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Using the Center's Ethical Decision Making App.

Ethics Resources

Access hundreds of articles, case studies, briefings, and other materials on applied ethics across a variety of fields.

We also offer a YouTube channel, a decision-making app, plus a range of social media.  Our resources are widely reprinted in textbooks and trade books, and used extensively in classes and training. Please send requests for permission to reprint or repost articles to ethics@scu.edu.

 

Articles

  • Introduction to Nonprofit Ethics

    An outline of the issues

    Typical dilemmas in the sector arise around fundraising, governance, employee compensation, financial reporting, and decision making about priorities.

  • Incivility in Government

    Leadership practices for advancing the cause of civility

    Disruption and rambunctiousness by participants in scheduled government meetings now verge upon a kind of public art form.

  • Play as a Kid's Right

    The Changing Culture of Youth Sports

    Youth sports are viewed through the lens of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Blogs

  • White Lies

    White Lies

    Real Eyes Realize Real Lies

    When are white lies justified, if ever?

  • Smart cookie sticker

    How SCU Students Helped Clear Some Cookies

    Ambassadors of Privacy, on Data Privacy Day

    For Data Privacy Day 2016, we decided to distribute offline cookies in order to raise awareness of the online kind.

Cases

  • Ethical Campaign Pledge

    A sin of omission?

    Misrepresenting an opponent's position

  • Coordinating

    The proper relationship between a campaign and an independent expenditure committee

    A campaign manager signals the candidate's wishlist.

  • Friendship and Government Contracts

    Conflicts of interest in campaigns

    A candidate's friend becomes a bidder on a government contract

Videos

THIS FILM BY SCU STUDENTS MEGAN LE, VERONICA RIBEIRO, AND SERENA WONG EXPLORES ISSUES OF BODY IMAGE.