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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.

SAICA’s Statement on the Steinhoff matter

Markus JoosteSAICA notes the Overview Forensic Investigation report into Steinhoff that was released by the Steinhoff International...