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  1. Eric W. Orts & Alan Strudler (2009). Putting a Stake in Stakeholder Theory. Journal of Business Ethics 88 (4):605 - 615.
    The primary appeal of stakeholder theory in business ethics derives from its promise to help solve two large and often morally difficult problems: (1) how to manage people fairly and efficiently and (2) how to determine the extent of a firm's moral responsibilities beyond its obligations to enhance its profits and economic value. This article investigates a variety of conceptual quandaries that stakeholder theory faces in addressing these two general problems. It argues that these quandaries pose intractable obstacles for stakeholder (...)
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  2. Eric W. Orts & Alan Strudler (2002). The Ethical and Environmental Limits of Stakeholder Theory. Business Ethics Quarterly 12 (2):215-234.
    Abstract: We argue that though stakeholder theory has much to recommend it, particularly as a heuristic for thinking about business firms properly as involving the economic interests of other groups beyond those of the shareholders or other equity owners, the theory is limited by its focus on the interests of human participants in business enterprise. Stakeholder theory runs into intractable philosophical difficulty in providing credible ethical principles for business managers in dealing with some topics, such as the natural environment, that (...)
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  3. Eric W. Orts (1995). A Reflexive Model of Environmental Regulation. Business Ethics Quarterly 5 (4):779-794.
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  4. Eric W. Orts (1993). Positive Law and Systemic Legitimacy: A Comment on Hart and Habermas. Ratio Juris 6 (3):245-278.
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  5. Eric W. Orts (1993). Systemic Legitimacy and Positive Law: A Comment on Hart and Habermas. Ratio Juris 6:245.
     
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