Nudge

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness
Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein
Penguin Books, Revised & Expanded edition (2009) (public library)
Summarized by Erick Rabin

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Introduction

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Risk Assessment - By the Book

[This essay was originally posted on Corporate Compliance Insights.]

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Distance, Dehumanization, and Ethical Disengagement

Being mindful of the variety of ways we humans misunderstand each other is instrumental in promoting ethical systems. Salon.com recently featured an article titled The Psychology of Hate: How We Deny Human Beings Their Humanity from Ethical Systems contributor Nicholas Epley.

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Week That Was in Ethical Systems, 3/24/14-3/30/14

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Week That Was in Ethical Systems, 3/16/14-3/23/14

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Business Novels and Good Character(s)

THIS IS A GUEST POST, BY CHRISTOPHER MICHAELSON, Associate Professor of ethics and business law at Opus college of Business, University of St. Thomas

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Meet "Homo Duplex" - a new ethics super-hero?

[This essay was originally posted on The Conflict of Interest Blog.]

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A system for teaching ethical systems

A system for teaching ethical systems

Jeffrey M. Kaplan

When I used to teach a section of a Professional Responsibility business school class I wanted to get the students thinking more from a preventive organizational approach to ethics than what was contemplated by the course materials that the school provided. To that end, on the first day of class I put the following grid in the center of the blackboard, and left it there throughout the course. 

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Week That Was in Ethical Systems, 3/3-3/9

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Exemplary Ethical Recoveries

[This essay was originally posted on The Conflict of Interest Blog.]

F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said, “There are no second acts in American lives,” but in the C&E world the second act may count for more than the first – for better or worse.

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