I realize that not everyone has time every week to read the blog, so I wanted to recap the five most popular ethics blog posts of 2020 and the five most popular ethics podcasts of 2020. Surprisingly, there was no overlap this year.
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
Helio Fred Garcia, President of Logos Consulting Group discusses a number of important ethics issues including:
1) When and where do you draw the ethical line?
2) How structures and clear protocols make courage less necessary in ethical dilemmas
3) What can we learn from Bernays’ definition of public relations?
4) What are some positive ethics lessons from Goldman Sachs
5) Three key elements in determining the “right” thing to do
Bestselling marketing and CX author, and inspirational speaker Jay Baer discusses the ethics lessons you can learn from beer, football and food.
1) How to ethically work for competing companies
2) The rampant issue of IP Theft
3) Restaurants’ ethical dilemma: COVID disclosure
Mark Cautela, the Head of Communications for Harvard Business School, discusses a number of important ethics topics including:
1) Why you need to act quickly and decisively on even small ethics concerns
2) When company and team before self is not ethically appropriate
3) What to do when your boss asks you to fudge numbers on an award
Joining me on this week’s episode to discuss setting ethical boundaries is Tracy Schario, APR of MITRE. She discusses:
1) How do you set ethical boundaries with your boss?
2) What work can a department ethically claim as its own?
3) Are the unexpected ethics benefits that will come out of businesses reaction to COVID?
4) How do you effectively set ethical boundaries with partners?
Kelli Bravo, the vice president of healthcare and life sciences for Pegasystems, discusses a number of important ethical issues, including:
1) The ethical considerations in admitting an error in your software
2) How do we ethically fix what is broken in the healthcare system
3) Top ethics challenges in healthcare communication, patient engagement and collaboration
4) How do you ethically balance transparency and confidentiality
Today is Labor Day in the United States, so this week I will be taking a break from my labors of bringing you insightful ethics interviews content. But I have assembled some links and hashtags to help you keep informed about ethics in communication.
Erin Callanan, the director of media relations for WGBH, discusses a number of ethics challenges including:
1) What to do when you are asked to make inflated claims
2) Balancing the desire to bring in revenue with the desire to only work with clients you believe in
3) How to combat misinformation
Joining me on this week’s episode is David Calusdian, the President of Sharon Merrill Associates David is my first guest who focuses on investor relations. He shares his insight on a number of key topics, including:
1) Should you work with someone when their values do not align with yours?
2) What are ethical issues companies face with ESG
3) Core ethical issues with investor relations