Academia, Aristotle, and the public sphere – stewardship challenges to schools of business

Journal of Academic Ethics 5 (1):5-20 (2007)
In this paper we suggest that the ethical duties of business schools can be understood as representing stewardship in the Aristotelian tradition. In Introduction section we briefly explain the nature of ethical stewardship as a moral guideline for organizations in examining their duties to society. Ethical Stewardship section presents six ethical duties of business schools that are owed to four distinct stakeholders, and includes examples of each of those duties. Utilizing this Framework section identifies how this framework of duties can be used in the process of self-examination and transformation within business schools. Why It Matters section concludes by explaining why the process of examining ethical duties at business schools is vitally important for both business schools and the larger communities that they serve.
Keywords Academia  Aristotle  Stewardship  Business schools
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DOI 10.1007/s10805-007-9048-2
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