Tough as Nails

January 4, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Ethics

Here in Nebraska, many of us have mothers, aunts, or family friends like Lorraine. Lorraine bought a farm with her husband, Norman, in the mid 1960s. Both were third-generation immigrants, steeped in the agrarian ethos […]

Ethical Nudges

August 25, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Ethics, Publications

When your mom falls asleep in church, you don’t need to yell in her ear, “MOM, wake up!” to keep her head from bobbing. You can just bump her with your elbow. If you are […]

Omaha Magazine Helps Fight Deforestation

April 22, 2016 · Posted In: Business, Ethics, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Did you know that Omaha Magazine has joined an innovative program to help fight deforestation? The initiative, called Print Relief, plants the number of trees equal to our printing needs by calculating the trees consumed […]

Morally Mute

March 3, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Ethics

“While at work a few months ago,” a local businessperson once related to me, “I was with a couple of employees talking not about anything in particular, just chatting about random things. One of the […]

Wicked Problems

October 27, 2015 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Ethics, Publications

Two intractable sides battling back and forth. “How can you be so heartless? Where is your sense of compassion?” “Why do you foster weakness? Where is your respect for authority?” The sides play themselves out […]

Back to the River

August 27, 2015 · Posted In: Business, Encounter, Ethics, Publications

This article appears in July/August 2015 The Encounter. The Asarco lead refinery along the Missouri riverfront was Omaha’s largest company in the mid-1880s. In fact, in the early 1900s, the Omaha plant was the largest […]

Ethics

June 11, 2015 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Ethics, Publications

This article originally published in Summer 2015 edition of B2B. Consider the following: Bob, Carl, and Doug are refilling their coffee cups in the kitchen at their office. Bob says that a friend of his […]

Deprivation Blindspot

May 20, 2015 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Ethics, Opinion, Publications

This article appears in the Summer 2015 edition of B2B. Which of the following is significantly correlated with ethics? Chocolate Vegetables Caffeine All of the Above In a recent survey, most people responded “all of […]

On the Job

July 14, 2014 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Ethics, Publications

A program designed to help special-needs youth learn valuable job skills has had some unexpected results. In some cases, the students involved with Project SEARCH at two area Embassy Suites have become the teachers. According […]

Marketing Ethics

April 17, 2014 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Ethics

When Jim moved his business in the fall of 2010 from Lincoln to Omaha, he encountered a pricing problem. The cost of his services in Lincoln didn’t suit the Omaha market. At least that was […]


 
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