Monthly Archives: July 2016

Jacobs on Business and the Greater Good

Review of Business and the Greater Good: Business Ethics in an Age of Crisis, by Knut J. Ims and Lars Jacob Tynes Pedersen. Elgar Publishing, 2015. David C. Jacobs (Original Content, brought to you by Business Ethics Highlights.) Business and the

Jacobs on Business and the Greater Good

Review of Business and the Greater Good: Business Ethics in an Age of Crisis, by Knut J. Ims and Lars Jacob Tynes Pedersen. Elgar Publishing, 2015. David C. Jacobs (Original Content, brought to you by Business Ethics Highlights.) Business and the

Matten on Sustainability in Business

Here’s an 15-minute video of Prof Dirk Matten on sustainability in business. Here’s a quote from somewhere near the middle: “…The interesting and certainly contentious side of the debate of course is the question, what are the obligations of business? Is

Matten on Sustainability in Business

Here’s an 15-minute video of Prof Dirk Matten on sustainability in business. Here’s a quote from somewhere near the middle: “…The interesting and certainly contentious side of the debate of course is the question, what are the obligations of business? Is

Diversity Training Doesn’t Work

Unlike generic corporate ethics training, diversity training is capable of being evaluated relatively straightforwardly in terms of outcomes. If it works, hiring should be affected and workplaces should slowly become more diverse. The bad news: it doesn’t work. The good

Diversity Training Doesn’t Work

Unlike generic corporate ethics training, diversity training is capable of being evaluated relatively straightforwardly in terms of outcomes. If it works, hiring should be affected and workplaces should slowly become more diverse. The bad news: it doesn’t work. The good

The Ethics of How Men Talk About Women at Work

The piece below is about the corrosive effect of all the sexist “bro talk” that goes on in corporate settings. Written by a male former Wall St trader, it talks frankly about that joys of being “one of the guys”

The Ethics of How Men Talk About Women at Work

The piece below is about the corrosive effect of all the sexist “bro talk” that goes on in corporate settings. Written by a male former Wall St trader, it talks frankly about that joys of being “one of the guys”

Ethics, Scandals, & Corporate Culture

This interview with BEH co-editor Chris MacDonald actually covers a lot more than its title implies. It talks about the breadth of the topic of business ethics, the importance of tone at the top (and the tone in the middle),

Ethics, Scandals, & Corporate Culture

This interview with BEH co-editor Chris MacDonald actually covers a lot more than its title implies. It talks about the breadth of the topic of business ethics, the importance of tone at the top (and the tone in the middle),

What Limits on Markets?

Here’s a new commentary, published in the Business Ethics Journal Review. >>> “What Limits Should Markets be Without?”, by James Stacey Taylor Abstract: In Markets Without Limits Brennan and Jaworski defend the view that there are “no legitimate worries about

What Limits on Markets?

Here’s a new commentary, published in the Business Ethics Journal Review. >>> “What Limits Should Markets be Without?”, by James Stacey Taylor Abstract: In Markets Without Limits Brennan and Jaworski defend the view that there are “no legitimate worries about

Should Robots Pay Taxes?

The headline below is somewhat misleading, since the proposal isn’t to have robots pay taxes (after all, robots don’t earn wages)— the proposal is rather to have the owners of industrial robots pay taxes, to make up for the jobs

Should Robots Pay Taxes?

The headline below is somewhat misleading, since the proposal isn’t to have robots pay taxes (after all, robots don’t earn wages)— the proposal is rather to have the owners of industrial robots pay taxes, to make up for the jobs