Workplace ethics Feed

Are We Still in Control? How Data and Analytics are Key to Ensuring Your Company’s Narrative

Keys to Data Governance and Accountability "Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past" – George Orwell*** In the classic novel "1984," George Orwell explains that those exerting authority over information can apply influence over the future. There's a suggestion that organizations empowered to... Read more →


What is Ethical Intelligence in the Workplace?

Reviewing What Others Say About It I’ve always been attracted to the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Ethical Intelligence. They are character traits that make for healthy relationships. However, I haven’t given them enough coverage in my blogs as it pertains to ethics in the workplace. According to ethicist Bruce... Read more →


The Intersection of Workplace Ethics and Social Media Marketing

The Key is to Follow Basic Ethical Principles Social media presents organizations with both ethical challenges and opportunities. As it blurs the boundaries between our personal lives and work, it can be a difficult balance for companies to protect their reputations, uphold their responsibilities to stakeholders, and empower employees to... Read more →


Are SPACs on the Way Out? New Regulations are on the Horizon

SEC Comes Down Hard on Marcum LLP On June 21, 2023, the PCAOB sanctioned Marcum LLP for violating PCAOB rules and quality control standards by failing to take sufficient steps to ensure that its system of quality control provided reasonable assurance that: (1) the firm would comply with the requirements... Read more →


Will Recent Events Impact University and Corporate Programs on DEI?

Building an Ethical Culture: The Role of DEI. Today’s businesses are held to a higher ethical standard than ever before. The meteoric rise of social media means that brands across the world are finally being held accountable for their actions by the general public. This includes programs on diversity, equity,... Read more →


Discrimination Against Seniors in the Workplace is a Growing Problem

Protecting Seniors’ Rights We are facing economically turbulent times, which may include layoffs and companies downsizing. Unfortunately, older workers often endure the most of these cutbacks because employers use the opportunity to get rid of older workers who sometimes command the highest salaries or prevent the business from projecting a... Read more →


Ethics in the Age of Generative AI: A Closer Look at the Ethical Principles for VMware’s AI

Ethics & AI This blog was first published on September 19, 2023, by Enrique Corro, who has been with VMware for 15 years. He currently works as a staff engineer. The development and deployment of artificial intelligence (AI), particularly generative AI and large language models (LLMs), have opened up many... Read more →


General Motors CEO Makes 362 Times the Median Employee

Executive Pay Packages Are Out of Whack General Motors CEO Mary Barra, the highest-paid chief executive among the Big Three, made nearly $29 million in 2022. Securities and Exchange Commission filings show that this is 362 times the median GM employee's paycheck. Publicly traded companies are required to disclose the... Read more →


How Does ChatGPT Reply to Workplace Ethics Dilemmas

Taking Credit for the Work of Another Employee I was curious to see how ChatGPT would respond to two questions about taking credit for the work of another employee. The responses are below. I was surprised how accurate it was, although a couple of points were overlooked in the first... Read more →


Too Woke or Well-Advised? Workplace Implications

Analyzing the Case for Corporate Social Responsibility There is no doubt that wokeness has entered the workplace and creates challenges for ethical behavior. Some say it goes too far and politicizes the workplace. Others believe it’s simply an expression of social justice in the workplace and, as such, mirrors what’s... Read more →