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Cultural Diversity Consulting and Communication

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 Deborah Swallow (December 19, 2012)  The current global economic climate requires a higher level of intercultural communication, cross-cultural understanding and people management than ever before. Each marketplace has its own parameters for how business people in it like to be communicated with. It is a vital pre-requisite for business people to now ‘do business’ with a greater knowledge, understanding and .. (Ethics)

The Role of an International Keynote Speaker

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 Deborah Swallow (December 13, 2012)  The presence of an International Keynote speaker is paramount in the business event of an organization, especially when it is a multinational organization involving people belonging to diverse countries & cultures. The keynote speaker is the person who actually presents & discusses the point before the guests & audiences. The responsibility of the speaker is very much as he .. (Ethics)

Future of Intercultural Training in Organization

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 Deborah Swallow (November 20, 2012)  With the businesses growing global & the organizations dealing with clients & employees from different cultures, the need of Intercultural Training has become vital. Even a slightest of mistake can lead to heavy losses in businesses when dealing with the international clients. The Intercultural differences can cause or rather we should say that they are causing hindrances to .. (Ethics)

Holiday Cards Build Business Value

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 John Welsh (September 22, 2012)  The greeting card industry is a large one. According to the Greeting Card Association, Americans purchase seven billion greeting cards each year, with annual retail sales estimated at more than $7.5 billion. Christmas and holiday cards are among the most popular, accounting for more than 60 percent of all seasonal greeting sales. While it’s a longstanding tradition for individuals . (Ethics)

Why a Custom Braille Signs

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 Larry Bell (December 28, 2011)  Within the United States, all rules and laws are designed to profit all its voters including those with incapability. Special rules are created to administer them attention and correct security therefore as not to be taken without any consideration by the final public. One of the great rules that each one businesses with institutions ought to follow is putting up the Custom Braille .. (Ethics)

Coaching and personal development – simply getting much, much, more out of your life

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 Linus Xavier (December 01, 2011)  We are all well aware of coaches working in sport but what exactly do they do and what is coaching outside of sport? Well the answer is that coaching is the action of improving personal knowledge and development and growth in any area. Just as with the sports coach there is a close alliance between coach and client that is dedicated to the outcomes of the client. Coaching enables .. (Ethics)

Things to know about selling cars online

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 Gerald Chan (November 10, 2011)  Many people are not aware of the fact that the car, regardless of how bad the conditions found, sold for cash. Because people do not know about the options available to them, make the mistake of giving their car either free or to allow towing companies to take their cars away from them, without money cash. There are many ways you can sell cars for cash, but you just need to know about .. (Ethics)

Where Have All of the Communicators Gone?

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 Stephen J Bubb Sr (October 31, 2011)  A little while ago I found myself presenting my wife directions on the best way to find a specific destination. Cross over the bridge and take your 1st right; that will place you upon the freeway heading north to get you exactly where you would like to go. A little while later on I receive a stressful phone call from my significant other asking me, am I suppose to be proceeding south? .. (Ethics)

Recycling Waste Legislation

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 Gary Mattoc (October 05, 2011)  The city of San Francisco in California, United states, has set the bar extremely high when it comes to recycling. The city’s recycling target for 2010 was 75% however in ‘09 San Francisco has currently carried out 73%, all this from the epitome of consumer country. The data put out by the city reveal that 72% of resources which could very well be recycled were never .. (Ethics)

Guides for shopping online

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 Gerald Chan (September 26, 2011)  Shopping online is quick, convenient and fun, but before making a purchase online, there are some things you should know to protect yourself and your portfolio. First . Who is trying? Make sure you know all the necessary information about the trader and the address, email, phone and contact details so you can evaluate the efficiency and verify the facts. Each time you deal with a .. (Ethics)

Ebay is Turning It’s Back on Individual Sellers & Small Businesses By Joining With Toy R Us

