False Dichotomy of the WeekPosted: July 11, 2012 Filed under: Corporations, Ethics Leave a comment
It comes in an otherwise worthwhile piece of analysis and commentary on corporate corruption by Eduardo Porter in today’s New York Times business section:
Company executives are paid to maximize profits, not to behave ethically.
They are, of course, paid to do both. (And some other things as well.) As is everyone else.