The Letter of the Law vs. The Spirit of the Law

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The goal of all ethical behavior is to act with goodness and the right intent, in addition to fairness. Likewise, business ethics is about pursuing the spirit of the law and going beyond the letter of the law. A person can meet the letter of the law and still behave unethically. For vivid examples of…

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The Factory Fire

The following post is an example of the ethical principle of blog “The Letter of the Law vs. The Spirit of the Law.“ When his facility burnt down in 1995, Aaron Feuerstein, the owner of Malden Mills, a textile mill in New England faced several ethical choices. He was under no legal obligation to pay…

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Who or What is the Ethics Giver?

In sum, my desire and goal as “the Ethics Giver” is to transmit my ethical knowledge and make the world a better place.  It is an odd sounding name “the Ethics Giver.” Why not The Ethical Giver, The Ethical Teacher or even The Ethicist? A person could teach ethics but give ethics? It is probably…

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