Ethics Moment: Gini says NBA lockout calls for players to get back in the game

October 13, 2011

Fans of the Chicago Bulls and other NBA teams are still waiting for any sign of the opening tip off of the 2011-2012 season. 

On Monday, the league announced the cancelation of the first two weeks of games after owners and players failed to come to an agreement to end a league lockout. 

For months, both sides have been at odds over a range of issues, including a salary cap and distribution of revenues.

NBA fan Al Gini has been thinking about the labor dispute - its causes and its possible solutions. 

He's a professor of business ethics and chair of the department of management at Loyola University Chicago. He is also the co-founder and associate editor of Business Ethics Quarterly, and the author of several books, including My Job, My Self and Seeking the Truth of Things: Confessions of a (catholic) Philosopher.

In his latest commentary, Gini says, when it comes to the NBA labor dispute, it's time for the players to get back in the game:

 

 

Al Gini is a professor of business ethics and chair of the department of management at Loyola University Chicago. He is also the co-founder and associate editor of Business Ethics Quarterly, and the author of several books, including My Job, My Self and Seeking the Truth of Things: Confessions of a (catholic) Philosopher.

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