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 Matt Bailey (July 03, 2011)  Great Toy Deals, we see a trend with Ebay catering more to big businesses than to small business. Ebay was originally started out by helping the little guy out and books flourished on how to start a small business on Ebay. Not anymore, Ebay has been tailoring their business more towards big businesses and power sellers or members who sell a lot on Ebay. This all started with the .. (Ethics)

A few simple facts about personal injury claims

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 Graham Allen (June 01, 2011)  There are various different types of personal injury. A personal injury can be anything from a slip in the street or supermarket to an accident while working. Numerous individuals out there are a bit in the dark with regards to what a personal accident is and if if it is viable to claim for an accident that was sustained in the past. If you have been injured prior to now and the injury .. (Ethics)

Simple Energy Efficiency Strategies For Every Business

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 Graeme Knights (May 23, 2011)  The rising costs of producing energy combined with the rapid depletion of the resources necessary to sustain production, makes it critical that everyone does their part to conserve energy. While individuals each make their own choices about how best to do this in their own lives, businesses must have a responsibility to do the same. In many cases, saving energy will also reduce a .. (Ethics)

Is no win no fee really a swindle or not...

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 Graham Allen (March 19, 2011)  No win no fee is it a fiddle or not? A lot of people out there ask if the no win no fee claim is a scam or not. The vast majority of people don’t really fully grasp what is exactly required in the legal procedure that is in involved. A great deal of people are under the notion that the lawyer or solicitor that is managing your compensation claim is on the scam or that they .. (Ethics)

Making Your Office & Business Environment Greener & Environmentally Friendly

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 Graeme Knights (February 18, 2011)  Whether you are the manager of a large office or you're running your own business at home, getting it in some green order is a major focus for us all. Not only do we get to make a conscious ethical contribution by adopting a greener strategy, it's likely that you will save money in the long run too, therefore being efficient in every respect. Here are 3 easy to do tips that can put you . (Ethics)

Great-West Fined for Corporate Transgression

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 Lorne Marr (October 15, 2010)  “$456m fine;” that was the sentence that Great-West Lifeco Inc. got from judge Morissette at the beginning of October 2010. But what history has led to such an unmatched penalty given to one of the leading insurance companies in Canada? This ruling is the outcome of a long class-action lawsuit opened by displeased policyholders. But let’s follow the logic properly. .. (Ethics)

Roulette Cheating

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 Matthew Stenning (September 09, 2010)  In recent years more and many people are trying to hear the opposite methods of online cheating in casinos rather than they faculty rely on their demand and spiel honestly. It is easily famed, that not exclusive the players screw but the casinos as healthy. So, it is so called both face dissimulation. In this article we are feat to rivet on the online unsporting and roulette cheating .. (Ethics)

Advertising Business Violates Human Rights – Secret Strategy To Expose It

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 G S Virk (August 11, 2010)  The man continues to see and hear repeatedly deceiving advertising and marketing, its nature is to gather correct. That is what the psychologist says about human nature. Based on it, the big business houses spend big money on its announcement of deceiving advertising on the Internet, television and published. It is the violation of human rights. Advertising deceptive marketing make us .. (Ethics)

Sales can be performed through small dealers or through Internet

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 Geo Seb (June 04, 2010)  It is also very important to know from where you are buying the seconds items. Generally such sales can be performed through small dealers or through Internet. There are many such websites that are available these days. However, you must be very wise in choosing the correct website otherwise you may get cheated. Where products to be sold can be advertised, ads can be posted and at the .. (Ethics)

Corporate Trophies and Decanters are a touch of glass gifts

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 Damien Ryan (December 08, 2009)  Corporate trophies and decanters used as promotional products or corporate gifts may not be a requirement for many companies and organisation but for those who choose these marketing gifts, they are sure to create a long-lasting impression. A promotional gift which will be savoured for years to come and appreciated by all who receive them, proudly displaying an engraved corporate logo, .. (Ethics)

