Is it Now Okay to Lie to Customers?

“As business leaders, how can we hope to train the next generation in appropriate business practices and ethics in the face of a nearly constant onslaught of dysfunctional and fraudulent business behavior?”

Check out this good article by Steve Tobak over at bnet.com about how current business practices related to advertising could be causing major harm to future generations’ perception about what is ethical.  We have probably all read statistics about how many hours of TV most kids watch by the time they reach high school or how many advertising messages they are exposed to each day.  If they are constantly being being bombarded with advertising claims that are clearly not truthful, what conclusions must they draw about the business world?

Here’s the link…http://blogs.bnet.com/ceo/?p=2231&tag=nl.e808

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