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Why Ethics Matter

Ethical transformation is critical. The first step is acknowledging ethics and values as important and making the decision to prioritise it above...

SPECIAL REPORT: THE FUTURE OF ETHICS

THE FUTURE OF ETHICS ETHICS & CORPORATE GOVERNANCE DEFINITION OF ‘ETHICS’ DECONSTRUCTED COMMERCE WITHOUT MORALITYTHE FUTURE OF ETHICSThe novelist Elie Wiesel once said that there may be...

VIEWPOINT: THE TRUTH ABOUT DISHONESTY

I recently spent 20 minutes with one remarkable individual after the next as fellow judges and I assessed finalists in SAICA’s Top 35-Under-35 chartered...

ETHICS FOR EVERYONE

Teaching is depressing. Every year, my baldness spreads, my bones calcify, my ear-hair sprouts, and every year, the students walk into class exactly the...

ETHICS: Ethics and Profits

Who was it that said “the first step to wisdom is admitting what you don’t know”? I really have no idea – and of...

ETHICS: The Source of Ethics?

In the longstanding lecturers’ tradition of using imagined names that only the lecturer thinks are funny, I recently asked my students why it is...

ETHICS: Value-added

I am a hypocrite.In their first-ever lecture in Accounts 1, I ask students to tell me the objective of business, a key question in...

ETHICS

WHY BE ETHICAL?Sometimes, I am tempted to lie to my students. Well, not “lie”, exactly. More like “not disclose material facts”. I see the...

How do we build an Ethical Framework for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

The technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution are transforming society and reshaping our future.

Workplace Ethics – Saying and doing beyond mere compliance

To avoid the risks and negative consequences of ethical gaps, there needs to be an alignment between...