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July 2015

Civility and Community: Where has it Gone?

We need to return to a Caring Ethic Incivility in society is on the rise. Virtually all people believe this is so. Every day we witness inconsiderate behavior, ‘in your face’ interaction in communications with others, and other forms of rudeness. There are many causes of incivility not the least... Read more →

China Domain Name Scam

How the Chinese Cheat in most aspects of Business How many of us have traveled to China and encountered someone on the streets trying to sell us a Rolex for about a couple hundred bucks? Copy watches are a major tourist scam in China. So, I guess I shouldn’t be... Read more →

Is Whistleblowing a Moral Act?

The Motive to Blow the Whistle Underlies its Morality I have always been intrigued by the philosophy of whistleblowing. Today's blog explores the philosophical underpinnings of whistleblowing as a moral act -- one of conscience and not motivated by self-interest. A broad view of whistleblowing is the disclosure by organization... Read more →

Are there two standards of behavior -- one for the workplace and one in personal life?

Cultivating an Ethical Climate in the Workplace It's not easy to maintain an ethical posture in some businesses that routinely expect their employees to leave their ethics at the doorstep once they join the organization. In some cases the philosophy of top management seems to be that there is a... Read more →