Fraud

Is Your E-Discovery Strategy Modeled After Ostrich Behavior?

In preparing for an upcoming edition of my Weekly Ethics Thought on electronic records and communications essentials, I talked with several executives about their e-discovery strategies, policies, and procedures. While I wasn't surprised to hear that they are getting ever-changing and often-contradictory information about how best to develop relevant and appropriate policies and procedures, I was Read more…

Ethics Training: Are We Expecting Too Much From It or Too Little?

One of Chris MacDonald's ever-thought provoking blog posts ("What's More Important: 'Social Responsibility' or Basic Honesty?") quoted and led me to Peter Foster's recent post ("Trading Honesty for 'Social Responsibility"). Though admittedly not the central idea of Foster's post, the quote that caught my eye was this: "It is surely also intriguing that the current financial Read more…

GREAT Ethics Video Clip From The Los Angeles Schools!

It's gotta be tough figuring out how to make a commentary video on the importance of ethics education actually be cute, let alone cute and effective at the same time. However, the Los Angeles Unified School District has made it happen. I gather that this has been out for a while but I just stumbled Read more…

Ethics Training for Social Workers, Counselors, Case Managers, and Psychologists

Happy New Year! As some of you may know, my background is in clinical psychology and, outside of my work in business ethics and values, I have maintained an on-going involvement in the world of mental and behavioral health. As one part of that, I have long-provided ethics training programs for behavioral health providers and Read more…

Greenwashing – Whitewashing – Hogwash: What Are You Doing About Them?

In writing up a forthcoming edition of my Weekly Ethics Thought, it occurred to me that I was really writing more commentary than anything (read: blog material…) so I decided to post it here instead. Here 'tis: Last year, TerraChoice Environmental Marketing published an interesting study of ways in which companies suggest that products are Read more…