Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Ethics News / Oct 2017

A recent roundup of commentary on ethical issues currently affecting organizations.

This month’s first article, from The Guardian, deals with technology in the workplace and a distorting effect of automation, asking the question, “To what extent are we being turned into workers that resemble robots?” Read article >

In our second article, from Business Ethics Highlights,“Transparency: Should Corporations Have Privacy Rights?” the editors direct us to The Washington Post, which addresses the rising trend of disclosure by companies of their political spending, “as employees and customers increasingly want to know more about the political positions and values of the companies they do business with”. Read article >

Our third article, by Terry O’Reilly of CBC Radio, explores how brands are becoming political. Read article >