Tag: ethics

The 3 Ts of the Social Age

June 4th, 2015   •   no comments   

The 3Ts of the Social Age
Courtesy of Drew’s Marketing Minute

Truth. Transparency. Trust.

These 3 Ts are the cornerstones of business, leadership and management. They also make good business sense in the social age – one where reputation, authority and influence matters more than slick advertising or clever creatives.
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Influencer Marketing Ethics in Singapore

March 22nd, 2015   •   no comments   


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How should social media influencers act when faced with a moral dilemma? What is considered ethical and unethical in influencer marketing?

As I’ve previously blogged before in Who’s Your Influencer, online influencers are individuals who can “influence” the purchase decisions of others by virtue of their authority, knowledge, reputation or “likability”.
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10 Commandments of Ethical Enterprises

May 14th, 2013   •   no comments   

Can you guess the name of this actor? (courtesy of Lawson Stone)

In the social era, everybody’s becoming an activist.

Don’t believe me? Just look at the feeds on your Facebook or Twitter accounts.
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The Art of Good Governance

March 20th, 2010   •   no comments   

(Source: SCCCI)

How should board directors carry out their duties as arbiters of public trust? What should companies do to boost performance while ensuring that sufficient safeguards are in place? In an age of increasing dissatisfaction over how companies and charities are governed, how does one balance the need for innovation with control?

To find out the answers to these questions (and more), I signed up for a talk organised by the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry yesterday by Mr JY Pillay, Chairman of the Singapore Exchange, who spoke about corporate governance and its implications for both public-listed firms and Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Mr Pillay is one of the movers and shakers in Singapore, and has helmed various leading organisations as the former chairman of Singapore Airlines, Temasek Holdings and DBS Bank, amongst others.
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Transparent Marketing

August 16th, 2008   •   no comments   

Transparency in marketing taken to new heights! (courtesy of laffy4k)

The subject of ethics in marketing has been broached numerous times, and one of its key issues relate to disclosure and openness. Or more specifically what colouring agent E224 in your breakfast cereal really means.

In the age of social media, information has become abundantly available for free.
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