CEO Sentenced for Kicking Dog. (Should the Company Care?)

business_ethics_highlights_2This is a case from a few months ago, popping up in the news again: CEO kicks dog, and is caught on elevator-cam. The business ethics question: is should the company care about his bad behaviour off-duty? BEH co-editor Chris MacDonald wrote about that problem last year, here. >>>

Former CEO says he was on medication when he kicked dog

The former CEO of North America’s largest hospitality business was on prescription drugs for anxiety and stress and grappling with a friend’s stubborn Doberman when he was caught on video last summer kicking the dog and pulling it up on its leash, his sentencing hearing for animal cruelty heard on Wednesday….

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