Catch Me If You Can

Flipping through the channels on my TV, I came across a movie that caught my attention. The movie was called “Catch Me If You Can” starring Leonardo DiCaprio. It was such an interesting movie because the main character behaved in unethical ways that many of us find disturbing. DiCaprio plays Frank Abignale Jr., a teenager whose life is ruined after his parents decide to get a divorce. He runs away from home to avoid taking the decision of which parent he would live with.

The Ethics of IT

Ethics Teamwork Technology StorytellingFollowing the exceedingly publicized Enron scandal, legislative reforms, such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, have been undertaken as a response to the public uproar over corporate corruption. Even though the Sarbanes-Oxley Act underlines the rules to be followed in the post-Enron era, “it’s still up to the CIO to embrace and champion the new IT and corporate ethics" as Gartner INC. analyst Joe Bace says. According to Lisa Ferri, author of the article in question, IT ethics are not only a necessity – even obligation – but they are also key ingredients...

GMAT Cheating Scandal

Banner GMATThe Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) declared that undergraduates were caught cheating on the GMAT, a standardized test most top business schools require. At the beginning, more than 6000 students were suspected to have cheated in one of the biggest scandals that have shook the business school world. The potential MBA students were part of; a site that prepares students for test, but the site’s crime was that it posted live GMAT questions exactly as the ones which appeared in the test. In Other words, the site was the...

Finders Keepers?

What would you do if you found a bag full of cash on the street? Before you start reciting your list of 'Things to Do and Buy', take an objective look at the situation likeEli Estrada did.

Ethical Decision Making in Business

Read this article to gain insight into the four different frameworks for ethical decision making. You might find one approach more appealing than others and internalize it as your decision making mechanism for all ethical situations, or you might decide to use the approaches interchangeably for different situations.