By Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff, Louis E. Newman
This JPS ethics sequence offers with probably the most serious ethical problems with our time. How will we use energy as soon as we’ve received it? Is it thoroughly for our person gain, or can we use it to assist our neighborhoods, or society at-large? What forms of judgements needs to CEOs and company proprietors make relating to providers and buyers? How may still bosses deal with staff? lecturers deal with scholars? mom and dad deal with kids? executive treats electorate? energy dynamics impact humans on a political point, a social point, and a deeply own point besides. the most recent quantity within the Jewish offerings, Jewish Voices sequence examines those dynamics and contains essays through such high-quality members as U.S. consultant Henry Waxman, NBC common Television-West Coast President Marc Graboff, and writer and student James Diamond.
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Thane Rosenbaum, “‘Smoked Out,’ Review of The Insider (Touchstone Pictures),” Tikkun, 15, no. 2 (March/April 2000), 79–80. [The film 21 Jewish Choices, Jewish Voices: POWER The Insider tells the story of tobacco-industry whistle-blower Dr. ] Source 5 LARRY K ING, HOST: Tonight, a prime-time exclusive. Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the reporters who broke the Watergate story that brought down a presidency, in their first live prime-time interview since they got scooped by their legendary source, Deep Throat [named Mark Felt], when he suddenly revealed the identity they’d kept all secret for 30 years.
Rebecca T. Alpert and Jacob J. Staub, Exploring Judaism: A Reconstructionist Approach (Elkins Park, PA: Reconstructionist Press, 2000), 154. 15 Jewish Choices, Jewish Voices: POWER Third Case Study: Monitoring Ethics in Business Olivia is the executive secretary to Peter, who is the vice president of an Internet company. She has worked in her current position for two previous vice presidents, and she understands what her boss’s job entails. Olivia loves working for Peter because he is both kind and talented.
Peter has begun to flirt with Ruth, another employee of the company, and Olivia has overheard Peter promise Ruth a raise if she has sex with him. 4. Peter continually neglects to make deadlines for budget reports and wrongly blames others for the delays. 5. Peter’s actions show that he does not really know how to do his job. Question What should Olivia’s reaction be in each case? For example, she could do any of the following: a. Say nothing. b. Talk directly to Peter. c. Write a memo to Peter so there is a paper trail about this issue, which could protect her in case there is a lawsuit.
Jewish Choices, Jewish Voices: Power by Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff, Louis E. Newman