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With our discussion of Enron this week, I was reminded of an article I read in Audit class about the Psychology of Fraud. I feel as though we often hear stories about different accounting/financial fraud that have happened either in recent or past events and look at the perpetrators as awful, moral-lacking people without considering how one gets to the point of committing fraud.
The article highlights a massive bank fraud by Toby Groves and I felt as though remaking the conversation between Toby and a skeptical interviewer would be able to shed some light on how executives justify committing fraud in their companies.
I actually got to meet Jason DeRulo after the concert last week– we talked ethics for a hot sec.
Do you think your goal as an artist is to be the most profitable tour or to express yourself and bring the most joy to your fans? Continue reading Jason DeRulo Talks Dirty to Me
The Vice Guide to the Japanese love industry revealed Japan as a country where both time using electronics and time spent furthering one’s career has begun to trump time spent on human relationships, and where people are willing to commoditize absolutely anything. The combination of these two traits leads to a culture where it is plausible to have a thriving industry of recreational love and affection. Do I think these types of relationships are better than relationships of the past? Personally, no, but at the same time how can one deny the influences mass consumers.
The average person spends 90,000 hours at work during their lifetime. That’s 5,400,000 minutes. 324,000,000 seconds. Work plays a large role in our lives. It is not only a source of income, but something we take part in and work towards a goal. That goal can either be internal meaning getting a promotion or raise, or external meaning providing for your family or working towards the day you can retire. In my opinion these goals have a lot to do with how happy you are at your job. Continue reading 90,000 hours…. that you will not get back