Education

Rediscovering the Human Purposes of Business, by Mark Goyder

Below is the text of a speech given by Mark Goyder, Founder and Director of Tomorrow’s Company, at the Caux Initiatives for Business Conference, Panchgani India, on 12 November 2013. Goyder sent me (Jon Haidt) the text of this speech when we were first introduced. I loved it. I thought Goyder expressed a vision of business that automatically inspires better ethics.

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Teaching Business Ethics Through Fiction

Harvard Business School professor Joseph Badaracco teaches a course titled "The Moral Leader," in which he has defined leadership as "a struggle by a flawed human being to make some important human values real and effective in the world as it is."

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Raising a Moral Company

Ethical Systems contributor Adam Grant wrote in the New York Times last week about how to raise a moral child. Drawing insights from several psychological studies, he came away with three primary suggestions:

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Week That Was in Ethical Systems, 4/7/14-4/13/14

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Dishonesty Debate with Dan Ariely, Paul Bloom, and Peter Singer

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Risk Assessment - By the Book

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

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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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A Beginner's Guide to Irrational Behavior

[This essay was originally posted on contributor Dan Ariely's personal blog.]

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