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Keltner’s Power Paradox

At our December 2018 board meeting, board member John D. Keiser, Associate Professor, the School of Business Administration & Economics at The College at Brockport shared some findings from Dacher Keltner’s book The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence (Penguin Press, 2016). We’ve all witnessed incidents in which someone…

2018 RABEF ETHIE Award Recipients Announced

ROCHESTER, NY—The Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation (RABEF) presented its 2018 ETHIE Awards this week to Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester (BCCR) and the Ontario County Government. The ETHIE recognizes businesses and organizations that do the right thing through strong ethical foundations, aspirations to…

2018 ETHIE Finalists Announced

Rochester, NY—The Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation (RABEF) announced the finalists for its 2018 ETHIE Awards. The ETHIE recognizes businesses and organizations that do the right thing through strong ethical foundations, aspirations to high standards of business conduct, and the multifaceted nature of ethics…

The Heart of a Good Business is Good Ethical Practices

According to Joseph Potchen, an attorney and visiting professor at Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business, “Few areas cause more harm in the business community than when businesses lack an ethical foundation. Most people would agree that having good ethics is important. However,…

Tap Into Trust – Press Release

“Consumers are increasingly demanding trust, and businesses are responding. To maintain long-term, positive stakeholder relationships, leaders must make trust an intentional organizational imperative.” Barbara Brooks Kimmel, CEO and Cofounder of Trust Across America-Trust Across the World. RABEF is proud to endorse the new initiative…

Trust Across America Announces Trust Council

Last week the Trust Across America: Trust Around the World organization announced a “Trust Council” of 12 top worldwide experts in the field of Trust Thought Leadership in honor of their 10th anniversary in April. Stephen M.R. Covey, who spoke at a joint meeting…

A Framework for Ethical Decision Making

By Alan Ziegler In today’s #MeToo world, when a host of claims can surface about an individual’s past misconduct, sexual harassment or abuse of power, it can be difficult to discern the truth. While it’s critical to give victims a voice, and the attention…

The Ethics of Everyday Life

By Kara Martin As we put the final touches on this past year’s holiday season, long after the tree Christmas tree has been moved to the curb and the decorations have been packed away for their 10-month hibernation and the bills are the only…

2017 RABEF ETHIE Award Recipients Announced

Rochester, NY—The Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation (RABEF) presented its 2017 ETHIE Awards to ProNexus, Holy Childhood, Leonard’s Express and Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. The ETHIE recognizes businesses and organizations that do the right thing through strong ethical foundations, aspirations to high standards of…

Ethics Moments

The RABEF Board of Directors meets regularly to discuss and implement on-going business and event organization. Each month one board member presents a discussion about a moment of ethics. These are often eye-opening, thought-provoking, and interesting conversations that we are happy to share with…