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2011 Worlds’s Most Ethical Companies–It pays to be ethical

April 5, 2012

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Ethisphere.com The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business “ethically” and translate those words into action. WME honorees demonstrate real and sustained ethical leadership within their industries, putting into real business practice the Institute’s credo of “Good. Smart. Business. Profit.” There is no set number of […]

Business Owners Get Burned by Sticky Fingers

March 4, 2010

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By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN Entrepreneur Barbara Wein Allen used to have so much faith in her employees that she would loan them company funds to buy homes, cars and other big expenses. But that changed in 2007 when she determined one had stolen an estimated $250,000 from her firm, Multi-Point Communications Inc., a provider of […]

Rape within the U.S. Military: 1 in 3 women service members sexually assaulted at least once

November 29, 2009

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By Ann Wright, New York Times OpEd News Journalists Pascale Bourgaux and Mercedes Gallego in their trips to Iraq as war correspondents were stunned to hear from military women in Iraq that they should be very careful working in military units due to sexual assault and rape. When they left Iraq they decided to investigate […]

Transparency International 2009: Muslim-majority Countries Among the Most Corrupt on Earth

November 17, 2009

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Thansparency International 2009 The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) table shows a country’s ranking and score, the number of surveys used to determine the score, and the confidence range of the scoring. The rank shows how one country compares to others included in the index. The CPI score indicates the perceived level of public-sector corruption in […]

Corruption and Bribery in Bangladesh: Bribing for Healthcare

November 17, 2009

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According to Transparency International, Bangladesh rates as the one of the most corrupt country on earth The Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Bangladesh treats more than two million patients a year. It claims to offer free medical treatment to the poor, but using a hidden camera, Al Jazeera has discovered that some patients have to […]

Ethics and Social Responsibility: Gang Rape Raises Questions About Bystanders’ Role and Responsibility

October 29, 2009

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Note from Rafik Beekun: You are at work late one night, and as you walk out into the parking lot, you see a co-worker from another department being sexually harassed by a manager. Several other co-workers are standing and watching. Do you stand and watch too? Do you keep silent? Do you intervene to stop […]

Use the “halal” search engine to avoid unislamic internet content

September 1, 2009

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Press release, AZS Media group Muslims from all over the world can search the World Wide Web safely without coming across content that might be considered “Haram” according to the Islamic Law. The search engine, ImHalal.com (http://www.imhalal.com/ ), only fetches results that are flagged as to be “Halal”. The search engine uses various techniques to determine […]

Corruption in the Workplace: Feds Arrest Several Mayors and Rabbis

July 23, 2009

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NBC News and news services NEWARK, N.J. – Three New Jersey mayors, two state lawmakers, a deputy mayor and five rabbis were among 44 people charged Thursday in a two-track corruption and international money-laundering probe, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Jersey announced. The investigation began as a probe into a money-laundering ring that allegedly […]

Fake Degree Scam in Gulf and Saudi Arabia

June 11, 2009

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ArabianBusiness.com by Claire Ferris-Lay More than 180 people from across the Gulf have been blacklisted for holding fake US academic certificates allegedly bought from non-accredited institutions, including 69 from Saudi Arabia and 68 from the UAE. Almost 10,000 people in total have been blacklisted by the US Department of Justice for purchasing fake high school […]

Some Key Business Ethics Principles in Islam

March 3, 2009

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Dr. Muzzamil Siddiqui, Fiqh Council of North America Allah Almighty says, [To the Madyan people (We sent) Shu'aib, one of their own brethren: he said: "O my people! Worship Allah: ye have no other god but Him. And give not short measure or weight: I see you in prosperity, but I fear for you the […]

Outcomes of Effective Ethics Programs at Work

March 3, 2009

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Source: EPIC Studies have recognized eight generally expected outcomes of ethics/compliance programs: Unethical/illegal behavior Awareness of ethical/legal issues Seeking advice Willing to report wrongdoing Bad news to management Values in judgment processes Employee commitment to organization Meeting external stakeholders’ needs To read the whole article, please click here.

