31 05, 2016

Is It Ethical to Take a Vacation?

By | May 31st, 2016|Bloomberg Businessweek Columns, Ethics in the News, Featured, In the News|Comments Off on Is It Ethical to Take a Vacation?

 A panoramic view of the coast of Gozo, Malta, that I took last week Which of the following statements is most accurate for you? A) I receive 15 days of paid vacation each year, and I take them—guilt-free. B) I receive 15 days of paid vacation each year, but I feel guilty if I take [...]

25 10, 2012

iSolation: Do You Have It?

By | October 25th, 2012|Bloomberg Businessweek Columns, Ethics in the News, Featured|Comments Off on iSolation: Do You Have It?

When the iPhone was released in 2007, I wrote an article for Bloomberg Businessweek online in which I discussed the downside of new technologies. Even the most optimistic forecasters did not predict the degree to which these devices have become a driving force in our daily lives. With Apple’s announcement this week of the iPad mini, as well as Microsoft’s introduction of its first PC and new operating systems along with releases from other companies, I thought you might enjoy reading the piece I wrote five years ago, which sadly is more timely than ever. […]