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Chapter 1: The Importance of Business Ethics

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Business Ethics Defined

Why Study Business Ethics?

  • A Crisis in Business Ethics
  • The Reasons for Studying Business Ethics

The Development of Business Ethics

  • Before 1960: Ethics in Business
  • The 1960s: The Rise of Social Issues in Business
  • The 1970s: Business Ethics as an Emerging Field
  • The 1980s: Consolidation
  • The 1990s: Institutionalization of Business Ethics
  • The Twenty-First Century: A New Focus on Business Ethics

Developing an Organization and Global Ethical Culture

The Benefit of Business Ethics

  • Ethics Contributes to Employee Commitment
  • Ethics Contributes to Investor Loyalty
  • Ethics Contributes to Customer Satisfaction
  • Ethics Contributes to Profits

Our Framework for Studying Business Ethics



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