Why is capitalism a dirty word among business students?

I just finished teaching another business ethics course. As often in my many years of teaching, students were surprised to learn about the moral...

Profit maximization as moral purpose: Channeling Milton Friedman

To many, profit maximization seems cold, heartless, even exploitative. They consider business immoral and the profit-seeking corporate model to be in need of reform....

Business doesn’t need a “social license to operate”

A “social license to operate” has been widely accepted as something that companies need to gain and maintain, particularly in resource-based industries, such as...

“Jaana Woiceshyn has written a much needed, timely book for businesspeople, filled with concrete examples, that provides us with practical guidance for making successful daily decisions, based on a moral code that works and that will make us proud of what we do.”

—Doug Arends, Chairman, Canadian Bank Note Company Ltd.

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Self-interest vs. the “common good”

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