Tag Archives: Human Nature

In Search of Clear Ethical Guidelines

Does your workplace set clear ethical guidelines? Most of the professionals we spoke with say that clear standards are in place where they work – but whether those standards are followed is sometimes another story.

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Robert J. Allison: "History Is Essential"

"History is more or less bunk," Henry Ford once observed, but Robert J. Allison, chair of the History Department at Suffolk University, begs to differ. History is essential in today’s rapidly changing world, he argues, because it lets us understand the dynamics of change – and why people act the way they do.

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Dealing With Ethical Quandaries

Have you ever been asked to do something unethical at work? Office veterans recount their experiences, and offer advice about how to respond. (Hint: Nancy Reagan had the right idea.)

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Unethical Behavior in the Workplace

Do corners get cut? Do standards get shaved? Absolutely, say these professionals, who’ve seen enough to recognize that less-than-angelic behavior at work is just a reflection of human nature. (Although they definitely want their bosses to know that they haven’t ever done anything wrong….)

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Chris Colbert: What Stands in the Way of Innovation?

Chris Colbert, director of programming at the Harvard Innovation Lab, argues that the greatest barrier to innovation is rooted in human nature: the instinctive desire for comfort and control.

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