A CRITIC AT LARGE
THE BABY IN THE WELL
The case against empathy.
BY PAUL BLOOM
MAY 20, 2013
In 2008, Karina Encarnacion, an eight year-old girl from Missouri, wrote to Presidentelect Barack Obama with some advice about what kind of dog he should get for h
Barry M. Mitnick, Ph.D.
Professor of Business Administration
Katz Graduate School of Business
University of Pittsburgh
261 Mervis Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
The theory of the firm is wrong.
The theory says that when liberal incentives like
Factors that Contributed to the Fraud at Enron
Corporate culture and reward system.
Quality of oversight provided by board of directors.
Remuneration provided to board of directors.
Market ideology of top management.
Nature of contract with auditors,
Notes from Speaker on 9/13/2012
US PIRG- pool student funds to lobby on state/national issues
o Public Interest Research Groups
o Environmental/Health, higher education, public transit, consumer protection
o Announcing that they will sh
1Commentary on Brooks Chapter 1: Ethics Expectations
COMMENTARY ON CHAPTER 1: ETHICS EXPECTATIONS
The purpose of this chapter is to provide an overview of the ethical issues facing the
accounting profession as a result of rece
The Joint Stock Trading Company
The Merchant Adventurers, 1505
Each handled own capital; later shared infrastructure.
The Muscovy or Russia Company, 1553/1555
Risks are shared via joint stock: First, one voyage at a
time; then for limi
Low-level, distributed harms.
Exploitation of inertia.
Segregation of knowledge.
Socially-constructed isolation of victims.
Exploitation of difficulties of collective action.
Harm is not intentional, but concea
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LP HW PROBLEMS FROM WEEK 5.
Investment Advisors Inc is an investment firm that manages stock portfolios for a number of clients. A
portfolio consists of U shares of US Oil and H shares of Huber Steel. The annual return for US Oil is $3
mission statement, p. 16 4 A formal summary statement that described the
goals, values, and institutional aim of an organization.
United States Sentencing Commission, p. 173 An independent agency in
the United States judiciary created in 1984 to r
consequentialist theory , p. 106 Ethical theories, such as utilitarianism,
that determine right and wrong by calculating the consequences of actions.
duties, p. 114 Those obligations that one is bound to perform, regardless of
consequences. Duties might b
values, Those beliefs that incline us to act or to choose in one way rather
than another. We can recognize many diff erent types of values: fi nancial,
religious, legal, historical, nutritional, political, scientifi c, and aesthetic.
descriptive ethics As practiced by many social scientists, provides a
descriptive and empirical account of those standards that actually guide
behavior, as opposed to those standards that should guide behavior.
Contrast with normative ethics
You have been assigned a case that you are to analyze using recognized ethical principles.
The principles that you will be utilizing in order to address the ethical issue that you have
identified are the following:
1. Faith I strongly rely on my religious beliefs.
2. Family This also would involve friends but I love having my family by my side especially
living with divorced parents.
3. Loyalty I have lost a lot of friends since growing up so
Perspectives in which we can make an ethical decision
o Theological rely on religious principles for guidance
o Economic have to know financial risks involved with the decision
Macro all part of US
Micro all organizations have their own litt
APPENDIX B: INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM
The use of the two terms is necessary, because Division always refers to a geographical
assignment and Group always refers to a functional assignment. Both Divisions and Groups
may be used in a single incident. Maintain