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August 23, 2016

Ethical Failings: Unprincipled Behavior and not Accepting Responsibility

The only thing Ryan Lochte is sorry for is getting caught. The 12-time Olympic medalist in swimming disgraced the U.S. and disrespected the people of Brazil when he concocted a story about being robbed at g...

May 17, 2016

'Virtuous' Grit is an Essential Ethical Value

Last week I watch a TED presentation by Angela Duckworth who discussed her findings in a 2013 TED Talk, where she defined grit as passion and perseverance for very long-term goals. Grit is having stamina. Grit is sticking with your f...

March 16, 2016

Does man make the times or do the times make the man?

Have Trump’s supporters drank the Kool-Aid? It seems so to me. His followers are loyal to a fault. His speeches seem to bring out the worst in supporters and detractors. Trump plays to the crowd with the real fear of rising v...

February 18, 2016

Statesmanship and Integrity MIA in Republicans' Approach to SCOTUS Nomination

Once again the Republicans have shot themselves in the foot by naively thinking it is better to not even consider President Obama’s prospective appointment of a justice to replace Antonin Scalia. Someh...

February 4, 2016

Recovering an Ethical Balance in Business

During this election cycle we've heard a lot from Bernie Sanders about the moral failures of large corporations especially in the banking industry. Who could argue this point given the financial disaster that ushered in the financial rec...

September 30, 2015

30 Exceptional CSR Blogs

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30. September 2015

Ethics Sage is published by Dr. Steven M. Mintz, who holds a PhD and is a professor of accounting specializing in ethics. He likes to share his valuable knowledge by giving presentations to professional and...

September 10, 2015

Cal Poly Professor Receives Accounting Exemplar Award

The American Accounting Association recently honored Cal Poly Professor Steven Mintz with the Accounting Exemplar Award in the public interest section.

The award is given annually to accounting educators and practitioners who...

May 19, 2015

Can Ethics be taught without reference to Religious Beliefs?

Perhaps you have heard that a recent study released by the Pew Research Center found that the U.S. has become significantly less Christian in recent years as the share of American adults who espouse no systematic relig...

March 31, 2015

What is the moral message of the movie, Insurgent?

The movie Insurgent, the second in the Divergent series, raises all kinds of ethical questions, many of which make it a worthwhile film to see. Overall, it deals with the “big brother” is watching theme. The government oversees...

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