Walking, talking and ethical investing

David Chaplin
Wed, 10 Feb 2021

David Chaplin
Wed, 10 Feb 2021
At number four on his list of top 10 ethical dilemmas published on Psychology Today, Marty Nemko PhD, asks: “Is a salesperson ethically obliged to reveal his product's core weakness?” As usual in such thought experiments, the answer to question four is yes (consumer gets better product), and no (salesperson loses job, family starves). In his worked example, Nemko considers whether a Chevy salesperson should research and report the benefits of other vehicle brands (Mazda in this case) to potential buyers, concluding: &l...

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