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From the Editors – Issue 25

MANY, THOUGH NOT ALL, OF THE IBTE CONVERSATIONS in Ethix over the past four years have been with corporate insiders More»

Dear Ethix – Issue 25

Readers give opinions on corporate culture, praise for Ethix, the Don Valentine interview, and problems that exist for more than just America.

TechWatch: How Do We Manage Organizational Knowledge in People’s Heads?

Al Erisman believes that the key barrier to knowledge sharing comes in company culture, and no technology or tool alone will overcome this barrier.

David C. Korten: A Perspective From Outside the Corporation

David Korten argues for a change of foundational scenery for corporations. Under current practices, he believes that corporations are actively assisting in the process of putting more people under the poverty line.

Essay: TRUST IN EXCHANGE: Adam Smith’s Presupposition

For completely different reasons, 1776 was a momentous year for Americans and for the British. Americans commonly mark the year More»

Benchmark Ethics: Rebuilding Company Ethics: A Five-Point Agenda

David Gill contends that ethical dilemmas and quandaries are inescapable and ethically-healthy companies must put in place a ready, effective trouble-shooting and crisis-resolution method.

InReview – Issue 25

Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution
by Francis Fukuyama
What Just Happened: A Chronicle from the Information Frontier
by James Gleick
Les Dangers du marché planetairé
by Serge Latouche
How Companies Lie: Why Enron is Just the Tip of the Iceberg
by A. Larry Elliott and Richard J. Schroth