Issues in Business Ethics Volume 25 2008

Leadership and Business Ethics

Editors : Gabriel Flynn

Vendredi 8 janvier 2016, par stan // Ressources

Intro : This book points to a necessary relationship between ethics and business ; the success of such an alliance depends directly on sound business leadership. Without the sort of leadership that upholds the dignity and rights of employees and clients, as well as the interests of shareholders, even the most meticulously prepared ethics statements are destined to founder, as evidenced at Enron and elsewhere. Over the past 30 years or so, since business ethics became established as a discipline in its own right, much progress has been made in the ethical conduct of business at all levels. In short, business people, like politicians, doctors and church leaders, have come to realize that it is not possible to avoid involvement in ethics, for much of what business people do and cannot do may be subject to ethical evaluation. While the history of business ethics as currently practised may be traced to the medieval and ancient periods ; our principal concern is with developments in the field over recent decades. A consideration of how the topic has been treated by the Harvard Business Review, the business world’s leading professional journal, provides helpful insights into past progress and present hallenges. [...]

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