The Impact of Occupational Licensing Requirements

More and more occupations require that the worker be licensed—which sometimes requires passing hurdles such as writing an exam of questionable relevance. The purpose, in theory, is to protect the public. In some cases, like the one discussed below, it

The Impact of Occupational Licensing Requirements

More and more occupations require that the worker be licensed—which sometimes requires passing hurdles such as writing an exam of questionable relevance. The purpose, in theory, is to protect the public. In some cases, like the one discussed below, it

Facebook, Accountability, and Leadership

In business, it’s not enough to think you’re doing (or have done) the right thing. You need to be able to explain it. And increasingly, you need to be able to explain it to a very broad public. That’s what

Facebook, Accountability, and Leadership

In business, it’s not enough to think you’re doing (or have done) the right thing. You need to be able to explain it. And increasingly, you need to be able to explain it to a very broad public. That’s what

#MeToo in the Classroom

The article below (which includes an interview with BEH co-editor Chris MacDonald) talks about the way the #MeToo campaign is changing on-campus discussions, particularly in business schools. >>> LINK: In the #MeToo era, ethics training gains urgency (by Erik Heinrich

#MeToo in the Classroom

The article below (which includes an interview with BEH co-editor Chris MacDonald) talks about the way the #MeToo campaign is changing on-campus discussions, particularly in business schools. >>> LINK: In the #MeToo era, ethics training gains urgency (by Erik Heinrich

Weinstein Non-Disclosure Agreements Cancelled

The second part of the headline below is the interesting part, from an ethics point of view. Worthy of discussion: were the non-disclosure agreements unethical? Lawyers can debate whether they would have been legally binding; certainly, they were sufficiently scary

Weinstein Non-Disclosure Agreements Cancelled

The second part of the headline below is the interesting part, from an ethics point of view. Worthy of discussion: were the non-disclosure agreements unethical? Lawyers can debate whether they would have been legally binding; certainly, they were sufficiently scary

Self-Driving Uber Kills Pedestrian

Details are few at this point, but the headline below says most of what is known: an American woman was killed by a self-driving car today. What’s not reported: how many pedestrians were killed in the US today by non-autonomous

Self-Driving Uber Kills Pedestrian

Details are few at this point, but the headline below says most of what is known: an American woman was killed by a self-driving car today. What’s not reported: how many pedestrians were killed in the US today by non-autonomous

Justice for Adjunct University Faculty

New from Journal of Business Ethics. >>> Estimating the Cost of Justice for Adjuncts: A Case Study in University Business Ethics by Jason Brennan and Phillip Magness American universities rely upon a large workforce of adjunct faculty—contract workers who receive

Justice for Adjunct University Faculty

New from Journal of Business Ethics. >>> Estimating the Cost of Justice for Adjuncts: A Case Study in University Business Ethics by Jason Brennan and Phillip Magness American universities rely upon a large workforce of adjunct faculty—contract workers who receive

Concise Encyclopedia of Business Ethics

This is a reminder to check out the Concise Encyclopedia of Business Ethics! The Concise Encyclopedia aims to provide readers with a brief, useful overview of key issues in business ethics. Its aim is not to be exhaustive, but to

Concise Encyclopedia of Business Ethics

This is a reminder to check out the Concise Encyclopedia of Business Ethics! The Concise Encyclopedia aims to provide readers with a brief, useful overview of key issues in business ethics. Its aim is not to be exhaustive, but to