Games students play: Incorporating the prisoner's dilemma in teaching business ethics [Book Review]

Journal of Business Ethics 48 (1):53-64 (2003)
The so-called "Prisoner''s Dilemma" is often referred to in business ethics, but probably not well understood. This article has three parts: (1) I claim that models derived from game theory are significant in the field for discussions of prudential ethics and the practical decisions managers make; (2) I discuss using them as a practical pedagogical exercise and some of the lessons generated; (3) more speculatively, I suggest that they are useful in discussions of corporate personhood.
Keywords classroom exercise  decision  experiential learning  game theory  negotiation  pedagogy  prisoner's dilemma  prudential ethics
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DOI 10.1023/B:BUSI.0000004367.60776.b3
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Peter Lloyd & Ibo van de Poel (2008). Designing Games to Teach Ethics. Science and Engineering Ethics 14 (3):433-447.

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