Graduate studies at Western
Journal of Business Ethics 39 (3):199 - 226 (2002)
|Abstract||Over the last one hundred and fifty years, the extraction and processing of non-renewable resources has provided the basis for the three industrial revolutions that have led to the modern economies of the developed world. In the process, the nature of resource extraction firms has also changed dramatically, from small-scale operations exploiting easily accessible deposits to large, vertically integrated, capital intensive transnational corporations characterized by oligopolistic competition. In the last ten to fifteen years, coinciding with processes of economic globalization, another major change has been occurring as resource extraction industries have been shifting their operations from developed to developing countries. This shift has greatly impacted the populations of these countries and raises a variety of ethical issues. This article investigates the nature of these changes and the ethical issues that arise, focusing in particular on the development impact of the activities of these industries and the potential adequacy of different policy approaches to regulating them.|
|Keywords||business ethics developing ethics mining ethics|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Simon Teitel, Understanding Firm Performance: The Case of Developing Countries's Firms That Compete Internationally in Technologically Advanced Industries.
Frank R. Lichtenberg (2005). Pharmaceutical Innovation and the Burden of Disease in Developing and Developed Countries. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 30 (6):663 – 690.
Ron Sun, Beyond Simple Rule Extraction: The Extraction of Planning Knowledge From Reinforcement Learners.
Gabriel Eweje (2009). Labour Relations and Ethical Dilemmas of Extractive MNEs in Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia: 1950-2000. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 86 (2):207 - 223.
Şükrü Özen & Fatma Küskü (2009). Corporate Environmental Citizenship Variation in Developing Countries: An Institutional Framework. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 89 (2):297 - 313.
Darryl Reed (2002). Corporate Governance Reforms in Developing Countries. Journal of Business Ethics 37 (3):223 - 247.
David A. Lertzman & Harrie Vredenburg (2005). Indigenous Peoples, Resource Extraction and Sustainable Development: An Ethical Approach. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 56 (3):239 - 254.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads6 ( #154,860 of 739,336 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #61,538 of 739,336 )
How can I increase my downloads?