ETHICS IN THE NEWS: Cheating at Harvard

A survey of the 2016 graduating class at Harvard revealed that 21 percent of seniors admitted to cheating during their time at Harvard. More than 90 percent said they did so on a problem set or regular homework assignment, while 23 percent said they did so during an in-class exam.

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Why Ethics is More and Better Than Compliance by Michael Josephson

Most corporate compliance programs consist of cursory, general and uninspiring training, a place to ask questions and a staff to monitor adherence to laws. These programs are important to assure that employees have knowledge of the laws so they don’t carelessly or inadvertently break them, but they almost never deal effectively with intentional violations committed either for what is thought …