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Fri, 08 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Over the past few years, a rising emphasis has been placed on companies and financial institutions' Corporate Social Responsibility. But what does Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)" mean anyway? This is indeed one of the most frequently asked questions for all those dealing with CSR matters.
Fri, 28 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400If you've been sent to Cape Town on a business trip then it's a good idea to read up on South Africa's etiquette beforehand. Having an understanding of how business is carried out in Cape Town can help you avoid any social mishaps and put you in a better position when negotiating...
Tue, 02 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400As a business, your competitors are just that: competitors. However, the way you treat your competitors may affect how your customers and the media perceive your business, your ethics, and your friendliness. For those reasons, and more, its important that you carefully consider how you act with your competitors. In this article we provide guidance on how you can have a good relationship with competing businesses while limiting the impact this will have on your business success. When customers see you have strong ethics in how you deal with your competitors, they will know for sure that youll treat them right.
Sat, 28 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400Courage builds character. Its the foundation of integrity. It gives you the thrust to make the correct choice and do what is right despite the consequences. Integrity First. It's core value #1 of the U.S. Air Force... embraced by our leadership, taught in our training programs, and a symbol of the commitment and character of the men and women serving our country.
Tue, 08 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500What happened to integrity? It seems to have gone the way of the buggy whip. Today so many people think they are going to get "ripped off" "scammed" or "taken" when ever they are looking at online businesses or opportunities. There is a perception that no one has integrity any more. Well, that just isn't the case.
Fri, 27 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400Business and profit-making must be tampered with heart and care for environment and others. Failure to do so, will lead to all kinds of problems. Take for example, the global warming and earth changes are direct effects of this lack of care. Many of us simply did not cared enough to keep the environment from deteriorating. Businesses focused purely on profit-making are just not good enough.
Sun, 22 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400In a business sense, ethics are a system of moral principles or rules of conduct. Attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants or secretaries have codes of ethics within the legal field. A paralegal should maintain a high degree of professionalism while performing her work. That high degree of professionalism is ensured when she manages her work duties while following a particular code of ethics.
Fri, 06 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400Defining moments that build character often occur in the strangest of places in both our personal and professional life. It is who we become as a result of these experiences - not the experiences themselves - that is most important.
Thu, 01 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0500You would have to be doing the modern day version of Rip Van Winkle to not be aware of the controversy Internet Social Networks are creating. Everything from MySpace and Facebook to YouTube and LinkedIn have gained in popularity over the past few years. These sites do serve a purpose and among other things provide their users with a sense of community often lacking in the brick and mortal world.
Wed, 28 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500Are there actually experienced veterans in the business you're considering who will sacrifice time from their jobs to help you start yours? Or is free mentorship a myth?
Tue, 21 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500Some courier service companies fail to adhere to industry best practices when it comes to freight rush service. By learning about some of the important tricks of the delivery service trade, you can help your business stay away from a courier company who may adversely impact the way that you do business.
Fri, 17 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500Some courier service companies employ less than desirable or questionable practices. Your courier is the front line between your business and your customers. Understanding some of the fundamentals in making decisions for which courier company you use will be one of the most important things your company needs to be aware of. Your best arsenal to prevent a poor company image with delivery of your products is to be informed of many of the less than desirable practices for courier service some of the companies perpetrate and to learn what the industry's best practices are.
Tue, 07 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500Business ethics is a form of applied ethics that examines just rules and principles within a commercial context; the various moral or ethical problems that can arise in a business setting.
Tue, 08 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400Look around. Today, more than ever before, it has become fashionable to cheat. One could say, and come away without too much criticism, that everyone expects it. The funny thing is the person who expects it, or observes it, or knows someone who does it, never does it themselves. Ironically, they actually believe they are not infected. As noted, this is a national pastime. Why is this? Why do husbands cheat on their wives and wives cheat on their husbands? Does not the vow to love, honor, cherish, and 'obey', (some leave out the 'obey' part now), mean anything. Well, it appears the times indeed are changing.
Fri, 26 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400Have you ever been curious about how much stock your company officers hold? Or, are you an investor who needs to know? This article gives a fairly quick method to find out, utilizing information available on the NASDAQ's web site.
Sun, 12 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500FBI raids are certain to grab headlines. That can raise an ethical question, though, if the possibility exists that the purpose of the raid is for its intimidating effect as much as it is to grab wrongdoers. Could this be the case in raids involving two e-currency companies?
Wed, 08 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500When it comes to services I sometimes wonder if the asking price is really worth it. I can usually find the service that I am looking for online. Then I have to look around to find witch one is going to give me the most for the money. Well I have found that if I go with the low ball guy, he is reeling me in for a huge sales pitch to asks me to spend more than I would with the high roller guy. Maybe that's where I should have started my search.
Sun, 15 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500Does it pass the test? We all have ways of testing opportunities that enter our lives. Some of us just dive right in based on feeling... Most of us do not have a predetermined strategy for testing opportunities.
Mon, 07 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500Flyin' the Frenzied Skies of Business Ethics - discusses business principles and ethics, how actions speak louder than words, and the advisability of walking your talk... Not a whole lotta time to think about business ethics and principles when flying Air Moldova from Chisinau to Frankfurt.
Thu, 20 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400Research conducted at Davenport University by Murad Ali indicates that Muslims are the least likely out of all other ethnic groups to be hired by employers. Participants were students enrolled in either the MBA program or in business undergraduate courses. The type of full-time work the students engaged in ranged from entry level to senior executive. Many of the MBA students were already managers and had hiring powers within their companies.