Hi Martin (Mr. Slofstra),
your article, "Ethics
are good for business"
Edge June issue.
feel very strongly
for BUSINESS because its owners know that they
MANAGEMENT that is TRUSTWORTHY.
products+services with *ZERO*
*EVERYTHING* to be *LEGITIMATE* in order to
TRUST of their
owners+employees because they intend to con-
tinue to be "a going concern".
THE BEST WAGES POSSIBLE; their
owners+employees are *ALWAYS* informed at *ALL* times about what's
within the organization in order to AVOID UNPLEASANT SUR-
business does everything to AVOID DOING HARM by
ensuring there is *NO*
pollution, ** dangerous work practices,
shareholders of ethically-based corporations can feel se-
in the knowledge that THE MARKET
PRICE of their shares reflect
MARKET VALUE of the business rather than *ARTIFICIALLY*
as a result of CROOKED DEALINGS+accounting MA-
words, an ethical
DELIVERS *SOLID* VALUE
that builds the confidence of the owners+employees in the business due
MARKS of a ROCK-SOLID BUSINESS that *EVERYONE*
"TOUCHSTONE" of any well-run BUSINESS because
it avoids Enron-like scandals
Brewer, Enron whistle-blower. ("Enron
whistle-blower says business
landscape hasn't improved" by
Martin Slofstra, pg.
17th 2005 issue of Computing Canada).
grandfather's lumber business,
Henry Selin Forest Products, the
largest privately owned lumber company in Northern Ontario and the
advanced, believed in treating their employees
WELL: consequently, it became a model company until my
Dad's death, Clifford Selin (say'leen), in
he was the Vice-Pre-
who ran the whole Company. It was THE MAIN EMPLOYER
French-speaking town of Hearst
in its day. A park on the main
street, Front Street, is named in the honour of
my grandfather, Henry
Selin who arrived in Canada from Sweden as a teenager.
are good for business":
from my comments, I "readily" agree. <grin>