David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
International Journal of Applied Philosophy 25 (1):33-48 (2011)
Compensation has received a great deal of attention from social scientists. Characteristically, they have been concerned with the causes and effects of various compensation schemes. By contrast, few theorists have addressed the normative aspects of compensation. An exception is Elaine Sternberg, who offers in Just Business a comprehensive theory of compensation ethics. This paper critically examines her theory, and argues that the justification she gives for it fails. Its failure is instructive, however. The main argument Sternberg gives for her theory points in the direction of a different one. This, in turns, helps us to see what a justification of Sternberg’s theory must look like. While focused on Sternberg, this paper is of general interest. It identifies what are likely to be important positionsand arguments in debates about compensation ethics, and thus provides a jumping-off point for further research in this neglected area
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jeffrey Moriarty (2012). Justice in Compensation: A Defense. Business Ethics 21 (1):64-76.
Jeffrey Moriarty (2009). How Much Compensation Can CEOs Permissibly Accept? Business Ethics Quarterly 19 (2):235-250.
Donald Nichols & Chandra Subramaniam (2001). Executive Compensation: Excessive or Equitable? [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 29 (4):339 - 351.
Mark T. Nelson (1998). An Aristotelian Business Ethics? Journal of Applied Philosophy 15 (1):89–104.
Matt Bloom (2004). The Ethics of Compensation Systems. Journal of Business Ethics 52 (2):149-152.
Jared D. Harris (2009). What's Wrong with Executive Compensation? Journal of Business Ethics 85 (1):147 - 156.
Robert Kolb & Jeffrey Moriarty (2011). Dialogue - CEO Compensation. Business Ethics Quarterly 21 (4):679-691.
John Dobson (2011). A Moral and Economic Defense of Executive Compensation. Business and Professional Ethics Journal 30 (1-2):59-70.
Waymond Rodgers & Susana Gago (2003). A Model Capturing Ethics and Executive Compensation. Journal of Business Ethics 48 (2):189-202.
Bruce Walters, Tim Hardin & James Schick (1995). Top Executive Compensation: Equity or Excess? Implications for Regaining American Competitiveness. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 14 (3):227 - 234.
Ella Mae Matsumura & Jae Yong Shin (2005). Corporate Governance Reform and CEO Compensation: Intended and Unintended Consequences. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 62 (2):101 - 113.
Daniel Butt (2009). Rectifying International Injustice: Principles of Compensation and Restitution Between Nations. Oxford University Press.
Julian Friedland (2010). A Fair Wage? Capping Executive Compensation. Journal of Business Ethics Education 7:129-139.
Ye Cai, Hoje Jo & Carrie Pan (2011). Vice or Virtue? The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Executive Compensation. Journal of Business Ethics 104 (2):159-173.
Elaine Sternberg (2000). Just Business: Business Ethics in Action. Oxford University Press.
Added to index2011-12-02
Total downloads13 ( #139,072 of 1,679,374 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #183,758 of 1,679,374 )
How can I increase my downloads?