Monthly Archives: May 2015

Universal Values and Virtues in Management

New from the Journal of Business Ethics. >>> Universal Values and Virtues in Management Versus Cross-Cultural Moral Relativism: An Educational Strategy to Clear the Ground for Business Ethics, by Geert Demuijnck Abstract: Despite the fact that business people and business

Universal Values and Virtues in Management

New from the Journal of Business Ethics. >>> Universal Values and Virtues in Management Versus Cross-Cultural Moral Relativism: An Educational Strategy to Clear the Ground for Business Ethics, by Geert Demuijnck Abstract: Despite the fact that business people and business

Entrepreneurship Matters: Economically, Politically, and Morally

Here’s an full-length video lecture (53 minutes) by Prof. Alexei Marcoux on Why Entrepreneurship Matters: Economically, Politically, and Morally. “Ideas have consequences…ideas change the world. How you think about something will not change what it is — it remains what

Entrepreneurship Matters: Economically, Politically, and Morally

Here’s an full-length video lecture (53 minutes) by Prof. Alexei Marcoux on Why Entrepreneurship Matters: Economically, Politically, and Morally. “Ideas have consequences…ideas change the world. How you think about something will not change what it is — it remains what

Walmart Announces New Animal Welfare Policy

Walmart has announced a very promising new animal welfare policy. The opinion piece below is written by a conservative evangelical Christian, but should be of broad interest. The writer is right in saying that this move by Walmart is likely

Walmart Announces New Animal Welfare Policy

Walmart has announced a very promising new animal welfare policy. The opinion piece below is written by a conservative evangelical Christian, but should be of broad interest. The writer is right in saying that this move by Walmart is likely

Can Target Ban a Secondary Market in Its Goods?

Is reselling Target merchandise unethical or does it just expose the weakness of a pre-internet-era, loss-leader business model? Should Target be permitted to refuse an order on the grounds that the company suspects the goods will be resold? These questions

Can Target Ban a Secondary Market in Its Goods?

Is reselling Target merchandise unethical or does it just expose the weakness of a pre-internet-era, loss-leader business model? Should Target be permitted to refuse an order on the grounds that the company suspects the goods will be resold? These questions

Consumers Don’t Trust ‘Organic’ Labels

Looks to us like consumers have figured out the truth about organics. Of course, consumers are wrong if they think there’s no formal definition at all. The term is regulated in both the US and Canada (and other places too).

Consumers Don’t Trust ‘Organic’ Labels

Looks to us like consumers have figured out the truth about organics. Of course, consumers are wrong if they think there’s no formal definition at all. The term is regulated in both the US and Canada (and other places too).

Net Neutrality versus the First Amendment?

Wherever you stand on net neutrality, this opinion piece is a useful illustration of the pervasive role of analogy in both the common law and applied ethics. >>> LINK: FCC’s Open Internet Order Won’t Stand Up To The First Amendment

Net Neutrality versus the First Amendment?

Wherever you stand on net neutrality, this opinion piece is a useful illustration of the pervasive role of analogy in both the common law and applied ethics. >>> LINK: FCC’s Open Internet Order Won’t Stand Up To The First Amendment

Buffett: Help the Poor through Earned Income Tax Credit, Not a Higher Minimum Wage

Warren Buffett is one of the richest people on earth. He is also one of the world’s most generous philanthropists. This means he’s no dummy, and no Scrooge. He argues, in the opinion piece below, that raising the legal minimum

Buffett: Help the Poor through Earned Income Tax Credit, Not a Higher Minimum Wage

Warren Buffett is one of the richest people on earth. He is also one of the world’s most generous philanthropists. This means he’s no dummy, and no Scrooge. He argues, in the opinion piece below, that raising the legal minimum