Corporate conference folders are essential promotional product choice

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 Damien Ryan (November 04, 2009)  Corporate conference folders, promotional conference packs and marketing folders are all examples of promotional products designed to offer a practical everyday use with a valuable means of promoting your brand identity or company logo. Using a selection of materials to suit every budget from luxury leather to low cost PU materials, corporate conference folders can be supplied in small . (Ethics)

China, India Facing Increased Pressure from U.N. on Climate Change

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 Steve Went (November 03, 2009)  China and India are coming under increased pressure to restrict greenhouse-gas emissions as the United Nations climate negotiators meet this week in Barcelona to debate how far they can push the developing nations on global warming. While industrialized countries will be asked to accept binding targets on their gas discharges, poorer nations are likely to only be urged to adopt .. (Ethics)

Business Best Practice: The Corporate Conscience

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 Adam R. Singleton (November 02, 2009)  Today’s consumers are growing increasingly savvy when it comes to issues surrounding the environment and more and more shoppers are choosing to support businesses that make an effort to remedy social injustices and environmental issues. The growing use of the internet makes it easier for consumers to become more informed about businesses and the impact of their operations and as .. (Ethics)

Make Your Business Greener

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 Adam R. Singleton (October 30, 2009)  Cost cutting goes hand in hand with energy efficiency; quite simply the more energy you save the more money you save, both at home and in the workplace. Even relatively small organisations can save a significant amount by implementing energy conservation practices and with more of a focus than ever on environmental issues your eco-friendly efforts could help to improve both public and .. (Ethics)

Promotional Tankards and Corporate Glasses are a Taste of Success

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 Damien Ryan (October 28, 2009)  Corporate glasses and promotional tankards are a year-round promotional gift choice for marketing managers of large corporate organisations, sponsorship managers of sports clubs and fund-raising managers of charities up and down the land. Using a bespoke engraved corporate image, you can create a corporate gift of supreme quality that will be appreciated for years to come at a cost .. (Ethics)

Seen to be greener? Environmentally friendly Paper Cups

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 Robert James Daniel (October 08, 2009)  Numerous companies all over the world are now offering for sale ecologically sound products, in our business the most commonplace are the PLA (poly-lactic acid) coated Paper Coffee Cups the likes of Tim Hortons and the other major coffee houses are using in their desire to be seen to be as environmentally acceptable and sympathetic as possible. Many are now offering reusable mugs to .. (Ethics)

Eco footprints stamping on good intentions

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 Robert James Daniel (July 24, 2009)  Shops large and small far and wide are pontificating to allabout how green they are and how many rainforests they are saving buy flogging their new Green" merchandise to us. Whole companies have been created dedicated solely to supplying us with green merchandise, advising us on how to live our lives, and by chance selling the eco products we need in order to stave off destruction. It .. (Ethics)

Seen to be green? Is there any substance behind the promises?

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 Robert James Daniel (June 04, 2009)  Numerous companies all over the world are now offering for sale environmentally sound products, in our industry the most commonplace are the PLA (poly lactic acid) coated paper cups the likes of Starbucks and the other major coffee houses are employing in their desire to be seen as ‘green’. Many are now offering reusable ceramic mugs to drink in store, or that you can .. (Ethics)

Why Being Socially Conscious Can Make a Difference

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 Adam R. Singleton (May 01, 2009)  Many of the problems facing today’s world aren’t news to us. The environment is in dire need of help, hunger is widespread throughout the world, and workers in third world countries are continuously being exploited. Yet many people still feel they can’t possibly make a difference to such widespread problems. However, the truth is that they can. If individuals across .. (Ethics)

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday: an Indictment of the Corporate Restaurant Industry

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 Stuart Donald (April 11, 2009)  Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday: an Indictment of the Corporate Restaurant Industry The closing of so many chain restaurants is one of the few bright spots in an utterly dreary economic state. Corporate restaurants are a bane to American society. Making a buck is never wrong, but these companies have done so by enslaving workers, knowingly poisoning their customers and sabotaging small business. .. (Ethics)

What Happened to Business Ethics and Responsibility?

