Ethics

Coaching Tip

At a time when fraud, sexual harassment, and other forms of workplace misconduct are making daily headlines, ethics has become as indispensable a tool for the modern workplace as technology or finance. In TAKING ETHICS SERIOUSLY , author John Hooker, provides an intellectual framework for deciding whether an action is ethical. Hooker brings his extensive background in philosophy, logic, and management science to the rigorous analysis of ethical dilemmas.

Ethics

Coaching Tip

At a time when fraud, sexual harassment, and other forms of workplace misconduct are making daily headlines, ethics has become as indispensable a tool for the modern workplace as technology or finance. In TAKING ETHICS SERIOUSLY , author John Hooker, provides an intellectual framework for deciding whether an action is ethical. Hooker brings his extensive background in philosophy, logic, and management science to the rigorous analysis of ethical dilemmas.

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Finance Can Be a Noble Profession (Yes, Really)

Harvard Business

When I ask students graduating from Harvard Business School what they’re doing next, I often get some version of “I’m going into finance but…” Then they quickly explain that finance is just a way station on the route to nobler goals. I seldom, if ever, hear that apologetic tone from students choosing technology companies or consulting. I know many people who find finance intellectually rich and a source of lifelong learning.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Ant-Man And The Wasp

Joseph Lalonde

Dr. Hank Pym and Hope Van Dyne had provided Scott the technology for Ant-Man. Their technology was used in an illegal manner and they were now in hiding because of Scott’s actions. There’s more to leading than money: Hope Van Dyne met with the arms dealer Sonny Burch in an attempt to get a piece of technology that would help her and her father go to the Quantum Realm. He told Hope he had a buyer for their technology.

Can We Keep Our Biases from Creeping into AI?

Harvard Business

The good news is that AI is an opportunity to build technology with less human bias and built-in inequality than has been the case in previous innovations. But that will only happen if we expand AI talent pools and explicitly test AI-driven technologies for bias. Technology inevitably reflects its creators in a myriad of ways, conscious and unconscious. The more long-term approach requires expanding the talent pool of people working on the next generation of AI technologies.

Some Ideas To Help Accelerate Your SWOT Analysis

Six Disciplines

Products and Services (price, quality, Finances (stability, profitability, debt to equity ratio). Operations (facilities, capacity, distribution channels, supply chain, costs, use of technology). Cultural (values, ethics). Technological (pace and changes in technology). A SWOT analysis is a tool used to assess an organization''s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

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Ideas To Help Accelerate Your SWOT Analysis

Six Disciplines

Products and Services (price, quality, Finances (stability, profitability, debt to equity ratio). Operations (facilities, capacity, distribution channels, supply chain, costs, use of technology). Cultural (values, ethics). Technological (pace and changes in technology). A SWOT analysis is a tool used to assess an organization's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

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Guest Post: Watch Out for Flying Monkeys!

Lead on Purpose

With over 20 years of technology industry experience, he has a fresh and current perspective in leading product management teams and has a gift for taking conceptual ideas and turning them into strategic reality using methods based on market sensing best practices. Maintaining a relationship with executive administrators, travel, finance, sales and development can provide valuable information on travel schedules, agendas and the details that will reinforce the emergence of Flying Monkeys.

What It Will Take for Us to Trust AI

Harvard Business

Change, technological or otherwise, always excites the imagination. But in my opinion, we have never known a technology with more potential to benefit society than artificial intelligence. Harnessing the power of machine learning and other technologies. Many professions, such as medicine, finance, and law, already require evidence-based audit ability as a normal practice for providing transparency of decision-making and managing liability.

Know Your History, Purpose and Direction

CoachStation

My career from that point has almost always been in leadership roles within the retail, hospitality, finance and contact centre industries in Australia and overseas. My last two senior roles were as National Customer Experience Leader with GE Money and Head of Customer Service for Toyota Finance Australia. Do you think that your previous work history had a significant role in your thought processes leading up to the setting up of CoachStation? Why do you do what you do?

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These Are the People You Need on Your Startup Team

Chart Your Course

Business leadership researchers tell us that the best traits for your CFO are emotional stability and global ethics. The finance department is your business foundation so you need it to be one that you can trust. If you are creating a technology empire, you will need a customer care department. New ventures, especially tech startups, have a character of their own. Often the leader is brilliant and quirky and the team is passionate and driven.

