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Corporate Personhood vs Corporations as Instruments

The blog entry linked below (by BEH editor, Chris MacDonald) proposes a practical approach to the question of what kind of thing the corporation is. The way we think of corporations, MacDonald argues, depends on the question at hand. For

Corporate Personhood vs Corporations as Instruments

The blog entry linked below (by BEH editor, Chris MacDonald) proposes a practical approach to the question of what kind of thing the corporation is. The way we think of corporations, MacDonald argues, depends on the question at hand. For

Pharmacists Selling Stuff that Just Doesn’t Work

Is it OK for pharmacists to passively sell products that they know don’t work? What about to praise those products? What about to allow other, non-pharmacist employees at a pharmacy to do so? Compare: there are bunch of companies selling

Pharmacists Selling Stuff that Just Doesn’t Work

Is it OK for pharmacists to passively sell products that they know don’t work? What about to praise those products? What about to allow other, non-pharmacist employees at a pharmacy to do so? Compare: there are bunch of companies selling

McDonalds, Artificial Intelligence, and Selling More

The piece below is about the fact that McDonald’s is investing heavily in technology, including artificial intelligence (A.I.) in an effort to, well, sell more burgers and fries. And of course, that’s basically what most companies try to do —

McDonalds, Artificial Intelligence, and Selling More

The piece below is about the fact that McDonald’s is investing heavily in technology, including artificial intelligence (A.I.) in an effort to, well, sell more burgers and fries. And of course, that’s basically what most companies try to do —

Banks Hiring Criminals

Lots of people will read the headline below (or ours above!) and quickly conclude that this bank is doing something shady. After all, who wants criminals managing their money? But that isn’t the story, here: it’s about an attempt at

Banks Hiring Criminals

Lots of people will read the headline below (or ours above!) and quickly conclude that this bank is doing something shady. After all, who wants criminals managing their money? But that isn’t the story, here: it’s about an attempt at

How Amazon Delivers — Without Accountability

The piece below explains the complex system that Amazon uses to deliver billions of packages a year — a system that has also proven effective in insulating the company for responsibility when delivery drivers cause injury or death. This story

How Amazon Delivers — Without Accountability

The piece below explains the complex system that Amazon uses to deliver billions of packages a year — a system that has also proven effective in insulating the company for responsibility when delivery drivers cause injury or death. This story

Polaris RZR vs Ford Pinto

In the blog entry linked below, BEH editor Chris MacDonald asks, “Is the Polaris RZR the New ‘Ford Pinto?’” The reference is to the Ford Pinto, a car made back in the 1970s that was believed to have an unusually

Polaris RZR vs Ford Pinto

In the blog entry linked below, BEH editor Chris MacDonald asks, “Is the Polaris RZR the New ‘Ford Pinto?’” The reference is to the Ford Pinto, a car made back in the 1970s that was believed to have an unusually

Business Ethics “Choose Your Own Adventure” Mini-Stories

The link below is to a new, free resource for teaching business ethics and for corporate ethics training. It’s a project co-directed by BEH’s own Chris Macdonald. The site includes a handful of small “choose-your-own-adventure” stories about issues in workplace

Business Ethics “Choose Your Own Adventure” Mini-Stories

The link below is to a new, free resource for teaching business ethics and for corporate ethics training. It’s a project co-directed by BEH’s own Chris Macdonald. The site includes a handful of small “choose-your-own-adventure” stories about issues in workplace