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 Mel Luigs (January 16, 2009)  I remember a “Business Ethics" seminar I took in college that confirmed everything my parents had taught me as a child. I heard clearly that capitalism was not an easy way to steal money from others but a way to make an honest living by providing a service or product to people who needed and wanted it. This secured my desire to become a businessman. During my career, I have held .. (Ethics)

Internet Business As the Wild West - Business Competition and Cooperation

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 Patricia Lapidus (December 23, 2008)  Some of our business ancestors had the idea that making money required being cruel and cutthroat. We still live with the weeds they sowed. They thought they could separate business from the softer values like compassion and cooperation. They thought they could leave the women home as keepers of virtue and a warmth to which they could return after a day of slaughter. They saw no better .. (Ethics)

Five Guidelines For Ethical Business Communications

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 Michelle Howe (December 22, 2008)  Do you understand what behaving ethically entails? According to Michael Josephson, there are four principles of ethical behavior: honesty, integrity, fairness, and concern for others. You can think of these four basic principles as the legs of an imaginary stool. One missing leg will create a wobbly stool, but two missing legs makes the stool collapse. If you aren't fair or caring, your . (Ethics)

When Personal Values Conflict With Ethical Decision Making

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 Don Rainwater (September 13, 2008)  Personal values may conflict with ethical decision making if those personal values are different than the organizational norms of the business or institution. These personal values could be rooted in religious beliefs or a family norm that shunned or promoted a certain concept. These could be insignificant to the organization but the nuance of that concept could start a domino effect .. (Ethics)

How Can an Educational Leader Provide an Ethical Environment For Their Institution

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 Don Rainwater (September 13, 2008)  An educational leader can encourage other leaders within the educational system to model ethical behavior by stating what ethical behavior needs to be modeled and then model the behavior for the leaders so that they may describe the ethical behavior to their subordinates and model it for them. It is a trickle down system that will allow the top educational leader to put forth the .. (Ethics)

Know What to Do If You Are Sexually Harassed

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 Femi Omopariiwa (August 26, 2008)  Can you imagine! Sexual harassment is a global phenomenon that is rapidly affecting all in the work place. This behavioral pattern is crude and is an affront to an individual's self-dignity and confidence. If sexual harassment is your case, how can you handle the situations? They are as follows: 1. Take a firm stand! Being intimidated by-suggestive speech or aggressive behavior rarely .. (Ethics)

The Role of Ethics in 21st Century Organizations

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 Camuy Heremuru (August 19, 2008)  In recent years a competitive global environment, the inability of some organizations to maintain a competitive advantage and other pressurizing factors have forced many organizations and their leaders to pursue unethical practices in a bid to remain successful. Can organizations survive within this very complex/competitive era without resorting to unethical practices, and how? This .. (Ethics)

Business Ethics Problems - A Part and Parcel of Business Organization

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 Kip Goldhammer (August 15, 2008)  One of the serious problems that businesses face these days is business ethics problems. When put simply, these problems are conflicts between the interest of a business and that of the employees/customer or the society in general. No matter how hard the management of a business tries to set and maintain high standards of professional ethics, these conflicts do surface at some point of . (Ethics)

An American Gold Medal in the Greed Olympics

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 Lowell Klessig (August 10, 2008)  In the Greed Olympics, American CEOs take the gold medal. Back home they take the gold-lots of it. A good Chief Executive Officer deserves to be paid well. But does any CEO deserve to be paid more each day, including weekends, holidays, and vacations, than an average employee of the company is paid for a full year? Reality is even more outrageous. On average, American CEOs earn 411 .. (Ethics)

How to Conceal an Office Romance

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 Dapsea Ajayi (August 07, 2008)  While most companies frown on office romances, the bottom line is that it's a common practice. Polls asking couples where they met their mate reveal that one of the top answers is “at work. " According to a CNN survey, 40% of participants have had an office romance, and a surprising 66% didn't feel the relationship needed to be kept secret. While most people don't find a problem .. (Ethics)

