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David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
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Journal of Business Ethics 16 (7):663-697 (1997)
This study was designed to survey the extent to which private companies in Sweden take structural measures within the field of business ethics: Codes of Ethics; Ethics Committees; Ethics Officers and Ethics Training. This was done in two steps. Through a nation-wide telephone survey, a population of "active" companies were identified. These companies received a questionnaire with detailed questions regarding the design, usage and effects of these measures. The percentage of active companies were found to be a high 46%. National and industry characteristics are proposed as explanatory factors.
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