Business Ethics Education
Publishes original articles from a wide variety of methodological and disciplinary perspectives concerning ethical issues related to business. And in everyday life, causing a person to lose their job would be a terrible thing to do. But in business if you invent a better mousetrap and force makers of lesser mousetraps out of business, that’s considered entirely justified in the name of innovation.
On the other hand, if the games go ahead and if there’s then an up-tick in cases of Zika around the world, sponsors have a two-pronged defence: first, you can’t prove it’s because of the Olympics” (which is probably true) and second, the CDC and WHO said it was OK” (which they did).
Over the past two decades, emerging global standards from a number of business associations, stakeholder groups, and international institutions have been addressing the issues of responsible business conduct: ethics, compliance, and social responsibility.
The Novo Nordisk Way outlines expectations for employee behaviour by stating that ‘we never compromise on quality and business ethics’ (Essential 10), which is also supported by our business ethics policy, as well as detailed procedures for how to operate.
Steven Davis, Joel Sanders and Stephen DiCarmineThis philosophy requires ethics-related decisions to be based on the character of the person making the decision and requires companies to review its business goals and practices to reflect on setting a corporate culture and environment of individuals that have the same virtues to create the desired method of achieving company goals and workplace practices.