TITLE

THE GOLDEN RULE

AUTHOR(S)
McKinnon, F.A. Richard
PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the perspective of F.A. Richard McKinnon, president of ELM Farm Consulting Inc., on a hypothetical situation in which a firm (IRM) must decide whether to hire a vendor it has reason to believe may be using illegal immigrant labor. He observes that IRM is legally obligated to ascertain the vendor's hiring practices. Legal considerations aside, he also believes IRM has a moral duty to look more closely into the situation. In McKinnon's view, if the vendor is operating outside the law, then the chief executive of IRM should explain to the vendor why it failed to win IRM's business.
ACCESSION #
31646666

 

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