Issue 44

NewsNotables – Issue 44

Former Boeing Chairman Platt Dies at 64
The Seattle Times, September 9 – 10, 2005
Vinton Cerf Joins Google
The Seattle Times and The Wall Street Journal, September 9, 2005
Relaxed ID Rules Could Invite Financial Fraud
USA Today, September 28, 2005
From Prison to CEO
The Seattle Times, October 15, 2005

InReview – Issue 44

by Jack Welch with Suzy Welch
China: The Race to Market
by Jonathan Story
Ethics After Enron: How Can We Teach Ethical Courage in Business and Public Life? from a lecture by Sherron Watkins

Ethix Forum – Issue 44

Technology has enabled variable product pricing based on your personal profile. You could be charged more (or less) than your neighbor because your buying habits have been captured by the online retailer. Are there limitations that should be placed on this practice by the sellers? By the law?

Dealing with Back Taxes

If your company was unaware of sales tax in certain states in which it operated, what ethical obligations do you have in paying back taxes, notifying the government, and paying for further research into the tax structures?