This collection of articles on Humanities and Business Ethics is the second virtual special issue of the Journal of Business Ethics. Proponents of societal ethics tend to represent social ethics as being opposed to society – that acting in self-interest is done with disregard for the welfare of others – and therefore an individual who does not subordinate themselves to service of the society is anti-social, perhaps even to the degree of being sociopathic or seeking primarily to harm others.
This is due to the fact that if the company violates their policy to only gain profits and neglects customer opinions that have supported them, the customers would threaten to stop buying from them as seen in many active social media sites 6. Although Urban Decay is a for profit company, it was not breaking any laws and therefore was acting ethically under the individualism theory 3.
Healthcare professionals participating in Phase IV trials or non-interventional studies may receive a fee for their services that are commensurate with the Fair Market Value for the services provided and may include re-imbursement for reasonable expenses.
Some of the implementations that Alderson discovered were that Irish managers believe that business schools need to include more ethics training to make sure what occurred in the 1990s does not occur again (APPENDIX A). A management consultant was interviewed by Alderson on the matter and believes strongly on education in the schools systems.
The idea that ethics has no intellectual content is odd indeed, considering that some of the most famous intellectuals in world history have given it a central place in their thought (Confucius, Plato, Aristotle, Maimonides, Thomas Aquinas, etc.). Ethics is in fact a highly developed field that demands close reasoning.