World Shame: Child Labor

February 11, 2009

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BBC and International Labor Organization Adyeel The International Labour Organization (ILO) has estimated that 218 million children between the ages of five and seventeen work in developing countries. Of these, 122.3 million children work in the Asia-Pacific region, 49.3 million work in Sub-Saharan Africa, and 5.7 million work in Latin America and the Caribbean. Most […]

Leading@Google: Authentic Leadership

January 26, 2009

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True North shows how anyone who follows their internal compass can become an authentic leader. This leadership tour de force is based on research and first-person interviews with 125 of today’s top leaders—with some surprising results. In this important book, acclaimed former Medtronic CEO Bill George and coauthor Peter Sims share the wisdom of these […]

Islamic Management Lecture Series now available on DVD

January 25, 2009

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Professor Rafik Beekun, University of Nevada This past week, in joint cooperation with the Shura Council of Southern California and Dr. Muzammil Siddiqui,  we  just completed and launched an “Islamic Management Series”  lectures on DVD covering 10 lectures based on the training workshops which I have conducted globally with Islamic for profit and not for […]

Like AIG, Sarah Palin has taken advantage of taxpayers

October 21, 2008

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First Story: AP Investigation: Alaska Funded Palin Kids’ Travel By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS reported in the New York Times Published: October 22, 2008 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Sarah Palin charged the state for her children to travel with her, including to events where they were not invited, and later amended expense reports to specify […]

Campbell Brown Commentary: So what if Obama was a Muslim or an Arab?

October 13, 2008

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Note from Rafik Beekun: Kudos to Campbell Brown for stating the obvious. I have always admired her ability to speak her mind when she was at NBC. Now at CNN, she exhibits the same level of professional ethics that we have to expect from her in America. Editor’s note: Campbell Brown anchors CNN’s “Campbell Brown: […]

Ethics: McCain and Keating

October 7, 2008

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The current economic crisis demands that we understand John McCain’s attitudes about economic oversight and corporate influence in federal regulation. Nothing illustrates the danger of his approach more clearly than his central role in the savings and loan scandal of the late ’80s and early ’90s. John McCain was accused of improperly aiding his political […]

Ethics and U.S. Politics: John McCain and the Lying Game

September 18, 2008

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Joe Klein, Time Magazine Politics has always been lousy with blather and chicanery. But there are rules and traditions too. In the early weeks of the general-election campaign, a consensus has grown in the political community — a consensus that ranges from practitioners like Karl Rove to commentators like, well, me — that John McCain […]

Ethics at Risk: U.S. Republicans Assault the Media And Do Not Mind A Few lies

September 5, 2008

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Source “Media Matters”; by Jamison Foser A few weeks ago, for example, there was a frenzy of conservative whining that Barack Obama had gotten more media coverage than John McCain. Now, the amount of coverage each candidate has gotten, by itself, tells us virtually nothing. What was the content of the coverage? Was it positive? […]

Anwar Ibrahim Exposing Judicial Corruption in Malaysia

August 26, 2008

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In September 2007 Anwar Ibrahim released the videotape recording of Malaysian lawyer VK Lingam engaged in a telephone conversation with Chief Justice Ahmed Fairuz about fixing judges and court cases (see the 3 video clips at the end of this post). The conspiracy depicted in the video implicates the highest levels of power in the […]

Ethics Controversy: Union Carbide and the Bhopal Tragedy

April 23, 2008

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Al Jazeera examines the devastating events of Bhopal, India in 1984, when a cloud of poisonous gas released over the city killed thousands in the world’s worst industrial disaster. More than 2 decades later, a whole city still suffers. However, Dow Jones, the new owner of Union Carbide, has attempted to reject all liability for […]

US Presidential Candidate John McCain and Corruption

April 16, 2008

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McCain and Keating McCain Flip Flops on Ethics Reform McCain: Corruption in Politics

Ethics and Politics: The Misadventures of the Clintons

March 25, 2008

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First, it was Bill’s turn:   Now, it is Hillary’s turn: Hillary has learned how to imitate her husband. Please click here to see how Hillary has mimicked her husband in the past. They are definitely using the same playbook. The Death of Vince Foster, personal attorney to Bill and Hillary Clinton Howard Phillips, host […]

America’s Future Workforce: Lying and Cheating are OK to get ahead

March 3, 2008

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Ethical = profitable?

February 20, 2008

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U.K. businesses conducting engaging in ethical business are also finding them to be profitable.  Please click here to watch a video clip from Reuters.

The Role Of A Muslim Doctor

April 14, 2007

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Dr. Mahmoud Abu – Saud (Edited by Shahid Athar , M. D.) and reprinted here with permission. Disease and Cure “Perfect health” is a wish that humans crave for. They know that they can never attain this state of perfection, if only because they cannot conceive what is “perfect”. Accordingly, they satisfy themselves with a […]

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