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March 2016

Character and Trust is Key to Ethical Decision-Making

Virtues Underlie Workplace Behavior Writer Robert McKee famously said "True character is revealed in the choices a human makes under pressure -- the greater the pressure, the deeper the revelation, the truer the choice to the character's essential nature." This is a profound statement that I use to teach ethics... Read more →

Is Donald Trump Right About Corporate Inversions?

Is Tax Avoidance an Ethical Issue? Last week Donald Trump used his primary night victory speech to name just a few companies that he has big plans for once he’s in the Oval Office. A few of them were familiar targets for the Republican front runner — Apple, Carrier Air... Read more →

What to Make of Trump’s Cult-Like Following?

Does man make the times or do the times make the man? Have Trump’s supporters drank the Kool-Aid? It seems so to me. His followers are loyal to a fault. His speeches seem to bring out the worst in supporters and detractors. Trump plays to the crowd with the real... Read more →

Ethical Abuses of H1-B Visa Program

Corporate Responsibility Takes a Back Seat to Self-Interest Donald Trump supported H1-B visas during the Republican debate last Thursday night. He claimed it is difficult to find skilled American workers to fill certain jobs so he advocated bringing in trained foreign workers to do the job. He said he wanted... Read more →

The Ethics of Allowing the U.S. Government Access to Terrorist's iPhone

Do the Ends Justify the Means? By now you know that a U.S. magistrate has ordered Apple to assist the government in unlocking the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. The FBI is seeking information that may be on Farook's employer-issued phone as it investigates the December 2... Read more →