The course covers the basics of business ethics, stimulating student discussion on ethical issues in business. The Code of Business Ethics builds on our six core values by providing greater detail about expected ethical behaviors of all employees. Ethical behavior refers behavior that conforms to generally accept social norms. The responsible business enterprise operates at all four levels of identity: compliance, risk management, reputation enhancement, and value added.
It specifies the basic norms and behaviours for those conducting business on our behalf. Each business area and business unit has also established a steering committee to oversee its ethics and business conduct operations. Get the table of contents of every new issue published in Journal of Business Ethics.
Its branch offices distributed around the world including a large number of award-winning journalists, providing direct and strong news reports. As a Swedish company in existence for 140 years, with a global presence, we understand the importance of doing business sustainably and creating the long-term value and trust that are critical to ongoing business success.
It is expected that a person will act in pursuit of their own values, and in instances where there is no consequence to any other party, ethics does not apply. Ebejer, J.M. & M.J. Morden, 1988, Paternalism in the Marketplace: Should a Salesman be his Buyer’s Keeper?”, Journal of Business Ethics, 7(5): 337-339.
Kantian ethics is usually (in my opinion) a poor theory when applied to ethical issues. To increase public confidence in business integrity, companies need to identify and eradicate the fruits of greed: fraud and corruption. Individualism states that the main goal of a business is to maximize profit for the stakeholders.