Misleading Packaging

The item linked below is pretty standard click-bait, but it’s actually got some very good (and occasionally funny) examples of misleading packaging. The image below, for example, shows the wrapper for some rope: the image shows a rock-climber, but then

Misleading Packaging

The item linked below is pretty standard click-bait, but it’s actually got some very good (and occasionally funny) examples of misleading packaging. The image below, for example, shows the wrapper for some rope: the image shows a rock-climber, but then

How I Rationalized Corruption

Here’s a short clip (about 3 minutes) of Richard Bistrong (convicted of violating the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) explaining the thought process that led him into trouble. >>> LINK: How I Rationalized My Corrupt Behaviour …for me, at that

How I Rationalized Corruption

Here’s a short clip (about 3 minutes) of Richard Bistrong (convicted of violating the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) explaining the thought process that led him into trouble. >>> LINK: How I Rationalized My Corrupt Behaviour …for me, at that

Is Loyalty Evil?

Below is a useful, brief exploration of the significance of loyalty in business settings. Loyalty is quite possibly the first value of all organizations. After all, without loyalty to the organization, you don’t have a team, and without a team

Is Loyalty Evil?

Below is a useful, brief exploration of the significance of loyalty in business settings. Loyalty is quite possibly the first value of all organizations. After all, without loyalty to the organization, you don’t have a team, and without a team

Who Will Clean (Disgusting?) Self-Driving Cars

Who will clean autonomous vehicles of the future—or perhaps more to the point, who will keep them clean? The author of the piece linked below seems to think that’s an insurmountable problem. We suspect that it’s a solvable problem, and

Who Will Clean (Disgusting?) Self-Driving Cars

Who will clean autonomous vehicles of the future—or perhaps more to the point, who will keep them clean? The author of the piece linked below seems to think that’s an insurmountable problem. We suspect that it’s a solvable problem, and

Volkswagen’s Ex-CEO Indicted

There was always a strong suspicion that the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal went all the way to the top. Now it’s clear that the US Department of Justice believes that to be true. >>> LINK: Volkswagen Ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn Indicted in

Volkswagen’s Ex-CEO Indicted

There was always a strong suspicion that the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal went all the way to the top. Now it’s clear that the US Department of Justice believes that to be true. >>> LINK: Volkswagen Ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn Indicted in

Do Retailers Owe a ‘Living Wage?’

The notion of a “living wage” comes up pretty frequently. This story is about a proposal, made by a shareholder but rejected by a large majority of other shareholders, for a large Canadian grocery chain to commit to conducting a

Do Retailers Owe a ‘Living Wage?’

The notion of a “living wage” comes up pretty frequently. This story is about a proposal, made by a shareholder but rejected by a large majority of other shareholders, for a large Canadian grocery chain to commit to conducting a

What Do Retailers Owe Their Suppliers’ Employees?

It’s an ethics-class question that has now become an acute legal issue: is a retailer responsible for the working conditions at the factories it gets its wares from? In particular, does a retailer owe the workers at those factories a

What Do Retailers Owe Their Suppliers’ Employees?

It’s an ethics-class question that has now become an acute legal issue: is a retailer responsible for the working conditions at the factories it gets its wares from? In particular, does a retailer owe the workers at those factories a