Al Erisman outlines the topics of the current issue.
Readers note issues of intellectual property, electronic transactions, workplace collaboration, and defeating corporate corruption.
Ethical Breaches Pose Dilemma for Boards: When to Fire a CEO?
The Wall Street Journal, February 16, 2006
RadioShack CEO Quits After Probe
The Wall Street Journal, February 21, 2006
Fewer Chiefs Also Serving as Chairman
The New York Times, March 17, 2006
Death by Smiley Face: When Rivals Disdain Profit
Richard Siklow, New York Times, April 3, 2006
“It has been almost five years since the current wave of ethical scandals hit U.S. companies starting with Enron. Since that time, many new laws have been passed. Are we now less vulnerable to corporate corruption? Why or why not?
If you a conflicting political view from the position your boss holds, does he or she have the right to fire you?