An analysis of corporate social responsibility, corporate identity and ethics teaching in business schools

Journal of Business Ethics 76 (1):117 - 135 (2007)
Recent events have raised concerns about the ethical standards of public and private organisations, with some attention falling on business schools as providers of education and training to managers and senior executives. This paper investigates the nature of, motivation and commitment to, ethics tuition provided by the business schools. Using content analysis of their institutional and home websites, we appraise their corporate identity, level of engagement in socially responsible programmes, degree of social inclusion, and the relationship to their ethics teaching. Based on published research, a schema is developed with corporate identity forming an integral part, to represent the macro-environment, parent institution, the business school and their relationships to ethics education provision. This is validated by our findings
Keywords business schools  corporate identity  corporate social responsibility  ethics  MBA programme
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DOI 10.2307/25075498
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