Are we too broke to stick to our principles?

Teamwork until late at the office, getting projects done

Teamwork until late at the office

Source: BBC News

Would you quit your job on ethical grounds? Last summer, a dozen Google employees did just that.

According to several reports, they ditched the prestigious technology firm over its involvement in a project named Maven. The project involved providing data processing to US military drones, there was also a broader disagreement over the way senior leadership dealt with the ethical underpinnings of their work.

Many of us face a more common ethical dilemma – would you turn down an attractive salary because you couldn’t bring yourself to agree with a company’s position on, say, the environment, animal testing or simply the way it treated customers?

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