University Development Office Business Ethics: The Ohio State University Edition

Non-profits and universities are not immune to controversies that have business ethics at their core. Here, TaxProf Blog reports on a dispute between the surviving family of Michael Moritz and the development office at The Ohio State University. In 2001,

University Development Office Business Ethics: The Ohio State University Edition

Non-profits and universities are not immune to controversies that have business ethics at their core. Here, TaxProf Blog reports on a dispute between the surviving family of Michael Moritz and the development office at The Ohio State University. In 2001,

AI Ethics According to Accenture: The Algorithm as Citizen (and More)

There is a lot of controversy surrounding the idea of corporate personhood. Are artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms persons, too? In this Forbes piece, the author recounts advice given by international consulting firm Accenture about how to think about and deploy

AI Ethics According to Accenture: The Algorithm as Citizen (and More)

There is a lot of controversy surrounding the idea of corporate personhood. Are artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms persons, too? In this Forbes piece, the author recounts advice given by international consulting firm Accenture about how to think about and deploy

Do First Jobs Shape Young People’s Ethics?

The piece below (by BEH co-editor Chris MacDonald) highlights the role that first (or early-career) jobs play in shaping young people’s ethical habits and attitudes. Students — and their professors — should reflect on what can be done to prepare

Do First Jobs Shape Young People’s Ethics?

The piece below (by BEH co-editor Chris MacDonald) highlights the role that first (or early-career) jobs play in shaping young people’s ethical habits and attitudes. Students — and their professors — should reflect on what can be done to prepare

Is Amazon Astroturfing the Twitter Discussion About Its Working Conditions?

Amazon has worked hard to maintain the integrity of its product review system by banning incentivized reviews, so it is perhaps odd to read a story about the company paying (or incentivizing) its fulfillment center workers to tweet favorable messages

Is Amazon Astroturfing the Twitter Discussion About Its Working Conditions?

Amazon has worked hard to maintain the integrity of its product review system by banning incentivized reviews, so it is perhaps odd to read a story about the company paying (or incentivizing) its fulfillment center workers to tweet favorable messages

Ethics on the Road to the Cashless Society

With only about a third of current U.S. transactions being conducted in cash, the cashless society is within sight. Is its feasibility and desirability only a matter of technology, or are there also ethical implications to the transition as well?

Ethics on the Road to the Cashless Society

With only about a third of current U.S. transactions being conducted in cash, the cashless society is within sight. Is its feasibility and desirability only a matter of technology, or are there also ethical implications to the transition as well?

The Right Reason Not to Buy Nikes

In the piece below, Chris MacDonald (co-editor of BEH) argues for keeping your views of Colin Kaepernick, and protest, and patriotism, out of your shoe-shopping decisions. Question: if MacDonald is arguing, in a sense, for keeping our values out of

The Right Reason Not to Buy Nikes

In the piece below, Chris MacDonald (co-editor of BEH) argues for keeping your views of Colin Kaepernick, and protest, and patriotism, out of your shoe-shopping decisions. Question: if MacDonald is arguing, in a sense, for keeping our values out of

Dominos Tattoos: The Ad Campaign that Lasts a Lifetime

So, Dominos in Russia had to rethink this marketing campaign, apparently because they figured out that it wasn’t economically viable. But can anyone spot any ethical problems? Is it OK to ask customers to put permanent ads on their skin,

Dominos Tattoos: The Ad Campaign that Lasts a Lifetime

So, Dominos in Russia had to rethink this marketing campaign, apparently because they figured out that it wasn’t economically viable. But can anyone spot any ethical problems? Is it OK to ask customers to put permanent ads on their skin,