If Mountain Dew Spiked Isn’t Spiked Should It Be Called “Spiked”?

Although likely old news to Mountain Dew-ophiles, one of the editors recently encountered Mountain Dew Spiked—a Mountain Dew-based beverage “spiked” with fruit juice. The scare quotes are apt because Mountain Dew Spiked isn’t spiked in the usual sense. Colloquially, “spiked”

If Mountain Dew Spiked Isn’t Spiked Should It Be Called “Spiked”?

Although likely old news to Mountain Dew-ophiles, one of the editors recently encountered Mountain Dew Spiked—a Mountain Dew-based beverage “spiked” with fruit juice. The scare quotes are apt because Mountain Dew Spiked isn’t spiked in the usual sense. Colloquially, “spiked”

Kraft Reducing Packaging Waste

How do you balance what consumers want (flavour, convenience), food quality concerns (freshness, safety) and the worry that just maybe your product is helping ruin the planet? >>> LINK: Ketchup Packets to Get Makeover in Kraft Heinz Recycling Push (by

Kraft Reducing Packaging Waste

How do you balance what consumers want (flavour, convenience), food quality concerns (freshness, safety) and the worry that just maybe your product is helping ruin the planet? >>> LINK: Ketchup Packets to Get Makeover in Kraft Heinz Recycling Push (by

Google Collaborating With China’s Repressive Government?

The piece below is about plans by Google to collaborate with China’s repressive government by providing censored search results. The company has flirted with the idea since at least 2006. On one hand, moving into China requires going along with

Google Collaborating With China’s Repressive Government?

The piece below is about plans by Google to collaborate with China’s repressive government by providing censored search results. The company has flirted with the idea since at least 2006. On one hand, moving into China requires going along with

Why “Let’s Try Harder” Is a Bad Strategy for Safety

The story below is a good point of departure for a discussion of the notion of fixing problems by “trying harder.” Lots of times, when things go badly, we promise to “try harder next time.” When we make mistakes, we

Why “Let’s Try Harder” Is a Bad Strategy for Safety

The story below is a good point of departure for a discussion of the notion of fixing problems by “trying harder.” Lots of times, when things go badly, we promise to “try harder next time.” When we make mistakes, we

Did Facebook Put Ethics ahead of Profits?

The piece below puts an interesting spin on Facebook’s recent single-day loss of $120 billion in market value. That loss, says the author, resulted from Mark Zuckerberg doing what many other CEOs would not have done, namely keep a promise

Did Facebook Put Ethics ahead of Profits?

The piece below puts an interesting spin on Facebook’s recent single-day loss of $120 billion in market value. That loss, says the author, resulted from Mark Zuckerberg doing what many other CEOs would not have done, namely keep a promise

‘Forcing’ Employee Vegetarianism at Work

Beware the headline below: the company in question isn’t forcing anyone to become a vegetarian; they’re just not paying for meat products when the company provides food at corporate events. But still, they’re definitely doing what they can to impose

‘Forcing’ Employee Vegetarianism at Work

Beware the headline below: the company in question isn’t forcing anyone to become a vegetarian; they’re just not paying for meat products when the company provides food at corporate events. But still, they’re definitely doing what they can to impose

Listening, to Build an Ethics-First Employee Culture

The focus of the piece below is on how leaders can (and must) listen to their employees as part of staying on top of, and guiding, corporate culture. Leaders may have responsibility for guiding culture, but they’ll ultimately fail if

Listening, to Build an Ethics-First Employee Culture

The focus of the piece below is on how leaders can (and must) listen to their employees as part of staying on top of, and guiding, corporate culture. Leaders may have responsibility for guiding culture, but they’ll ultimately fail if