Ethics

Moral principles that govern a person's behavior or the conducting of an activity. Also, the branch of knowledge that deals with moral principles.

What are the ethical issues facing business today?

Simon Webley, Research Director at the Institute of Business Ethics, explores the question: What are the ethical issues facing business today?

Eight Elements of an Ethical Organization

There has been a lot of attention paid to ethics in business lately. Of course, most of that focus has been on the lack of ethics in business.

The Test - John Green

John Green discusses The Test of your life.

1986 Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion: CNN's Live Broadcast

A look at CNN's live broadcast of the Challenger shuttle launch on January 28, 1986. Seven crew members died in the explosion, including Christa McAuliffe, who would have been the first teacher in space.

Is It Ok to Pay People for Their Blood Plasma

Getting paid for your blood—do you have any concerns? Many people are opposed to donors receiving compensation for ethical reasons. Should people only donate blood for altruistic reasons? Should we worry about exploitation?

Milgram Obedience Studies

This is a video about on of the most famous studies of obedience in psychology that was carried out by Stanley Milgram, a psychologist at Yale University.

10 Ethical Questions

Stealing is a no-no; cheating is bad. When it comes to moral quandaries, the thou shalt-nots are no-brainers.

Space Shuttle Challenger CNN Retrospective

CNN Retrospective on the Challenger Space Shuttle disaster.

Old School: Hard Knock Life

This magazine article summarizes the point-shaving scandal involving Arizona State University's basketball team.

Snap #513 - Slippery Slope

You figure you always know where the line is. You know how to stay on the right side of it, but it turns out... that's easier said than done. On the next Snap Judgment, from PRX and NPR, "Slippery Slope."

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