Unlike company-stakeholder relationships, the relationship with competitors is different since you cannot close win-win agreements. Therefore, you have to treat each one separately. But, how ethical are these relations in today’s market conditions?Continue reading “The Ethics Behind the Market Relations”
Can Data Collection Software be considered as Malware?
We are being watched every time we use our smartphones or a free mobile app without our permision. Mobile OS and app developers use data collection tools to take our personal data and whatever they want with it. Basically, they are spying on us. So, could these tools be considered a malware? What do they do with this information? Is it legit? In this post we will be answering these questions.Continue reading “Can Data Collection Software be considered as Malware?”
The Ethics behind the Financial Crisis of 2007 – 2008
Ethics is the condition of balance of people, organizations and societies. That is why, as Antonio Argandoña states in his paper, to study and understand the business reality of this crisis three dimensions of ethics must be taken into account. These are the ones that will help us analyze the behaviors that move people in this field. Therefore, these will be the perspectives that will be used to analyze why the financial and political mechanisms that resulted in a global crisis fail.Continue reading “The Ethics behind the Financial Crisis of 2007 – 2008”
Is a New Control over the Internet Needed?
We believe that the Internet should be as open and neutral as possible. But, nowadays, there are as many retractors as supporters of this argument. That is why in this article we try to summarize the most common arguments and counterarguments that defend both points of view.Continue reading “Is a New Control over the Internet Needed?”
Why are companies reconsidering their outsourcing strategy?
Companies have been outsourcing part of ther non-critic activities for decades to gain a competitive edge while increasing the focus on the core business or to reduce costs and generate more revenue. But nowadays, in our globalized world, there are also compelling reasons not to do it. Keep reading and take a why some companies are starting to reconsider a outsourcing strategy.Continue reading “Why are companies reconsidering their outsourcing strategy?”
A brief look at the SGE 21 Certifiable Company Standard
The SGE 21 certifiable Company Standard intends to value, audit and certify the ethical and socially responsible management of a company. This is the very first European standard tof this kind. And the association that issues it, Forética, is a leading organization in Spain and Latin America with more than 15 years of experience in CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) issues.Continue reading “A brief look at the SGE 21 Certifiable Company Standard”
Danger of Grey: The Negative Effects of Gathering Too Much Information
Collecting data is a trend among companies nowadays because of the promises of great benefits that most of the literature on big data claims to arise. But even if it is a hot topic nowadays, its definition is still considered confusing for many business people. And little is said about the dangerous path that companies need to cross in order to achieve that promising situation. In fact, most of the enterprises fail to implement a successful data management project.Continue reading “Danger of Grey: The Negative Effects of Gathering Too Much Information”