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In the News: BYU professors create ethics field guide to help US special forces

PROVO — The U.S. special forces are getting help from two Brigham Young University professors to deal with critical ethical dilemmas. The professors teach business ethics, and they never dreamed they would be called upon to help with top military operations. “The military plays a very special place in my heart,” said Brad Agle, who’s …

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In the News: Marriott School professors author new ethics guide for Special Forces

Brigham Young University wrote an article on Merit Leadership’s new ethics field guide, customized exclusively for the US Special Forces. The article highlights Brad Agle and Aaron Miller’s relationship with the Special Forces, the chaplains and colonels who are involved in project, and how the book is training the Green Berets, Navy SEALS and other …

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Appeal to Higher Loyalties

Appeal to Higher Loyalties For this next post in our rationalization series, we will address “Appeal to Higher Loyalties”. The Business Ethics Field Guide describes this principle in the following manner: “Ethical dilemmas often require you to choose one value over another. This makes appealing to your higher loyalties a particularly effective neutralization technique. You’ll …

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