Category:Business ethics. FEATURE-Scientist seeks to banish evil, boost empathy. * Psychopathology expert says idea of evil has done no good * Sees empathy as world's most valuable but ignored resource By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent. Global Integrity. Globalisation isn't just about profits. It's about taxes too. Why should German taxpayers help bail out a country whose business model is based on avoidance and a race to the bottom?
Illustration by Daniel Pudles The world looked on agog as Tim Cook, the head of Apple, said his company had paid all the taxes owed – seeming to say that it paid all the taxes it should have paid. There is, of course, a big difference between the two. It's no surprise that a company with the resources and ingenuity of Apple would do what it could to avoid paying as much tax as it could within the law. While the supreme court, in its Citizens United case seems to have said that corporations are people, with all the rights attendant thereto, this legal fiction didn't endow corporations with a sense of moral responsibility; and they have the Plastic Man capacity to be everywhere and nowhere at the same time – to be everywhere when it comes to selling their products, and nowhere when it comes to reporting the profits derived from those sales.
Category:Business ethics. International Business Ethics Institute (IBEI) Freedom and Democracy at Work. C4CR. New Paradigm in Humanising Corporate Management and Ethos. Dear Robert, Many thanks for your take on all this – all very interesting and clearly very deep.
Your decades of TM seems to have piqued your interest in going beyond the entrenched capitalist zeitgeist in the sense that you want to keep the best of its benefits but also improve it to give it ethical innards and face so that not only will its worst excesses such as Enron, HIH, Madoff, the GFC itself, the present PIGS/Germany/France crisis will be avoided but also it will also evolve to be more inclusive of all of us to enjoy abundance fairly as a consequence of win-win-win (and more win) transactions and strategies rather than the macroscopic win-lose scenarios of late. Ending Corporate Governance: Revoking Our Plutocracy.
Nowadays, although more and more of us understand the fact that we live, not in a democratic republic (as we were taught in school), but under a plutocracy, most still suffer from what Richard Grossman and Ward Morehouse call the "colonization of our minds , ", the corollary of which is the "TINA" (There Is No Alternative) phenomenon.
The fact is, there are alternatives to this evermore distintegrative "way of life". But in order to change this society so the seventh generation yet unborn may, once more, have the opportunity to live their lives to the fullest, each one of us must transform our own conditioned thinking from that of programmed consumer into liberated citizen. Today, people forget that U.S. corporations, or "corpses", as this ratitor thinks of them, were extremely limited in their powers and influence prior to the Civil War. The biggest blow to citizen constitutional authority came in 1886. The US Supreme Court ruled in Santa Clara County v. World Forum for Ethics in Business. LIST-2012-Press-Release.pdf (Objet application/pdf) Reclaim Democracy! Revoke Corporate Corruption of American Democracy. Markets Not Capitalism. Markets Not Capitalism: Individualist Anarchism Against Bosses, Inequality, Corporate Power, and Structural Poverty Ed.
Gary Chartier & Charles W. Johnson Individualist anarchists believe in mutual exchange, not economic privilege. They believe in freed markets, not capitalism. They defend a distinctive response to the challenges of ending global capitalism and achieving social justice: eliminate the political privileges that prop up capitalists. Massive concentrations of wealth, rigid economic hierarchies, and unsustainable modes of production are not the results of the market form, but of markets deformed and rigged by a network of state-secured controls and privileges to the business class. Study: Hypocrisy the golden rule in negotiations. Folks with bargaining power behave selfishly, but believe themselves fair, an economics experiment suggests.
What The Founding Fathers Thought About Corporations. How would the Founding Fathers feel about corporations?
If you believe what the GOP says, you’ll be shocked by the truth. Images of Founding Fathers George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Ben Franklin compiled from portraits. How would the Founding Fathers feel about corporations? If you believe what the GOP says, you’ll be shocked by the truth. Citizens United. The economic world we live in today is dominated by corporations. The origin of modern corporations can be traced all the way back to 17th century England when Queen Elizabeth I created the East India Trading Company. The Rich to the Poor: Do What I Say, Not What I Do.
Economic policies often rest on assumptions about human motivation.
Here’s Rep. Ryan (Republican of Wisconsin): The left is making a big mistake here. What they’re offering people is a full stomach and an empty soul. People don’t just want a life of comfort. Ethics Resource Center. Corporate Ethics International : Index. Corporate Accountability Project. Le marketing est une arme de destruction massive - Thomas Coutrot.