It's difficult to say whether some richer people get to the top because of unethical
behavior or whether wealth causes some people to become this way.
The increased unethical
tendencies of upper-class individuals are driven, in part, by their more favorable attitudes toward greed," said Paul Piff, a doctoral student in psychology at UC Berkeley and lead author of the paper.
He began his article by commending the festival before discussing allegations of unethical
behavior against women.
He said, "When Syria is accused of killing Iraqis while hosting 1,200,000 Iraqis, that is an unethical
GMJ: In your exploration of ethical and unethical
behavior, you note that there's a difference in how ethically people predict they'll behave and what they actually do.
The media feeds us with information of unethical
behaviors in our environment revealing the unethical
social issues that demand our attention.
For example, the commission acknowledges that what is now being proposed is punishing conduct that "10 years ago wouldn't have been considered unethical
said in a statement that the organization had a "long-standing position that torture and other forms of inhuman and degrading treatment are unethical
," and that the new resolution "adds specificity to that prohibition.
For poorer women this will be an incentive to donate their eggs in an unethical
creation of more human lives in the laboratory, where many will be killed outright, or in dubious experimentation.
Still, when employees are faced with unethical
situations on a day-to-day basis, choosing the best course of action can be difficult.
Negligence and culpable ignorance (Aristotle 1985)--as well as lying, using people as means to an end, or pursuing self-interest at the expense of others (Kant 1964)--are unethical
, even without intent to harm others.
For this issue, we asked our readers whether they think paying for media coverage is unethical
, and whether the culture of a particular country factors into their opinion.
If I disagreed with someone about a tax bill or about a spending bill, or if I disagreed with someone about a foreign policy, I don't think it would be necessarily unethical
to invite him or her.
The survey presents sets of scenarios in which students are asked to indicate whether a particular action is ethical or unethical
using a 7 level Likert scale.
Trapped: When Acting Ethically Is Against The Law by John Hasnas (Associate Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, Washington DC) focuses upon ethical dilemmas arising from the over-criminalization of commonplace behaviors, demands of the law and ethics considerations for its violation, and the seemingly culturally sanctioned allowance of unethical
behavior amongst corporate executives and businesses.