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On Ethics and Ethical Behavior
"Ethos," the Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-332 BCE) taught the world some 24 centuries ago, is very important for leaders to have and to demonstrate if they want to succeed in shaping public opinion. Individual and collective ethos is at the heart of who we are and what we stand for. Aristotle perfected his principles of rhetoric " effective political speech -- and taught his students the power of rhetoric, which he explained was one of the foundation stones of [then] emerging western democracy (in Ancient Greece).
News & Updates
August 14, 2018 Jury Finds Monsanto Liable in the First Roundup Cancer Trial – Here’s What Could Happen NextSource: EcoWatch
In the first of many pending lawsuits to go to trial, a jury in San Francisco concluded on Aug. 10 that the plaintiff had developed cancer from exposure to Roundup, Monsanto's widely used herbicide, and ordered the company to pay...
August 13, 2018 Nike hit with gender discrimination lawsuitSource: Fox News
Four women filed suit against Nike, claiming the company fostered a culture of unequal treatment and sexual harassment.
Mazda Motor, Suzuki Motor and Yamaha Motor conducted improper fuel economy and emissions tests on their vehicles, Japan's transport ministry said on Thursday.
Research & Insights
July 20, 2018 People of all ages define the American Dream the same way — but millennials take it one step furtherSource: Yahoo Finance
The American Dream is alive and well.Nearly 60% of respondents surveyed in Bank of the West's 2018 Millennial Study believe they have attained the American Dream or believe that it's still attainable today.
Source: Spend Matters
Young professionals across the globe are unsure about their ability to adapt to Industry 4.0 technologies and increasingly critical of business ethics, Deloitte’s 2018 Millennial Survey finds
May 17, 2018 It's not (just) about the money, millennials saySource: ABC Australia
Nearly a fifth of 24 to 35-year-olds surveyed in 2018 said reputation for ethical behaviour, diversity and inclusion, as well as workplace wellbeing were important when choosing an employer.
Commentary & Opinion
July 11, 2018 3 tips for keeping your moral compass on courseSource: Emporia Gazette
“The roots of the problem are not only in misplaced, society-influenced priorities but in a widespread belief that ‘good’ people make the good decisions and ‘bad’ people make the unethical ones.
January 12, 2018 First Amendment Goose BumpsSource: Larry Checco, featured commentator
When Katherine Graham gave Ben Bradley the go-ahead to publish the Pentagon Papers, I got goose bumps. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, go see Steven Spielberg’s new movie, The Post.
August 9, 2017 Wells Fargo: What It Will Take to Clean Up the MesSource: Knowledge @Wharton
Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google+ Email Print Comment Quote A series of scandals has sparked a crisis of confidence in Wells Fargo, the nation’s third-largest bank whose roots harken back to the Gold Rush era when it...
I have gained this by philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
--Aristotle, on Ethics
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