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May 23rd, 2013

How to Spot a Liar

Want to know if someone's being dishonest during business negotiations? Using lots of third-person pronouns and increased profanity are a couple of cues to watch for, according to research findings. Excessive talking--known as the Pinncchio Effect--is also a telltale sign. Not a surprise...

Channel(s): Ethics
October 15th, 2012

A Moral Case for Free Enterprise

Business is a moral enterprise -- something R.G. LeTourneau, American industrialist and LeTourneau University founder, strongly believed. In a video interview, Arthur Brooks of the American Enterprise Institute makes a compelling case for the moral value of free enterprise.

June 20th, 2012

Are women more moral than men?

Jim Denison shares his thoughts on "idealized self" and a recent study concluding that females are more moral than men. 

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Ethics
March 15th, 2012

Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs

In an Op Ed in the New York Times, Greg Smith, Goldman Sachs executive director and head of the firm’s United States equity derivatives business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, announced his resignation from what is arguably one of Wall Street's most venerable firm. The problem as...

Channel(s): Workplace Culture, Ethics
December 2nd, 2011

At American Airlines, a Departing CEO's Moral Stand

D. Micahel Lindsay, president of Gordon College, offers a spiritual perspective to American Airlines' recent bankruptcy filing. He writes, "Mr. Arpey may be the only airline C.E.O. who regarded bankruptcy not simply as a financial tool, but more important, as a moral failing. In a day and...

via Examiner
October 31st, 2011

Christians in the Workplace

Christians leaders in the workplace fall into four categories according to a study by sociologists D. Michael Lindsey of Rice University and Bradley C. Smith of Princeton.

September 12th, 2011

If it Feels Right ...

In a NYTImes op-ed article, David Brooks laments research findings in a recent book on youth morality by Notre Dame sociologist Christian Smith entitled Lost in Translation.