The Work Environment

October 18, 2006

Doesn’t it make sense that a happy employee is a productive one?  Do you subscribe to the belief that a creative environment stimulates creativity and enthusiasm?

These companies get it- that it’s worth making an investment in setting; that there’s more to work places than cubes and fluorescent lighting.

Is treating your employees well part of social responsible? These companies probably think so, as do these


Immersive Learning: Ethics in the Slammer

September 29, 2006

Here’s a great article from the archives of the SF Chronicle about how b-schools like Haas and, of course, Graziadio, have used prison visits to drive home the adverse effects of unethical white collar crime, and a follow-up  with more explanation from the  involved  Graziadio faculty.
Some people may not need more than their fourth-grade visit to the county pokey to motivate them toward an ethical business career, while others may need a hard-hitting reminder by the time they reach grad school age.  What other hands-on experiences have you heard of that help illustrate the impact of business ethics at a personal level?
Thanks to Divya of The Lab for finding these…


Upcoming VCLL events

August 14, 2006

The first VCLL meeting of the 2006-07 school year will take place ______

The first major event of the 2006 school year will be the VCLL Ethics Case Competition on Friday, November 17, at the Malibu Drescher campus.

Please contact Naveen Jethwani for details: Naveen.Jethwani@pepperdine.ed