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May 27th, 2013

Should Christ Be in Business?

This video from Gordon Conwell is Part 4 of Dr. David Gill's lecture on "Should Christ be in Business?" Dr. Gill is the Mockler-Phillips Professor of Workplace Theology and Business Ethics at Gordon Conwell and Director of the Mockler Center for Faith and Ethics in the Workplace. What are...

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
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May 17th, 2013

Can Ethics be Taught? Or Legislated?

Recent experience tells us that rules created today to curb yesterday’s bad business practices often make life harder for honest people and motivate the unscrupulous to find new ways around the rules. In his Cardus blog Ray Pennings asks, "If trust in our economic system cannot be created...

Channel(s): Ethics
May 9th, 2013

Center for Christian Business Ethics Today Conference

October 11, 2014
New York, NY

Fourth Annual Business Ethics Conference: 1st Commandment We invite you to join as we endeavor to challenge and encourage one another to go forth and to be a blessing by engaging in business from the vantage point of God's world. The Conference program is made up of an assortment of keynote...

Channel(s): Ethics, Events
February 16th, 2013

Busted! Are You Stealing From Your Company?

In this High Calling blog J.B. Wood, senior vice president of Clemens Food Group, discusses how taking money is not the only way people steal from their employers.

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Ethics
January 31st, 2013

Camcraft Wins IndustryWeek's 2015 Best Plant Award

Congratulations to the Bertsche family and Camcraft management team for winning Industry Week's 2015 Best Plant Award! Camcraft is a global leader in manufacturing high-precision machined components for the automotive and off-road vehicle engine markets. The Bertsche family says Camcraft...

November 19th, 2012

Best Books on Faith and Work

The past few decades, numerous books have been written on integrating faith and work. We've created an annotated list of the best books on theology of work, calling and vocation, business and ethics, practical application, prayer, leadership and engaging culture. For a downloadable PDF...

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October 23rd, 2012

Is Investment Banking God’s Work?

When it comes how most people view the multi-trillion dollar banking industry, words like loathe, cynicism, and distrust come to mind. A writer a Rolling Stone magazine, for example, described Goldman Sachs as “a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly...

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.

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October 15th, 2012

A Yellen Reputation

Last week the President announced that he planned to nominate Janet Yellen to Chair the Federal Reserve Bank. If approved, she’ll be the first woman to ever hold that post. Wow! There’s a lot being said and written about Ms. Yellen’s political and economic views, but what strikes me is that...