Archive for ethics

Government policies must keep business on tight rein

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 21 February 2011 by Steve

“While there appears to be greater interest in the policies of those seeking to represent us this election cycle, as academics, our interest is the positions of the parties (Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, Green Party, Labour and Sinn Féin) on a number of issues at the intersections of business and society: white-collar crime; whistleblowing; corporate governance; strategic State enterprises; running government as a business; and partnership …” (more)

[Paul Donnelly, John Hogan and Brendan O’Rourke, Irish Times, 21 February]

Memo to Hunt: Higher education must teach ethics

Posted in teaching with tags , on 12 January 2011 by Steve

“The Hunt report on higher education is an important document. However, it has one major weakness …” (more)

[Anto Kerins, Independent, 12 January]

Ethical cybercrime tracking?

Posted in Legal issues with tags , on 16 February 2010 by Steve

“RT @rossamcmahon: UCD cybercrime team tracking Irish filesharers? http://bit.ly/ddr8HB // I’d like to see the research ethics statement.” (tweet)

[TJ McIntyre, Twitter, 16 February]