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- February 16, 2012Social Media Week
With the prevalence of social media at the workplace and the undeniable need to utilize social media to engage consumers in today’s highly competitive marketplace, it was quite surprising to learn during “The Ethics of Social Media in Today’s Workplace,” an #SMWWDC event, that employees who engage in social media experience retaliation for whistleblowing and are accepting of questionable workplace behaviors.
- February 15, 2012Business Insider
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- February 15, 2012ManpowerGroup
Despite the approximately 896 bazillion laws we’ve enacted as a nation in an attempt to force us all to do the right things, it appears that the answer is a louder “YES” than ever before.
- February 13, 2012Business Ethics and Leadership
The good news: “Misconduct has reached an historic low and observers of wrongdoing are more willing to report than ever.”
- February 3, 2012Social Media to Social Business
The Ethics Resource Center released its latest National Business Ethics Survey (NBES), which takes an in-depth look at the shifts in ethical behavior within the workplace, with a specific focus on how social networkers are changing the game. In fact, the report reveals a surprising and worrisome divide in ethical workplace experiences between employees who spend substantial time on social networks, and those who do not.
- February 2, 2012SHRM Blog
Many business leaders have long suspected that active social networkers are a breed apart from other employees. A new report looking at the state of business ethics in the U.S. supports that belief.
- February 1, 2012American Society of Employers
What do social networkers and declining business ethics have in common?
- January 31, 2012Pledgingforchange.com
The Ethics Resource Center recently released the results of their 2011 National Business Ethics Survey.Long term readers will know that I am always impressed with their research methods and clarity of reporting. This year’s study is no different in that regard.
- January 31, 2012Global Compliance
What planet are social networkers from? You may very well ask that question after reading the Ethics Resource Center’s 2011 National Business Ethics Survey and its startling statistics demonstrating how active social networkers view workplace ethics very differently than their co-workers – and how they tend to be treated differently as well.
- January 27, 2012Forbes
When Corina Allen was dismissed from her job by Radio One, which owns two local stations in Texas, in 2007, she knew she had a discrimination claim on her hands. While Texas is an “at will” state, meaning employees can be terminated without reason, something felt amiss. She filed complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and didn’t look back, accepting a position with CBS before ultimately opening her own advertising and media placement agency.
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