Tag: Inequality

Should ethics really be taught in schools?

Should ethics really be taught in schools?

“We’re here to make money” That remains the over-arching driving force behind most businesses, and in some ways it’s right. A commercial business making no profit is either going  broke, or is some kind of welfare case. But while making a profit is important, this can never be the sole […]

Speak up, or fail as a leader!

Speak up, or fail as a leader!

Leaders sometimes speak up. Ethical business leaders most definitely speak up, though not enough do. A sure way to fail as a leader in today’s demanding corporate environment is to keep quiet when you should be doing the opposite. Speak up about what though? How far should progressive business leaders […]

High rollers with low morals

High rollers with low morals

“With so many people rolling the dice in hopes of a big score, there are bound to be some winners, their rich rewards raise wealth inequality even further.” This conclusion by Edmund Phelps, winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize for Economics has important implications  for the ethical behaviour, or rather […]