Ethics Matters

Ethics Matters: Perspectives on Responsible Business is an online forum for the discussion of business ethics, corporate responsibility and themes pertinent to Seattle University. It features articles by faculty, scholars, business leaders, and students.

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Respect and the Rise of Part-time Work

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Brooke Carlisle is a Graduate Assistant with the Center for Business Ethics and MBA student who spent the last five years as a biologist in different Northwest Zoos and Aquariums. She’s interested in how leaders can build cultures of respect within organizations.
Jan 9, 2020

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Reckless Innovation

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WeWork was categorized as a "unicorn" firm, but was it too good to be true? Michael Kenway, a Center for Business Ethics Graduate Assistant, discusses how a rapidly growing company in the wrong hands can do a lot of damage in worker's lives as well as the economy.
Jan 6, 2020

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Climate Change & the Ethics of Sport

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Difficult questions must be asked of the sports sector regarding its approach to addressing social problems like climate change. Professor Brian McCullough, a new Faculty Fellow with the Center for Business Ethics and co-editor of the Routledge Handbook of Sport and the Environment, explores the intersection of ethics, sport and the common good.
Oct 1, 2019

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The Business Behind Responsible Medicine

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Meet Brian Webster: the CEO and founder of Kestra Medical Technologies, and a recent member of the CBE Advisory Board.
Jan 6, 2019

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The Virtue of Humility

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Jeffery Smith, Director of the Center for Business Ethics, explores the importance of humility in an article originally published by the Center for Leadership Formation in the Fall 2018 issue of Insights.
Nov 17, 2018

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