David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Business Ethics 16 (3):309-313 (1997)
A business ethics practitioner and a moral theologian discuss business ethics. Drawing from value-added accounting principles, and extending them to include the company's stake-holders, especially its employees, Welch explains their significance for the origin, formation, and direction of his company's new ethics program. Primeaux responds to Welch from a perspective rooted in the economic theory of profit maximization and its ethical implications. Among the similarities in their thinking is a serious consideration of the role of profit for business and business ethics.
|Keywords||Philosophy Ethics Business Education Economic Growth Management|
|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
Reyes Calderón-Cuadrado, José Luis Álvarez-Arce, Isabel Rodríguez-Tejedo & Stella Salvatierra (2009). “Ethics Hotlines” in Transnational Companies: A Comparative Study. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 88 (1):199 - 210.
Similar books and articles
Surendra Arjoon (2000). Virtue Theory as a Dynamic Theory of Business. Journal of Business Ethics 28 (2):159 - 178.
Ronald R. Sims & Serbrenia J. Sims (1991). Increasing Applied Business Ethics Courses in Business School Curricula. Journal of Business Ethics 10 (3):211 - 219.
John R. Boatright (2000). Globalization and the Ethics of Business. Business Ethics Quarterly 10 (1):1-6.
G. J. Rossouw (1997). Business Ethics in South Africa. Journal of Business Ethics 16 (14):1539-1547.
Luk Bouckaert & Jan Vandenhove (1998). Business Ethics and the Management of Non-Profit Institutions. Journal of Business Ethics 17 (9-10):1073-1081.
John Stieber & Patrick Primeaux (1991). Economic Efficiency: A Paradigm for Business Ethics. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 10 (5):335 - 339.
Paul F. Camenisch (1987). Profit: Some Moral Reflections. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 6 (3):225 - 231.
Patrick Primeaux & John Stieber (1994). Profit Maximization: The Ethical Mandate of Business. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 13 (4):287 - 294.
Patrick Primeaux (1997). Business Ethics in Theory and Practice: Diagnostic Notes B. A Prescription for Profit Maximization. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 16 (3):315-322.
R. Edward Freeman (2000). Business Ethics at the Millennium. Business Ethics Quarterly 10 (1):169-180.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads27 ( #112,548 of 1,725,584 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #268,736 of 1,725,584 )
How can I increase my downloads?