When CEOs Act 'Immorally': Should Employers Butt Out?

CEOs office affairs personal life
CEOs office affairs personal life

By Jennifer Booton

Spurred by technological innovation that is causing even the most sacred private activities to potentially be blown into the spotlight, the once-rigid line between the personal and professional lives of workers is becoming increasingly blurred.

While it may be easy to comprehend how the indiscretions of Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino and Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn led to their abrupt, high-profile departures this week, some observers are concerned that companies, already teetering on the line, are starting to cross it.