Originally published on October 13th, 2016.
Article appeared on Businesszone.co.uk.
Running a small business is difficult because with less income, there is less you’re able to afford in terms of resources and expansions. However sometimes convenience makes the cheapest options appealing without taking consideration for ethics. However, ethics are still considered by many as an important part of the management world, and are even taught in business school. In the same way we choose every day whether or not to buy from a place like Walmart with slave trade imports rather than locally made goods, we also have to choose whether or not we’re going to use products and services manufactured unethically or that have negative effects on the world around us. Where are we giving our business, and how much does it matter? Does convenience justify the means for it? You decide, but here are some things to think about.