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State of Business Ethics in the U.S. – Infographic

Business Ethics - Infographic
by in Careers | Infographics

Did you know that 34% of employees think their managers are unethical? More Americans are finding work right now, which is good news. The bad news? We may not be behaving ourselves while we’re there. Reports of workplace-ethics lapses are dropping slightly as backlash against those who speak out is rising – and there are… Read More →

Merl Waschler’s First Job

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Merle Waschler President and CEO, Valley of the Sun United Way Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. As a young adult in high school and my early college years, I worked at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in my hometown state of New Jersey. I consider my time at Greystone… Read More →

University Of Arizona Program Teaches Undergrads The Importance Of Good Ethics

Students involved in cheating are more likely to engage in unethical practices such as insider trading.

In the 21st century, incidents of corporate malfeasance have become commonplace. America witnessed the implosion of the onetime energy wonder Enron, the fall of telecommunications giant WorldCom, and the collapse of mortgage miracle Countrywide, just to name a few. Not surprisingly, questions were quickly raised about the role business schools played in such scandals, the… Read More →

Making Ethics An Essential Part Of Doing Business

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The challenge of building an ethical climate in businesses is not new. However, in the last decade, the importance of such a climate, and the heavy costs of ethical transgressions, have been prominent in the daily headlines. They reveal the impact of decades of ethical mismanagement that goes beyond explicitly breaking laws. Rather, the issue… Read More →