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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Caveat emptor, better known to us in English as “let the buyer beware.” It’s an age-old consumer truism, which states that it is the buyer’s responsibility to perform due diligence on whatever purchase they are considering. From an ethical standpoint, the modern and biblical sages take issue with this concept. Good business practices maintain that…

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In a word: yes! Conducting business in an ethical manner isn’t just about high-minded ideals. It’s about choosing to do the right thing, in real life, day after day. In doing so, our businesses can also reap powerful financial rewards. In an increasingly competitive business landscape, companies are continuously challenged to stand out – and…

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In the world of business– and beyond, on a personal level – the concepts of honesty and integrity are often viewed as similar, if not interchangeable. However, based on my successful 45-year business career, I believe there are some meaningful contrasts worth exploring. But first, let’s explore the deeper meanings of both terms. Honesty is…

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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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