Corporate Boards and the Ethical Need for Information

The piece below (quoting BEH co-editor Chris MacDonald) is about the urgent practical problem that corporate directors (members of the Board of Directors) have in staying sufficiently informed to do their jobs well. But note: this is an ethical problem,

Corporate Boards and the Ethical Need for Information

The piece below (quoting BEH co-editor Chris MacDonald) is about the urgent practical problem that corporate directors (members of the Board of Directors) have in staying sufficiently informed to do their jobs well. But note: this is an ethical problem,

The Highly-Organized World of Professional Plagiarism

The story below is about ‘essay mills’ in Kenya, where workers work for a dollar an hour writing essays for students in wealthier countries. The focus of the story is sales to the UK, but the problem is obviously broader

The Highly-Organized World of Professional Plagiarism

The story below is about ‘essay mills’ in Kenya, where workers work for a dollar an hour writing essays for students in wealthier countries. The focus of the story is sales to the UK, but the problem is obviously broader

Female Coders and Toxic Interviews

Many have reflected on gender issues at the workplace in hiring, pay, and promotion decisions. But what comes before all these decisions, the job interview, is often the first introduction of a candidate to a company. The linked article reflects

Female Coders and Toxic Interviews

Many have reflected on gender issues at the workplace in hiring, pay, and promotion decisions. But what comes before all these decisions, the job interview, is often the first introduction of a candidate to a company. The linked article reflects

Behavioral Economics in Action: Virginia Lottery Ticket Auto-Renewal

In a recent Twitter post, the U.S. state of Virginia’s lottery encourages lottery players to sign up for a new auto-renewal lottery ticket purchase feature. You choose the quantity and kind of lottery tickets you wish to buy for each

Behavioral Economics in Action: Virginia Lottery Ticket Auto-Renewal

In a recent Twitter post, the U.S. state of Virginia’s lottery encourages lottery players to sign up for a new auto-renewal lottery ticket purchase feature. You choose the quantity and kind of lottery tickets you wish to buy for each

Chase Exits Canada Market, Forgives All Credit Cardholder Debt

Last year, JPMorgan Chase decided to exit the Canadian consumer credit card market. This week, Chase closed the books on all outstanding balances by forgiving the debts. Is this the financial-services equivalent of Merck developing and giving away its river-blindness

Chase Exits Canada Market, Forgives All Credit Cardholder Debt

Last year, JPMorgan Chase decided to exit the Canadian consumer credit card market. This week, Chase closed the books on all outstanding balances by forgiving the debts. Is this the financial-services equivalent of Merck developing and giving away its river-blindness

Cashless Retail: Marketing Imperatives vs Inclusion?

As we have observed before, moving closer to the cashless society is not only a matter of technology, but of ethics. Cashless retail excludes the unbanked and underbanked – who make up a quarter of U.S. consumers – from buying

Cashless Retail: Marketing Imperatives vs Inclusion?

As we have observed before, moving closer to the cashless society is not only a matter of technology, but of ethics. Cashless retail excludes the unbanked and underbanked – who make up a quarter of U.S. consumers – from buying

Values, Facts and Actions in the Equifax Data Breach Settlement

This recent Slate piece on the Equifax data breach settlement and its followup piece offer a quick lesson in the way that values interact with facts to inform right action in business ethics. It demonstrates unintentionally that having the right

Values, Facts and Actions in the Equifax Data Breach Settlement

This recent Slate piece on the Equifax data breach settlement and its followup piece offer a quick lesson in the way that values interact with facts to inform right action in business ethics. It demonstrates unintentionally that having the right