Be Discreet For Business Success

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 Alain Burrese (July 30, 2008)  Recently I had a client ask me questions about another client. He was a bit taken back when I would not answer his questions. He asked me, “Why Not?" He was not that satisfied with my reply that it was the same reason I would not discuss him with anyone else. I then had to tell him about the Rules of Professional Conduct that I adhere to, which includes a rule on confidentiality .. (Ethics)

Dont Be Bullied in Business

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 Tracy Collins (July 30, 2008)  Too often, business owners are bullied into doing something that is either against their personal principles or what they want for their business. They do this because they believe that in order to get a client they need to submit to the demands, but that is not the case at all. One thing that business owners need to take into consideration is that while the client may be providing .. (Ethics)

Whistleblowing Whats Gender Got to Do With It?

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 Connie Glaser (July 29, 2008)  Actually, there is evidence that suggests gender does play a role. Coleen Rowley had worked for the FBI for 21 years when she appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify that the agency had ignored pre-911 warnings about terrorist activity in the U. S. Sherron Watkins, Enron's vice president for corporate development, testified before a House Energy & Commerce .. (Ethics)

The Selling of 21st Century Indulgences Carbon Credits!

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 Tania Sole (July 22, 2008)  Indulgences are an ancient form of church-granted amnesty from certain forms of punishment, in this life or hereafter, for sin. The selling of indulgences, a practice that became generally accepted with the first Crusade and grew considerably during the later Middle Ages, allowed the popes and professional pardoners to sell the forgiveness of sins and during that time actually fund some . (Ethics)

Business, Internet Business and Sustainability

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 Brian Haring (July 22, 2008)  Prevailing Climate Although, from a consumer's point of view, the internet marketplace is much like a super-mall - a place where you can get just about anything if you browse or search long enough - the businesses behind these store fronts have their own stories to tell. While they enjoy satisfying each customer's needs and making sales, these businesses also share the usual customer .. (Ethics)

Business Ethics Where Did They Go

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 Sue Burke (July 22, 2008)  In today's society one would have to wonder where did ethics go? It would seem that unsavory conduct is the norm. All you have to do is watch the evening news to hear about the next corporate scandal or the politicians that are skimming profits off of some business deal under the table, or the local boy scout leader taking advantage of the boys under his charge. Where did the morals of .. (Ethics)

Six Distracting Work Habits Or Diversions

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 Greg Bilieu (July 19, 2008)  Achieving focus is perhaps one of the hardest things to accomplish. From time to time, work distractions crop out. There is really nothing wrong in entertaining some activities. After all, the demands of the work are really stressful and having a time-out is indeed necessary. But sometimes, certain interruptions emanate from our very own working habits. Here are some of the commonly .. (Ethics)

Tough Times Test

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 Tom Lemanski (July 16, 2008)  As the tight economy has reduced business activity and limited resources, I'm also seeing an accompanying new trend in behaviors. Variations of that ever popular lie: “The check's in the mail" is being used with greater regularity. With that, there is an accompanying trickle down effect as one unfulfilled payment promise leads to another at the victim vendor and another at the .. (Ethics)

Good Ethical Standards in the Window Cleaning Industry

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 Kris Cook (July 16, 2008)  Small cleaning companies are masters of talking the talk, but missing the walk when it comes to ethical practices. Many cleaning companies, and I think of the window cleaning industry, are pounded with the pressure of intense competition due to the low start-up cost. With this competition comes the pressure of lowering prices. Unfortunately, the most common way to make up for low prices . (Ethics)

Protecting Your Business Against Lawsuits

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 Akhil Shahani (July 16, 2008)  In our previous article, we spoke about how to protect your business against natural calamities. Continuing along the same line of discussion, let us see how you can keep defend your small business from a disaster of another kind - a big lawsuit! A lot of people are apprehensive when it comes to starting their own business, for a very specific reason, which has nothing to do with the .. (Ethics)




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