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Canada’s Ethics Standards Reveal Givers,Takers

Canada’s Ethics Standards Reveal Givers,Takers

There are those who give and those who take. When a nation tries to set a squeaky clean ethical standard, as Canada TRIES to do, there will be those firms who honour that effort- and a few who ride on the efforts of others, using that reputation to their own advantage. Canadians of generations past worked hard [...]

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Remote Meds Poised for Hope (& New Exports?)

Remote Meds Poised for Hope (& New Exports?)

Some high profile technology suppliers & donors (Gates Foundation etc) have shed light on the promise of ‘remote’ medical diagnosis and treatment of patients.  This cool new industry involves specialized tech tools, software & process knowledge. Picture it: At a ‘remote’ site: a patient, videocam, diagnostic equipment, scanners, etc. At the ‘home’ site:  I.T. and [...]

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Ethical Issues Easy to Find in Business News

Ethical Issues Easy to Find in Business News

My students are now covering Business Ethics. Ethics or moral philosophy is defined by Wikipedia as “a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior.” I want to steer students through examples of how organizations may treat stakeholders ‘right or wrong’ (shareholders, voters, employees) as gauged by the [...]

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