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From the Editor – Issue 32

Al Erisman details his trip to Singapore and the topics of the current issue.

Dear Ethix – Issue 32

Readers thank Ethix for good content, comment on responsibilities for multinational businesses, and give opinions on religion and business.

TechWatch: Privacy in a Technological Workplace

Al Erisman argues that it is essential that company leaders, together with their employees, think very broadly about what can be done and what should be done in establishing policies for their own work environments.

Fu Hua Hsieh: Ownership, Separation of Powers Support Ethical Business

Fu Hua Hsieh details the Singapore Exchange describing its similarities and differences with the rest of the world.

Benchmark Ethics: Whistle-Blower, Ombudsman, and Values Champion

David Gill believes that if everyone, at every level, does something to uphold and articulate the core values of the company, ethical crises and breakdowns will be few and far between.

Asia Perspective: The Move to Open Software

Seamus Phan contends, “At the end of the day, what matters most is if your organization can benefit from the use of the software.”

InReview – Issue 32

The End of Shareholder Value: Corporations at the Crossroads
by Allan A. Kennedy
Final Accounting: Ambition, Greed, and the Fall of Arthur Andersen
by Barbara Ley Toffler with Jennifer Reingold
Conflict of Interest Conference
Co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the Carnegie Bosch Institute

Ethix Forum – Issue 32

Is the separation of powers between the Chairman and the CEO a vital part of maintaining an ethical company? No More»

Cost Cutting Targets for Suppliers

What should a small business owner do when a large client asks for a reduced cost?