Posts Tagged ‘ethics’

Managing Responsible Business: The Future of Ethics

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 2:24 Comments Off

While not an expert in business ethics, one of the most frequent discussions I have is the role of ethics as it relates to firms looking to roll out effective and engaging program, particularly in business critical areas, and the correlation between ethical foundations and program success (or failure). Far more practical in Asia, discussions […]

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Without Ethics and Morals Responsibility is Only a Word

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 2:31 Comments Off

In the recent HBR piece If the Auditors Sign Off, Does That Make It Okay?, Lawrence Weiss writes abotu a recent lecture by Andrew Fastow (former CFO of Enron) in front of his class. It was a lecture where Fastow runs through what happened, and where he felt things went wrong. How he, and others, […]

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Doing a Better Job Teaching Values

Thursday, January 19, 2012 23:27 Comments Off

Though my time at CEIBS teaching a course on responsible leadership I have been fortunate to meet peers at other schools and within the corporate world who are looking to push their student (employees) forward on issues of society, economics, and the environment. It is a process that at times feels like climbing a sheer […]

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Apple Takes A Step Forward Towards CSR. But is Still Exposed…VERY Exposed

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 10:00 3 Comments

If the first step towards recovery is admitting that you have a problem, then readers will agree that Apple taking the time to meet with several of China’s most prominent Green NGOs was a first step for Apple. Particularly given the fact that Apple was largely unwilling to address the numerous labor and environmental failures […]

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Should Firms Export their Values to Other Countries?

Friday, October 7, 2011 7:47 Comments Off

At about the 5th minute of the above clip, Mike Daisy, who is being interview on TechCrunch TV about his observations of a visit to a number of Apple’s China suppliers, says something that I felt was HUGELY profound: “I that there is a huge responsibility.  That when you export your jobs around the world, […]

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