The North Carolina State Bar Journal has published an expanded version of the essay, “Three Uncles at the Bar,” that I wrote on this site about a year ago.
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The New York Times published an article today about inconsistencies in ethical analysis. Author Matthew Hutson reviews the factors that dictate whether people use a primarily deontological or primarily utilitarian lens in their ethical decision making.
Start at the Top
People who sign forms at the top are more honest than those who sign at the bottom.
Leaders ask “Why?”
The difference between good business and changing the world is knowing how to ask “why?” and how to find people who believe the same things about the answer to that question.
Why Good People Do Bad Things
Cognitive frames keep us from even noticing ethical decisions.
Quick and Dirty Intellectual Property
Best explanation you’re ever going to find of the current intellectual property landscape.
Alienation of Affection. Seriously: it’s real.
For fun, I sometimes talk about alienation of affection when teaching torts. Turns out it’s highly relevant to business.
I Don’t Quite Remember
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…