EthicalVoices

Category: Diversity

Total 24 Posts

What to do when you are faced with nearness and drinking bias – Melissa Vela-Williamson, APR

Melissa Vela-Williamson, APR, an award-winning public relations expert, national columnist and host of the great Smart Talk Series podcast discusses:

1) What to do when you are pressured to inflate numbers?

2) What to do when you are faced with nearness and drinking bias

3) The ethics issues of multicultural appropriation

Ethical Issues in Diversity, Battle Rap, Cancel Culture and Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans – Jennifer Cho

Joining me on this week’s episode is Jen Cho, the founder of Pivot and Swerve. She discusses a number of important ethics issues, including:

1) Where should businesses start first in diversity initiatives?

2) How to most effectively deal with microaggressions?

3) Ethical issues with Battle Rap – what to do when your ethics and the industry’s standards diverge?

4) How far back should we go with regards to cancel culture?

5) The rise of Asian American hate crimes

Rationalization Leads to Ethical Failures – Donald Singletary

Donald Singletary, the president at Singletary Group Communications and an adjunct professor at a number of universities, including Syracuse University and Baruch College, discusses:

1) Ethics of expense reports in the Mad Men Era and today

2) How societal changes are impacting ethical practices

3) How rationalization leads to ethical failures

4) Are we really making progress against systemic racism?

Ethics and Diversity: I Too, Am America – Troy Brown

Troy Brown, the President of one50one, discusses a number of key ethics issues, including:

1) How to respond when people try to marginalize you

2) The unethical myth of we can’t find diverse candidates

3) Ethical issues with influencer marketing

4) Ethics of Blockchain and Digital IP

How Businesses and Executives Fail at Diversity, Addressing Harassment and Humanity – Mike Paul

This is the 100th episode of EthicalVoices and I am bringing you a very special guest. Mike Paul, the president of Reputation Doctor® discusses:

1) What executives should do (and many fail to do) when someone reports sexual harassment to them

2) The ethical failures of most businesses to act on diversity, equity and inclusion

3) When personal relationships are more important than safeguarding confidences

Identifying an Ethics Problem is not Enough – Neil Foote

Neil Foote, the CEO of Foote Communications, and the President of the National Black Public Relations Society, discusses a number of important ethics issues, including:

1) Why identifying an ethics problem is not enough

2) The power of truth, without embellishment, to drive ethical action

3) How to fight misinformation and disinformation

4) Why celebrating success is not enough to drive diversity

Unexpected ethics lessons from Tonya Harding – Dianne Danowski Smith

Dianne Danowski Smith, the president and founder of Publix Northwest, covers a broad spectrum of ethical issues, including:

1) Unexpected ethical lessons from Tonya Harding

2) What to do when ethics and legal opinion lead to different conclusions

3) What to do when employees don’t want to represent a specific client

4) How to handle the ethical challenge of reporters with agendas