Dangerous Detergent Pods

What (if anything) are a manufacturer’s obligations when the product they sell becomes the focus of significant misuse? There’s no indication (at all!) that the makers of Tide are doing anything wrong, here. But still, it’s worth asking yourself: if

Dangerous Detergent Pods

What (if anything) are a manufacturer’s obligations when the product they sell becomes the focus of significant misuse? There’s no indication (at all!) that the makers of Tide are doing anything wrong, here. But still, it’s worth asking yourself: if

Costco Pharmacy Kickbacks

This is an interesting case, from both an ethical and regulatory point of view. Costco (as a company) has come under scrutiny because 2 of its pharmacists violated the rules set out by their professional regulatory body. Details here are

Costco Pharmacy Kickbacks

This is an interesting case, from both an ethical and regulatory point of view. Costco (as a company) has come under scrutiny because 2 of its pharmacists violated the rules set out by their professional regulatory body. Details here are

Concise Encyclopedia of Business Ethics

The editors of BEH are pleased to announce the latest project from their publisher, the Journal Review Foundation — the Concise Encyclopedia of Business Ethics! The Concise Encyclopedia aims to provide readers with a brief, useful overview of key issues

Concise Encyclopedia of Business Ethics

The editors of BEH are pleased to announce the latest project from their publisher, the Journal Review Foundation — the Concise Encyclopedia of Business Ethics! The Concise Encyclopedia aims to provide readers with a brief, useful overview of key issues

Multinationals Should Take National Ethics With Them

The piece below tackles an old but important question: when a company based in Country A does business in Country B, whose ethical standards apply? The author suggests that a flag-waving Canadian company, Bombardier, is — precisely because of its

Multinationals Should Take National Ethics With Them

The piece below tackles an old but important question: when a company based in Country A does business in Country B, whose ethical standards apply? The author suggests that a flag-waving Canadian company, Bombardier, is — precisely because of its

Best Workplaces for Diversity, 2017

A diverse workplace is a wonderful thing. First, it’s a sign (although an imperfect one) that a company’s hiring practices are fair. Second, it means that diverse viewpoints are brought to bear on any problem the company faces. The report

Best Workplaces for Diversity, 2017

A diverse workplace is a wonderful thing. First, it’s a sign (although an imperfect one) that a company’s hiring practices are fair. Second, it means that diverse viewpoints are brought to bear on any problem the company faces. The report

Are Corporations Like Little Governments?

Is a corporation a network of freely-contracting individuals, or is it more like a government, ruling over its ‘citizen’ workers? In the book review below, political theorist Abraham Singer reviews philosopher Elizabeth Anderson’s book on the topic. (Students will find

Are Corporations Like Little Governments?

Is a corporation a network of freely-contracting individuals, or is it more like a government, ruling over its ‘citizen’ workers? In the book review below, political theorist Abraham Singer reviews philosopher Elizabeth Anderson’s book on the topic. (Students will find

Madoff’s Victims Receive Payout

Bernie Madoff’s scam was the biggest in history. It’s natural to wonder whether any of the victims of his Ponzi scheme would get their money back. The answer is below. (Note: A “Ponzi scheme” is a kind of fraud in

Madoff’s Victims Receive Payout

Bernie Madoff’s scam was the biggest in history. It’s natural to wonder whether any of the victims of his Ponzi scheme would get their money back. The answer is below. (Note: A “Ponzi scheme” is a kind of fraud in