Tag Archives: Ethics

Wal-Mart: Always low prices? Or always low wages?

    From the discussion of Wal-Mart that we had in class, it was odd to see a company that so many loves thrive from low wage labor.  On the outside looking in, it is easy to be blinded by the many … Continue reading

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We should all just listen to our “gut”

“An American company going into Indonesia and working with regime that killed almost 200,000 people…I know that that’s got to bother you…I don’t know you personally, but I know you have a conscience” – Michael Moore to Phil Knight (Nike’s CEO) … Continue reading

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“It’s not a tumor!” – Detective John Kimble

Anabolic steroids or synthetically engineered testosterone have been referred to as a “fountain of youth”.  Their use can result in increased muscle size, strength, and speed, higher athletic performance, and positive body image making them very attractive, especially to athletes … Continue reading

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Too Big To Fail (TARP)

I decided to do my final paper on the issue of “Too Big to Fail.” The saying itself is a little misleading because it is not the actual size of an institution that threatens financial stability but rather the interconnectedness … Continue reading

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Write About Ethics! Win Prizes and Cash!

OK, title is sarcastic.  The contest is not. I’ll help you edit if you want to take a crack at it. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Prize in Ethics Essay Contest 2012 

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Are all Businessmen Bad-Guys?

I found our discussion in class last Thursday, regarding whether or not a business can be ethical in its actions, extremely disturbing. To me, this isn’t a question. Correct me if I am wrong, but don’t we as people – … Continue reading

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The world’s ending but f*ck it. We’re still rich, right?

The past couple of weeks in MGMT 312 have seen a lot of discussion of the 2008 financial crisis. We read several intriguing articles, and were presented a case study of AIG, the insurance company that received an $85 billion … Continue reading

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