Benchmark Ethics: Responsibility

Irresponsibility is an epidemic in our era. Too many individuals and organizations deny, ignore, or evade responsibility for their actions. In all sectors, irresponsibility is rising — blaming others, excusing oneself, and telling everyone else to buzz off. The high profile cases are troubling, of course (Presidents Nixon and Clinton, the Challenger space disaster, the …

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InReview – Issue 7

Leading Change: The Argument for Values-Based Leadership
by James O’Toole
The Cult of Information: A Neo-Luddite Treatise on High-Tech, Artificial Intelligence, and the True Art of Thinking
by Theodore Roszak
The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
by Clayton M. Christensen
The Victorian Internet
by Tom Standage

TechWatch: Technology-Enabled Self Service—Where are the Boundaries?

Most of us have been frustrated by calling a business colleague with an urgent question and getting her voice mail. Worse, is trying to reach that person through a series of voice mail prompts that leave you looking for ‘press 6’ when there are only five choices. This is one of many examples where automation …

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InReview – Issue 6

The Winner-Take-All-Society: Why the Few at the Top Get So Much More Than the Rest of Us
by Robert H. Frank and Philip J. Cook
The Practice of Technology: Exploring Technology, Ecophilosophy, and Spiritual Disciplines for Vital Links
by Alan Drengson
Data Smog
by David Shenk