Ethics in the News

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 [...]

5 03, 2015

The New Wild West

By | March 5th, 2015|Ethics in the News|Comments Off on The New Wild West

Photo by doglikehorse * Licensed through Shutterstock “Shut up, you’re such a baby!” That’s the comment “peter” posted about my Bloomberg Businessweek online column on the ethics of office gambling. There are two problems with ad hominem attacks like this: They’re uncivil, and they say nothing about the validity of the argument under discussion. […]

2 01, 2014

Firing John Doe

By | January 2nd, 2014|Ethics in the News|Comments Off on Firing John Doe

"John Doe is applying for a job here," a caller says. "What can you tell me about him?" Last month you fired him for incompetence. You say...? I welcome your response!

4 08, 2013

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By | August 4th, 2013|Ethics in the News|3 Comments

Want to get an insightful look at the news from an ethical perspective? Sign up here for my free weekly ethics newsletter! Subscribers get lots of goodies throughout the year (first dibs on books and DVDs, contests, prizes, and lots of other fun things). I look forward to welcoming you to the family! ...oh, and I'll [...]

1 08, 2013

The Five Questions

By | August 1st, 2013|Ethics in the News|Comments Off on The Five Questions

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