For fun, I sometimes talk about alienation of affection when teaching torts. Turns out it’s highly relevant to business.
After their ship sank the Australian HMAS Sydney, the crew of the German HSK Kormoran had to abandon their own ship as well. After being captured, the German sailors described the site of the wreckage, but the sailors identified points…
The Sword of Damocles was not about doom, but power and responsibility.
Quick decision: iPhone or Android? Now, another one: Kant or Mill? No, seriously: deontology or utilitarianism?
How to treat payments from “generous” people for dates with “attractive” people?
The documentary on the financial crisis points to the importance of perspective and focus in ethical decision making.
Raj Rajaratnam strategically corrupted other business people to fuel his insider trading. He’s been prosecuted, but why haven’t there been more convictions?
Freemium internet services pose an ethical dilemma when users adopt them behind the backs of their companies’ IT staffs. Is the marketing method of these services unethical?
Narrow focus doesn’t always deliver the best answers: they are just the other side of complexity.