Author Archives: Chris MacDonald

About Chris MacDonald

I'm a philosopher who teaches at Ryerson University's Ted Rogers School of Management in Toronto, Canada. Most of my scholarly research is on business ethics and healthcare ethics.

Vague Values, Popular Principles

In the opinion piece linked below, the author takes companies to task for the lack of precision, and downright silliness, that sometimes invades corporate attempts to state publicly what they stand for. The criticism in on-target, for sure. One quibble:

Vague Values, Popular Principles

In the opinion piece linked below, the author takes companies to task for the lack of precision, and downright silliness, that sometimes invades corporate attempts to state publicly what they stand for. The criticism in on-target, for sure. One quibble:

The NBA and Covid-19: The Difference a Year Makes

The item below contrasts the NBA’s original conservative approach to managing their little corner of the Covid-19 pandemic with the approach the league is taking┬áthis year. It’s worth knowing that the National Basketball Association is an odd sort of entity,

The NBA and Covid-19: The Difference a Year Makes

The item below contrasts the NBA’s original conservative approach to managing their little corner of the Covid-19 pandemic with the approach the league is taking┬áthis year. It’s worth knowing that the National Basketball Association is an odd sort of entity,

Reparations for Century-Old Wrongs?

A government minister in Ireland is suggesting that pharma company GSK should make reparation payments to the families of individuals who were subject to unethical research practices in a series of vaccine trials conducted between 1922 and the late 20th

Reparations for Century-Old Wrongs?

A government minister in Ireland is suggesting that pharma company GSK should make reparation payments to the families of individuals who were subject to unethical research practices in a series of vaccine trials conducted between 1922 and the late 20th