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3 Questions About AI That Nontechnical Employees Should Be Able to Answer

Harvard Business

For example, I manage the finances for a team that travels very often, and I’ve been grateful for the intelligent guesswork that my expenses software extracts from receipts using machine learning: the merchant’s name, the dollar amount spent, taxes, and likely expense categorization. It is often regarded as the kind of technology that only the most clever and most mathematically-minded people can understand and work with. Taylor Callery/Getty Images.

How to Become a Wealth Manager: Skills & Duties for Portfolio Management

HR Digest

Sometimes wealth managers choose to specialize in one aspect of finance like estate planning or corporate or tax/insurance planning. To become a wealth manager, one needs to have an in-depth knowledge of investment markets business and personal finances to manage clients’ funds effectively. IT skills: A proper grasp of technology and facility in using IT is a must. Integrity ethics and due diligence are fundamental to a wealth management career.

High Frequency Trading: Threat or Menace?

Harvard Business Review

Ethics Finance Technology There’s a wonderful scene (one of many) in Michael Lewis’s new book, Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt , in which John Schwall, then the head of product management at RBC Capital Markets in New York, decides one day in 2011 to figure out how stock trading had evolved into a high-speed, unfair race he thought it had become. Schwall goes into his backyard with a cigar, a chair, and an iPad, and Googles “front-running,” “Wall Street,” and “scandal.”

Biometrics Won’t Solve Our Data-Security Crisis

Harvard Business

Therefore, in order for new identity verification approaches to be widely adopted by government and business, they will need to leverage multiple layers of currently available information and technologies to help individuals prove identity to a prospective employer, creditor, educational institution, etc. You can use old technology like a land line to enter your SSN or you can relay it to a call center employee in India who can verify it. 4×6/Getty Images.

Case Study: Can an Ethical Bank Support Guns and Fracking?

Harvard Business Review

As the founder and president of a new ethical bank focused on environmental sustainability, Jay McGuane realized that he and his board needed to set guidelines about which loans to approve and which to reject on “values” grounds. Without clear ethics rules, Jay worried that his already divided directors would fall into bitter squabbling, which could lead to resignations, negative media attention, and a flight of investors. What is ‘green’ if not an ethical principle?

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Categories : Finance , Videos Leave a Comment Subscribe to and Follow Women On Business Subscribe to the Women On Business Newsletter Sponsored by Tradepub.com Connect with Susan Gunelius Publish Your Press Release on Women on Business Submit your press release to be published in the Business Women News section.

Robo-Advisers Are Coming to Consulting and Corporate Strategy

Harvard Business

Companies in every industry can benefit from making more data and algorithm-based decisions in areas of internal operations and finance. These robo-advisors may be used to automate certain aspects of risk management and provide decisions that are ethical and compliant with regulation. It seems only logical that they would extend into corporate strategy and finance. ” Data Technology Digital ArticleCSA Images/Printstock Collection/Getty Images.

Want Less-Biased Decisions? Use Algorithms.

Harvard Business

” Lastly, by looking at historical data on publicly traded companies, a team of finance professors set out to build an algorithm to choose the best board members for a given company. There is even an academic conference every year at which researchers not only discuss the ethical and social challenges of machine learning but also present new models and methods for ensuring algorithms have a positive impact on society. Decision making Data Technology Policy Digital Article

Find Your Small Business Loans and Grants Here :: Women on Business

Women on Business

What sites do you recommend for finding financing for small businesses? Technorati Tags: small business grants , small business loans , business loans , business grants , women in business , women on business , businesswomen , business women grants , minority business loans , minority business grants , small business financing Related posts: Finding Loans for Women Owned Businesses Post by Amy Blais, contributing Women On Business writer If.

Statesman vs. Politician | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

This is the distinction between what he terms the 'Character Ethic' vs the 'Personality Ethic' The prior depends on deep changes within each of us including our view of creating a legacy for future generations.

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What If Google Had a Hedge Fund?

Harvard Business Review

Yes, this exercise will surface all manner of ethical — and possibly legal — conflicts and risks. Finance Google Information & technologyGoogle's Sergey Brin knows a multibillion investment opportunity when he sees one. Acutely aware of the competitive edges timely data offers sophisticated investors, the company's ever-entrepreneurial cofounder once proposed that Google launch a hedge fund.

