Photo by Noelle Otto on Pexels.com The hallmark of scientific thinking that differentiates it from other modes of human inquiry and expression such as literature and art is its dedication to rational and empirical inquiry. In this context, objectivity is central to the scientific worldview. Karl Popper (1999) viewed scientific objectivity as consisting of the … Continue reading The Role of Objectivity in Research
An Overview of the Three Forms of Corporate Social Responsibility
Traditionally, the directors of companies have had an extremely difficult but very narrowly defined responsibility: guide the enterprise toward money. The best companies have been those generating the highest sales, gaining the most customers, and clearing the largest profits. As for ethical questions, they’ve been arranged around the basic obligation to represent the owners’ central … Continue reading An Overview of the Three Forms of Corporate Social Responsibility
Ethical alternatives to Google
We’ve come up with a list containing some of the best ethical alternatives to popular Google-owned products. Launched in 2005, Google Analytics is a platform used to track and report on website traffic, and accounts for a significant share of the online analytics market. It’s free to use, but by doing so you’ll be handing Google even … Continue reading Ethical alternatives to Google
8 Reasons why you should avoid Google
“Google it.” Even my technophobe grandma understands what that means, and almost everyone with experience of the internet has used the company’s services in some shape or form. Once a humble search engine, Google has morphed into one of the biggest companies in the world. “Don’t be evil” used to be part of its corporate … Continue reading 8 Reasons why you should avoid Google
Companies don’t have morals, people do
Photo by George Milton on Pexels.com People have morals and ethics. Companies are nothing more than legal entities constructed to organize people. And yes, those people communicate values, a culture, and they establish some guidelines or policies, that establish a sort of moral FRAMEWORK or ethics they idealize, but at the end of the day, … Continue reading Companies don’t have morals, people do
Is Google an ethical company?
Google is so powerful that it hides other search engines from us. We simply do not know about the existence of most of them. Meanwhile, there are still a large number of excellent search engines in the world that specialize in books, science, and other smart information.Here a list of sites you've might never heard … Continue reading Is Google an ethical company?
ARE WHISTLEBLOWERS TRULY PROTECTED, MOTIVATED AND REWARDED BY EXISTING LEGAL SYSTEMS?
1. Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic exposed governments to waves of fraud. As the unscrupulous profiteers in Britain and America remorselessly exploit the crisis for illegal gains thereby worsening taxpayers’ woes fraud, everyone in both public and private sectors are morally obligated to blow the whistle under the False Claims Act and similar programs. This action … Continue reading ARE WHISTLEBLOWERS TRULY PROTECTED, MOTIVATED AND REWARDED BY EXISTING LEGAL SYSTEMS?
Auditors, ethical judgement and whistleblowing
AUDITORS, ETHICAL JUDGEMENT AND WHISTLEBLOWING Itsaso Barrainkua and Marcelo Espinosa-Pike examined widespread claims that professionalism among auditors has decreased. The assumption was due to a shift in paradigms and particularly because the global audit market is mostly controlled by profit-seeking individuals, groups and organizations. The book focused on auditors’ commitment to professional ethics, independent enforcement … Continue reading Auditors, ethical judgement and whistleblowing
Circular economy is not the panacea many had hoped for
Photo by Miguel Á. Padriñán on Pexels.com In recent years, the circular economy has become a guiding principle in industrial and environmental policies. But how good is it really? The definition of a circular economy is unclear and lacks substance, according to a team of researchers from Lund University and the Royal Institute of Technology … Continue reading Circular economy is not the panacea many had hoped for
Emirates reacts to the Viral Video of its Air Hostess who was caught pouring back Champagne in a Bottle
Emirates Airlines has been disgraced a few times for bad behaviors from hostesses; one was caught doing pretty bad things in the toilet with a man in 2015, while another was recently caught red-handed while pouring champagne back into a bottle. The yucky incident which occurred last week, was mistakenly recorded by a Russian business … Continue reading Emirates reacts to the Viral Video of its Air Hostess who was caught pouring back Champagne in a Bottle
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