Ethics in Sales: Not Just for Salespeople

In this blog entry from BEH co-editor Chris MacDonald, the need for an ethical approach to sales throughout an organization is explored. MacDonald points out that it’s easy to conflate “ethics of sales” with “ethics for salespeople,” and that’s a

Ethics in Sales: Not Just for Salespeople

In this blog entry from BEH co-editor Chris MacDonald, the need for an ethical approach to sales throughout an organization is explored. MacDonald points out that it’s easy to conflate “ethics of sales” with “ethics for salespeople,” and that’s a

Is Amazon Responsible for Publishing ‘Fake News’?

Is a bookstore responsible for the words written in the books it sells? What if that bookstore lists tens of millions of different titles? Can it possibly read and verify all of that? Well, clearly no. But what about when

Is Amazon Responsible for Publishing ‘Fake News’?

Is a bookstore responsible for the words written in the books it sells? What if that bookstore lists tens of millions of different titles? Can it possibly read and verify all of that? Well, clearly no. But what about when

Ethics Chatbot in Pursuit of Better Corporate Ethics

This story discusses how Accenture uses digital technology both to help employees sort through ethical challenges and to gather information that will allow the company to formulate better ethical guidance in the future. >>> LINK: Can Ethics Bots Help Companies

Ethics Chatbot in Pursuit of Better Corporate Ethics

This story discusses how Accenture uses digital technology both to help employees sort through ethical challenges and to gather information that will allow the company to formulate better ethical guidance in the future. >>> LINK: Can Ethics Bots Help Companies

Ethics & the Family Business

This story outlines both the ways in which family-owned businesses are well-placed to resist the temptation to put profit over values, and the signs that your family business “is in jeopardy of heading down the wrong path.” The evidence presented

Ethics & the Family Business

This story outlines both the ways in which family-owned businesses are well-placed to resist the temptation to put profit over values, and the signs that your family business “is in jeopardy of heading down the wrong path.” The evidence presented

Fashion, Intellectual Property, and David vs Goliath

The story below is about intellectual property in the fashion industry. More specifically, it’s about big chains and mega-brands borrowing stealing designs from smaller companies and independent designers. The ethical issues are muddy, but only along the edges: it’s normal

Fashion, Intellectual Property, and David vs Goliath

The story below is about intellectual property in the fashion industry. More specifically, it’s about big chains and mega-brands borrowing stealing designs from smaller companies and independent designers. The ethical issues are muddy, but only along the edges: it’s normal

Should Consumers Trust the Goldman Sachs-Connected Apple Card?

Through its iPhone-connected Apple Card, Apple seeks to compete in the credit card market by reducing the friction in retail transactions. The biggest source of friction in commerce, however, is lack of trust: the less we trust our trading partners,

Should Consumers Trust the Goldman Sachs-Connected Apple Card?

Through its iPhone-connected Apple Card, Apple seeks to compete in the credit card market by reducing the friction in retail transactions. The biggest source of friction in commerce, however, is lack of trust: the less we trust our trading partners,

Blogging Ethics: More Than Avoiding Conflicts of Interest

Once a blog becomes a money-making venture, the first topic of ethical concern is conflict of interest: do the views, claims, or advice offered by the blogger reflect the blogger’s honest opinion, or are they influenced by sources of advertising

Blogging Ethics: More Than Avoiding Conflicts of Interest

Once a blog becomes a money-making venture, the first topic of ethical concern is conflict of interest: do the views, claims, or advice offered by the blogger reflect the blogger’s honest opinion, or are they influenced by sources of advertising