappropriate behavior and comments in the workplace of government executives in the Biden administration. First, let me say that these kinds of things go on in all... 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 →


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 →


EDI in the Workplace

Corporate Culture Makes a Difference Last week I blogged about whether EDI courses are doing any good in college education. Today, I look at EDI and workplace ethics. We hear a lot about equity these days. It tends to be thought of as one of three key values necessary in... Read more →


Sexual Harassment Revisited: The Case of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo

The Entitlement Culture of Politicians The case of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo and the sexual harassment charges against him is interesting from the point of view of entitlement. Did Cuomo feel entitled to say things to female staffers or make certain gestures that others should not do? How can we... Read more →


Lack of Diversity and Inclusion at Google Should Be a Wake-up call for the Tech Industry

Cultural Issues Behind the Disparity Last week it was reported that many Google employees and others in the tech and academic communities were furious over the sudden exit from Google of Timnit Gebru, a pioneer in the study of ethics in artificial intelligence. She coauthored a paper that highlighted how... Read more →


Discrimination Against Women in the Workplace is Alive and Well 

Discrimination against women in the workplace is when an employer treats a female employee less favorably than the employer would a male employee specifically because of the employee's gender. Today’s blog is designed to provide workplace advice to those who fall victim to workplace discrimination. Key Federal Laws Prohibiting Gender... Read more →


Dating in the Workplace

What are the Ethical Dangers? I recently read a study dealing with dating in the workplace by Zeta: Dating Coworkers in Numbers: 2020 Study. Dating in the workplace is fraught with danger because of potential conflicts of interest when one party has to make decisions that affect the other. Will... Read more →