About the author: John Davidson is a writer based in Austin, Texas.
For those of us who experienced the moral climate of the corporate world in the ’80s, it’s a shock to discover that ethics has become an industry—a billiondollar growth industry. Ten years ago, ethics programs in companies were rare; the business world was exultantly Darwinian, a dog-eat-dog, corporationdevour- corporation kind of place. The marketplace was by definition amoral, but we celebrated it nonetheless.
Today, 45 percent of companies with 500 or more employees have...
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