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 […]

Rudy Smith

March 7, 2014 · Posted In: Ethics, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

One of Vicki Young’s happiest childhood memories is a day at Peony Park, the reward for a year of safety patrol service at Mount View Elementary. But if Young, now president of the NAACP’s Omaha […]

Marketing Ethics

Shocking Us
 into Ethics

January 21, 2014 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Ethics

If you took a psychology class in high school or college, you studied the Milgram experiments. In these experiments, a Teacher, the only one who didn’t know the true objective of the study, was told […]

Beverly Kracher, Ph.D.

August 26, 2013 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Ethics, Leaders, People

Beverly Kracher, Ph.D., has been teaching and researching business ethics for more than 20 years. She has been professor of Business Ethics at Creighton University since 1991. But the seasoned academic holds a strong belief that […]