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business ethics

(Encyclopedia) business ethics, the study and evaluation of decision making by businesses according to moral concepts and judgments. Ethical questions range from practical, narrowly…

etiquette

(Encyclopedia) etiquette, name for the codes of rules governing social or diplomatic intercourse. These codes vary from the more or less flexible laws of social usage (differing…

Better Business Bureaus (BBBs)

(Encyclopedia) Better Business Bureaus (BBBs), agencies devoted to promoting ethical practices on the part of business through voluntary self-regulation. BBBs are supported by…

Japanese Words

Asian loan words in English by Ann-Marie Imbornoni Asian Loan Words IntroductionWords derived from: Chinese & KoreanJapanese Malay & TagalogPolynesianJapanese aikido, from…

ethics

(Encyclopedia) ethics, in philosophy, the study and evaluation of human conduct in the light of moral principles. Moral principles may be viewed either as the standard of conduct that…

Etiquette Q & A

Etiquette Q & A We asked manners expert Jodi Smith of Mannersmith http://www.mannersmith.com/ General 1. What's your biggest pet peeve concerning manners? Not enough people use…

Japanese

(Encyclopedia) Japanese jăp˝ənēz´ [key], language of uncertain origin that is spoken by more than 125 million people, most of whom live in Japan. There are also many speakers of…

The Congress of Women: Ethics of Social Life

by Mrs. Jno. R. Hanna Legal Condition of Woman in 1492-1892The Progress of Fifty YearsEthics of Social Life Mrs. Ione Theresa Hanna is a native of New York, and was born in 1837. Her…

business cycles

(Encyclopedia) business cycles, fluctuations in economic activity characterized by periods of rising and falling fiscal health. During a business cycle, an economy grows, reaches a peak…

Business Roundtable

(Encyclopedia) Business Roundtable (BRT), an association consisting of the chief executive officers of major U.S. corporations that was founded in 1972 through the merger of the three…