Ethics and Governance: Business as Mediating Institution

Oxford University Press (2001)
Abstract
This book argues that ethical business behavior can be enhanced by taking fuller account of human nature, particularly with respect to the need for creating relatively small communities within the corporation. Timothy Fort discusses this premise in relation to the three predominant theories of business ethics--stakeholder, virtue, and contract. Drawing heavily from philosophy, he analyzes traditional business ethics and legal theory. Overall, his work provides a good example of how to integrate normative and empirical studies in business ethics, a task that often receives substantial discussion in academic journals.
Keywords Business ethics  Business ethics Philosophy  Business Christianity  Social contract
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Call number HF5387.F677 2001
ISBN(s) 0195137604   9780195137606
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