Are Businessmen Smarter Than Children? (via Pilant’s Business Ethics Blog)

One of my more popular efforts – a blast from the past, so to speak. I’m sure many haven’t seen it and I had a lot of comment on it (mainly on Facebook, where my blog also appears).

James Pilant

Are Businessmen Smarter Than Children? When I was in law school we were taught that when a business had to decide whether or not to break the law, if the penalty was a simple fine, you would just decide which was least expensive and pay that cost. So, if the fine were cheaper than your profits, break the law and pay the fine. I was always troubled by that, the assumption that a fine was just a part of doing business. My perception is that this is major current of thought in modern bus … Read More

via Pilant's Business Ethics Blog