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This area is intended to provide a practical guide to assist you in meeting emerging global standards and expectations for an effective business ethics program.

Virtuousness Is Good For Business

"The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it." Norman Schwarzkopf

A challenge to the truism that good people always finish last has come from a most unlikely place-recently downsized, publicly traded US corporations.

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Corporate Accountability: White Collar Crime Penalty Enhancements

 The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 requires new disclosures for officers and directors of publicly traded companies.  Controls regarding securities fraud, criminal and civil penalties for violating the securities laws, blackouts for insider trades of pension fund shares, and the protections for corporate whistleblowers have become forefront in the Acts creation of safeguarding the general public’s rights.

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Ethics and Good Recruiting

It is far too easy to get caught up in our own perspectives, careers, and day-to-day activities that we don't see alternatives to the problems we face. Instead, we continue to follow traditional approaches, even when they are obviously inadequate. 


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Ethics and Values Stop Being Personal When They Affect Others

The common argument is that Ethics, Morals, or Values are personal. Many also believe that the decision for our actions must come from within us. Quite often absolute standards are brought into question in regards to conversations about ethics.  But why? Considering that : 

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Barriers to Corporate Fraud

There are two forms of controls in an organization: internal and external. Internal controls directly relate to corporate governance, business ethics, managerial structure, compensation, internal council and whistle blowers. 

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Growth in women's share of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) occupations declined to 27% in 2011from a high of 34% in 1990. While women make up nearly half of the workforce, they were 26% of the STEM workforce in 2011.

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