Ethical Behavior Taught?

Check this out…an article writen by Clarke Thomas on ethics…guess there are many on the same page with this one…very timely next to my last entry for this blog!

Clarke Thomas: Business ethics — not an oxymoron

The scandalous misdeeds found in such corporations as Enron, WorldCom, Tyco and HealthSouth now are raising questions about the schools of business administration where many executives got their training.>

In a new book William C. Frederick points out, “After all, Enron’s Jeff Skilling and Andrew Fastow, two major figures at the center of that company’s troubles, held MBA degrees from well-known business schools,” Harvard and Northwestern, respectively. Mr. Frederick, professor emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business, discusses the matter in his newly published “Corporation, Be Good! The Story of Corporate Social Responsibility.”