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The Season for Giving

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Why Companies Are Blind to Child Labor

Harvard Business Review

For example, Apple says that whenever it finds an underage worker in its supply chain, it sends the child home safely, continues paying his or her wages, and even finances the child’s education and offers employment once doing so is legal. Is it truly impossible for these companies to determine the source of their raw materials and whether those materials were acquired ethically? Ethics Psychology Social responsibility Article

Loyalty vs. Tenure | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

These companies have placed themselves far behind the technology curve because tenured managers hire employees with obsolete skill sets and together they create mediocre solutions. Reward talent, innovation, loyalty, attitude, creativity, work ethic, contribution, and leadership ability…not tenure.

Top 10 US Cities to Capture Small Business Recovery Act Dollars.

Women on Business

Energy : Promote solar power , renewable energy , smart grids and develop domestic energy sources Green Building : Build energy-efficient homes and public buildings Science and Technology : Promote scientific research and innovation Transportation : Upgrade the transportation infrastructure with new roads, bridges, and mass transit systems Education : Improve public schools and job training The Recovery Act envisions a smarter, more efficient, more productive future.

5 Challenges of Starting a New Business From a First Time Business Owner

Strategy Driven

Find someone reliable, someone with a similar work ethic, someone with the same ‘failure is not an option’ mantra. Ifrah was named one of Atlanta Inno’s 25 under 25 entrepreneurs in 2018 and has a passion for how technology can help create new communities and opportunities in dual sided marketplaces. She graduated from Emory University’s undergraduate business school in 2017 and previously worked in Finance at Accenture.

Revisiting Our Masculine Side of Leadership :: Women on Business

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Be an Advocate for Yourself :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Leadership Strategies: Are You a Davos Woman?

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How To Have A Scroogeless Holiday-5 Charitable Giving Strategies.

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Interns to the Rescue! :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Texting, Tweeting and More – How Your POS System Can Handle New Technology Guest post by Shannon Suetos (learn more about Shannon at.

Should CEOs Have Term Limits? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Furthermore, last time I checked a CEO can always be removed for lack of performance, or moral and ethical indiscretions, so what purpose do CEO term limits serve other than to disincentivize the CEO? I love this part: "Furthermore, last time I checked a CEO can always be removed for lack of performance, or moral and ethical indiscretions, so what purpose do CEO term limits serve other than to disincentivize the CEO?"

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Health, Wellness, and a Giveaway to WomenonBusiness Readers

Women on Business

WHY WOMEN'S NATURAL SOFTER SKILLS ARE COMING TO THE FORE IN BUSINESS

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Chick Flicks and Leadership :: Women on Business

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Bonus or No Bonus? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

I personally dont feel bonuses work to promote a good work ethic. salary X, if certain milestones are met on schedule and also tied work ethic and thorough performance-both field and paperwork… a person would have the ability to increase their pay by X.

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Nominations Being Accepted for Exceptional Women in Business.

Women on Business

The Homecoming Queen Grows Up (kinda)

Women on Business

Being true to your principles and ethical background almost always leads to being “liked&# for the right reasons, and by the right people.

A Guilty Conscience = A Great Hire??? :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Home About Contributors Contact Advertise Write for Us Submit a Guest Post Businesswomen Bloggers Directory Submit Your Blog Discounts & Resources Free Magazines and Publications for Business PR Newswire Jobs Career Center Education Center Submit a Press Release Businesswomen-News Books & Videos by Susan Gunelius and the Women On Business Team Suze Orman Personally Addresses Women on Business Readers Jan 04 A Guilty Conscience = A Great Hire???

Living Without the “K” On Your “_eyboard” :: Women on Business

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Leadership Self Examination | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

They will not compromise their value system and personal ethics for temporary gain. They are voracious learners always looking for better methods, different approaches, enhanced efficiencies, better technology and increased velocity. These tenets are discussed at length by Vineet Nayar of HCL Technologies, in his book ‘employees first, customers second’ [link] mikemyatt Hi Kavita: Thanks for your comment.

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Vision vs. Mission | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Our responsibility is to respect the ethic. Furthermore, the enduring anchor of an organization is found in its values and ethics, not its mission. An organization's purpose often changes over time as advances in technology, changes in customer demands/preferences, etc. While values and ethics remain consistent, delivery models must change with time to in order to endure.

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