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Unethical

Describing inappropriate behavior, even if the behavior is legal. Unethical behavior may violate a code of conduct for a particular industry or sector. Professional organizations may censure or revoke the licenses of those professionals who are found to have committed unethical acts.

In investing, ethics helps inform the investment decisions of some individuals and companies. For example, an individual may have a moral objection to smoking, and therefore may refrain from investing in tobacco companies. Ethics may be both positive and negative in investing; that is, it may inform where an individual makes investments (e.g. in environmentally friendly companies) and where he/she does not (e.g. in arms manufacturers).
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After all, as in the duck test, if something looks unethical and sounds unethical, then it probably is unethical.
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Will @reportpemra take notice of this unethical and sick reporting by @ExpressNewsPK?
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"If P is thinking of forming Government in Delhi with rejected Congress, don't think there can be anything more unethical than this," said Harsh Vardhan.
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"As ethics researchers, we had been running experiments examining various unethical behaviors, such as lying, stealing, and cheating," researchers Maryam Kouchaki of Harvard University and Isc Smith of the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business explain.
ALMOST a third of managers believe they work in an unethical way, mainly so they can get ahead in their job, according to a new study.