Myths About the ISO Anti-Bribery Standard

The International Organisation for Standardization recently published its new anti-bribery management systems standard, ISO 37,001. What’s an anti-bribery system, you ask? Many people think avoiding bribery is easy: just don’t do it. But for large organizations, avoiding bribery often means

Myths About the ISO Anti-Bribery Standard

The International Organisation for Standardization recently published its new anti-bribery management systems standard, ISO 37,001. What’s an anti-bribery system, you ask? Many people think avoiding bribery is easy: just don’t do it. But for large organizations, avoiding bribery often means

Is Oracle Putting Its Salesforce Into Commissions Debt?

How ethical are retroactive employment contract clauses? Here, a former Oracle employee avers that Oracle’s standard salesperson contract permits Oracle to retroactively change commission rates, placing in jeopardy previously earned sales commissions. In the extreme case, these changes in previously

Is Oracle Putting Its Salesforce Into Commissions Debt?

How ethical are retroactive employment contract clauses? Here, a former Oracle employee avers that Oracle’s standard salesperson contract permits Oracle to retroactively change commission rates, placing in jeopardy previously earned sales commissions. In the extreme case, these changes in previously

Bribery Penalty Kills Profits at Rolls-Royce

The article below is about the bottom-line implications of getting caught engaging in bribery. It describes how a legal penalty related to bribery drove Rolls-Royce’s financials into the red. Those not familiar with the ethico-legal jargon may not see the

Bribery Penalty Kills Profits at Rolls-Royce

The article below is about the bottom-line implications of getting caught engaging in bribery. It describes how a legal penalty related to bribery drove Rolls-Royce’s financials into the red. Those not familiar with the ethico-legal jargon may not see the

Shades of VW: Did Time Warner Cable Cheat FCC Internet Speed Tests?

File this under “representativeness of the sample”: according to a lawsuit filed by New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Time Warner Cable (TWC) provided modem-leasing internet customers with older-generation cable modems unable to produce the high-speed internet they were

Shades of VW: Did Time Warner Cable Cheat FCC Internet Speed Tests?

File this under “representativeness of the sample”: according to a lawsuit filed by New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Time Warner Cable (TWC) provided modem-leasing internet customers with older-generation cable modems unable to produce the high-speed internet they were

Donald Trump & business ethics

The piece linked below is critical of now-President Donald Trump. Interestingly, it cites his experience as a businessperson as the source of the problem. It’s worth noting that Trump has been a very particular kind of businessperson—namely the head of

Donald Trump & business ethics

The piece linked below is critical of now-President Donald Trump. Interestingly, it cites his experience as a businessperson as the source of the problem. It’s worth noting that Trump has been a very particular kind of businessperson—namely the head of

Leadership, Aesthetic & Ethical

In the short article linked below, Abe J. Zakhem offers commentary Vivi Storsletten and Ove Jakobsen’s 2015 paper, “Development of Leadership Theory in the Perspective of Kierkegaard’s Philosophy.” >>> LINK: Kierkegaard and Leadership Theory, a Radical Reappraisal (by Abe J.

Leadership, Aesthetic & Ethical

In the short article linked below, Abe J. Zakhem offers commentary Vivi Storsletten and Ove Jakobsen’s 2015 paper, “Development of Leadership Theory in the Perspective of Kierkegaard’s Philosophy.” >>> LINK: Kierkegaard and Leadership Theory, a Radical Reappraisal (by Abe J.

Fashion Law Blog (and Ethics)

Check out this new blog on Fashion Law. Written by two law students, the blog covers a range of topical (dare we say fashionable?) legal issues. But take a look and you’ll quickly notice a range of ethical issues, too,

Fashion Law Blog (and Ethics)

Check out this new blog on Fashion Law. Written by two law students, the blog covers a range of topical (dare we say fashionable?) legal issues. But take a look and you’ll quickly notice a range of ethical issues, too,