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Business Ethics and “Blind Spots”

January 25, 2012

Ann Tenbrunsel, Professor of Business Ethics at the University of Notre Dame, discusses her book “Blind Spots: Why We Fail to do What’s Right and What to do About it.”


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Posted by Intomorrow  on  01/26  at  02:12 PM

As overflow from Peg's article, would like to rant-on (since no one has commented at this piece yet) about intellectual property rights. Intellectual property rights may perhaps not be rights but, rather, privileges/prerogatives. Now, IMO copyright holders do legally have rights however I do not care about them. Time is even more important than money, so if some attorney wants to sue a corporation, or an individual, or another lawyer, on an intellectual property rights case, I don't give a fig newton.
That a court would acquiesce in wasting scarce docket space on intellectual property rights seems unconscionable-- nonethess, what does business have to do with logic? business is our transactions in total, it is everything we do.
At any rate, time is the one 'thing' we can't get back; can't comprehend why anyone would want to waste time going to court to wage intellectual property 'rights' wars... the aggregate casualties appear to negate whatever territorial gain might be netted.

Who the frick would want to spend hours in court-- for days or weeks-- on an intellectual property 'rights' case?

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