Tag: Culture

Social Concern: A wake-up call for ethical business leaders

Social Concern: A wake-up call for ethical business leaders

Recently, PayPal killed the accounts of anyone pushing racist views.  “You have to have the courage to make those decisions” PayPal CEO Dan Schulman.” The action shows how ethical leaders can take relevant actions to promote social responsibility by their companies and key stakeholders. Echoing these concerns about social responsibility, […]

Does the ethical public relations leader exist?

Does the ethical public relations leader exist?

Revelations about the PR firm Bell Pottinger, again raise the issue of what exactly is an ethical business leader?  Reports suggest this firm earned £100,000 a month in fees, running a secret campaign to stir up racial tension on behalf of its billionaire clients. Now the firm’s own future is […]

When does it makes sense to say no to new business?

When does it makes sense to say no to new business?

To say no to new business sounds slightly crazy. Especially when it promises to be highly profitable. Growth, new prospects, risky but lucrative choices, all tend to be fatally attractive.   Small or new companies find it almost impossible to turn down new business, such as a prospective client. Or to […]