« Orgueil et préjugés » : culture et alliances internationales
The author of this article explains that the main sources of frustration in business relationships with people of foreign cultures are very often our own pride and prejudice, which results from cultural differences and misunderstandings. Since these frustrations have a negative impact on personal motivation, it is only natural that the relationship suffers. The author offers some possible solutions to iron out these frustrations.
A Global Standard for Professional Ethics
This article discusses global standards for professional ethics. These standards are now in effect in over 100 countries. They especially apply to practicing accountants.
This article explains today's main CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system trends. For example, it mentions the growing importance of cloud-based systems, integration with other critical organizational systems, and the incorporation of social media.
Center for Applied Ethics
The Center for Applied Ethics is a research group at the University of British Columbia. This group conducts interdisciplinary research on practices in many industries.
A Framework for Ethical Decision-Making: Version 6.1 - EthicsShareware (Sept. '01)
This page is actually a decision model that can be used when a person is confronted by an ethical question in the business world. The model describes the steps to follow to ease decision-making.
Complete Guide to Ethics Management: An Ethics Toolkit for Managers
This very interesting text clearly explains what business ethics are and why they are important. It clarifies the concept by discussing myths about business ethics and the advantages of establishing an effective code of ethics in a company. Finally, it proposes behavior guidelines for times when managing ethics can be sensitive.
Creating a Code of Ethics for Your Organization
This site presents the basics of a code of ethics. In addition to links to sample codes, it offers a series of references that can assist an organization wishing to adopt a code of its own.
Dark secrets and ugly truths: When ethics and IT collide
Information technologies and the expanding Internet have opened the door to new forms of abuse, including accessing confidential information and watching illegal pornography. However, detecting and reporting such abuse is no easy task. This article clearly explains how the management of such situations can be facilitated by clarifying the rules of conduct with a code of ethics.
Ethical Decision Making
The various articles featured on this site make it possible to better understand the different approaches used to determine whether conduct is ethical or not. The site also discusses other related topics, such as whether ethical conduct can be taught or not.
Incorporating ethics into strategy: developing sustainable business model
This document discusses the importance of incorporating ethics into business strategies in order to make sustainable development possible. It presents several conclusions and recommendations based on a study and a few case studies.