- How Multitasking Affects Ethics
- Clifford Nass discusses the long-term effects of multitasking and social networking on attention spans.
- Online Business Ethics Course
- Business ethics pioneer Kirk Hanson offers a free, 4-week MOOC
Kirk O. Hanson
- Uncomfortable Attention From a Supervisor
- The vice president of a woman's firm reaches out to her on social media and invites her to a social gathering, which he does not do with her co-workers.
- Quality Management: Signing Off on a Substandard Product
- A quality engineer has concerns about a product failing under extreme conditions, but her bosses tell her to push the product through to production.
- The Ethical Dilemma of BYOD
- As people increasingly bring their own (mostly mobile) devices into the workplace, and use them for both personal and professional activities, new challenges arise--for the employees as well as their employers. Pat Gelsinger, the CEO of VMware, discusses some of the implications of BYOD for data security and personal privacy.
- The Disconnect: Accountability and Consequences Online
- A discussion of the breakdown among responsibility, accountability, and consequences in the online world, as demonstrated by some digital media coverage.
- Proposition 34 and the Ethics of Capital Punishment in California (podcast)
- SCU Philosophy Professor Lawrence Nelson debates SCU Law Professor Ellen Kreitzberg.
Professor Ellen Kreitzberg, Professor Lawrence Ne
- Too Close for Comfort
- Conflicts of interest for a nonprofit organization
Kirk O. Hanson
- Risks of Multi-tasking - Governance, Integrity, and Effectiveness
F. Daniel Siciliano, Stanford School of Law and Di
- Assessing for Ethics
- Dan Pracher, business development manager for Development Dimensions International, explores how to hire employees who mesh with the ethical culture of the organization.
- Employee Loyalty
- A company founder talks about employee loyalty in boom times.
an interview with Cheryl Breetwor
- Blurred Lines
- What is company time?
an interview with a Young Entrepreneur
- Hurry, Hurry
- The role of rushing in ethical lapses.
an interview with Gina Pastega
- Vendor as Investor
- Using credit with vendors as an investment in a start-up.
an interview with Bob Lorenzini
- Guilt (and Reliability) by Association
- An angel investor talks about reputation.
an interview with Audrey MacLean
- When Good People Do Bad Things at Work
- Rote behavior, distractions, and moral exclusion stymie ethical behavior on the job. Discusses Ford Pinto case.
Dennis J. Moberg
- The Case of Bad News
- The new CEO of a corporation learns that he has inherited problems with growth and profitability. A four-day workweek and, eventually, layoffs prove necessary. Who is the CEO obligated to inform and when?
- The Case of Due Diligence
- How ethics can guide the conduct of a brokerage firm rewarding sales representatives with trips for the sale of a particular fund.
- Nutritional Foods
- A company confronts the possibility that its product is causing illness.
Kirk O. Hanson
- How Trust is Achieved in Free Markets
- A free-market approach to establishing reliability.
Daniel B. Klein
- The Performance Appraisal
- How much should age and longevity with the company count in making lay-off decisions?