Developing, communicating and promoting corporate ethics statements: A longitudinal analysis [Book Review]

Journal of Business Ethics 62 (2):183 - 189 (2005)
This paper reports on the findings of the third in a series of surveys of large U.S.-based and multinational corporations on their ethics statements. Focusing on four types – values statement, corporate credo, code of ethics and Internet privacy policy – we find growth in the use of these statements over the last decade. We discuss the external communication of these statements, including the avenues that are now used for promotion and their intended audiences. The paper concludes with a number of research issues to be addressed.
Keywords Ethics statements  code of ethics  corporate credo  value statement
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