Plain Talk About Ethics in Business

Behavioral science offers valuable insights to organizations in improving their ethics and compliance programs. The speed bump lies in trying to decipher the academic jargon of research reports, notes the WSJ’s Ben DiPietro. He writes that help is at hand in a new e-book from Ethical Systems. Head to Head: A Conversation on Behavioral Science and Ethics “demystifies a lot of research from behavioral science and repackages it in a format to allow a lay person in the compliance and ethics field to benefit fully from all the research coming out of academia.” The key is its user-friendly conversational format. In these turbulent times for business decision-making, this is a timely and welcome guide.

John Howell, Editorial Director

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by Richard

The New York times has an interesting article about the internal turmoil over the Google Day Care program.

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