The content and focus of canadian corporate codes of ethics

Journal of Business Ethics 11 (10):799 - 808 (1992)
This paper primarily reports the findings of content analyses of seventy-five codes of ethics ofFinancial Post 500 corporations. The contents of each code were comprehensively evaluated along sixty-one criteria according to four levels. It was found that the focus of these codes was the protection of the firm. While some of them refer to issues of social responsibility, they are principally concerned with conduct against the firm.
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DOI 10.1007/BF00872312
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