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Uber can’t be ethical – its business model won’t allow it https://theconversation.com/uber-cant-be-ethical-its-business-model-wont-allow-it-85015 This article discusses the ethical issues with Uber. In order to make Uber a stronger company it needs to be more ethical. Uber needs to take better care … Continue reading
https://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2021-11-02/facebook-to-shut-down-face-recognition-system-delete-data Facial recognition technology is used every day by many to access their cellphones, but many countries have put this technology “on hold,” as it raises complicated ethical dilemmas. Facial recognition systems use algorithms – sequences of instructions grouped to … Continue reading
Tatiana Torres, Genevieve Chiaramonte, Daniela Jimenez https://www.bbc.com/news/business-58961836 This article discusses that the founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, may have lied to Congress about Amazonâ€™s business practices. Recent news discovered that an investigation by Reuters claims to have found that Amazon … Continue reading
Tatiana Torres, Genevieve Chiaramonte, Daniela Jimenez https://time.com/5629233/amazon-warehouse-employee-treatment-robots/ Recently, Amazon workers protested the way Amazon treats them. In this article, an Amazon fulfillment center worker showcases how exhausting working for this trillion-dollar company actually is. The author describes that the workers … Continue reading
Genevieve Chiaramonte, Daniela Jimenez Roman, Tatiana Torres You’re a leader. But you can’t stomach what your company is doing https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/29/success/executives-values-ethics-conflict/index.html This article discusses the problems with companies and the issues with employees not doing their job ethically. Some jobs may … Continue reading
According to the article â€œRestaurant and Hotels push back against uptick in customer’sâ€, many restaurants and hotels and hospitality businesses are beginning to fight back against the emotional abuse they withhold from their customers. Many of the hospitality businessesâ€™ have … Continue reading