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The best work Daisey ever made


Ironically enough, I am currently discussing ethics in another course I am taking—Applied Research in Personality. This week in this psychology course we have been discussing the ramifications of psychological studies and experiments, and namely what is considered unethical. Methods in Behavioral Research, the text for the course, states that “deception occurs when there is … Continue reading

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Should We Feel Bad About This?


“Retraction” brings up numerous issues concerning decision making for stakeholders and shareholders. For this blog post, I am going to reflect on three decisions that were brought about throughout “Retraction” concerning Mike Daisey as a manager, the managers at “This American Life”, and Apple’s top managers. First, it is clear throughout the podcast that TAL … Continue reading

Lying Mike Dasiey
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Lying Mike Dasiey


Looking back to last week when I listened to Mike Daisey’s monologue I feel very foolish now for even believing him. Although he was very convincing, he deceived his audience by failing to disclose the fact that his story was not entirely true. Many of his facts were exaggerated and some things did not even … Continue reading

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Foxconn and Apple abuse human labor


After listening to Mike Daisey’s podcast about the atrocities occurring in Shenzhen, I am concerned that these working conditions will be allowed to continue indefinitely. Daisey talked of 13 year old girls working in factories, 12 hour shifts, nerve damaging chemicals, mass amount of suicides, and general abuse of people in order to create electronics. … Continue reading