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    Kwok Tung Cheung (2008). On a Recent Naturalism Debate in Business Ethics – From a Philosophy Point of View. Journal of Business Ethics 82 (4):889 - 898.
    William C. Frederick proposes a naturalistic business ethics. Many commentators focus on the issues of naturalistic fallacy, deprivation of freedom of the will, and possibility of important and universal moral values in business ethics. I argue that an ethics being naturalistic is not a worry. The issue of deprivation of free will is irrelevant. Yet there are urgent questions regarding the possibility of important and universal moral values, which may prevent Frederick’s view from getting off the ground.
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    Jason Jingshi Li, Rex Bing Hung Kwok & Norman Foo, The Coherence of Theories-Dependencies and Weights.
    One way to evaluate and compare rival but potentially incompatible theories that account for the same set of observations is coherence. In this paper we take the quantitative notion of theory coherence as proposed by [Kwok, et.al. 98] and broaden its foundations. The generalisation will give a measure of the efficacy of a sub–theory as against single theory components. This also gives rise to notions of dependencies and couplings to account for how theory components interact with each other. Secondly (...)
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    Hsing-Chau Tseng, Chi-Hsiang Duan, Hui-Lien Tung & Hsiang-Jui Kung (2010). Modern Business Ethics Research: Concepts, Theories, and Relationships. Journal of Business Ethics 91 (4):587 - 597.
    The main purpose of this study is to explore and map the intellectual structure of business ethics studies during 1997–2006 by analyzing 85,000 cited references of 3,059 articles from three business ethics related journals in SSCI and SCI databases. In this article, co-citation analysis and social network analysis techniques are used to research intellectual structure of the business ethics literature. We are able to identify the important publications and the influential scholars as well as the correlations among these publications by (...)
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    Adrian Wai Kong Cheung (2011). Do Stock Investors Value Corporate Sustainability? Evidence From an Event Study. Journal of Business Ethics 99 (2):145 - 165.
    This paper analyzes the impacts of index inclusions and exclusions on corporate sustainable firms by studying a sample of US stocks that are added to or deleted from the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index over the period 2002-2008. The impacts are measured in terms of stock return, risk and liquidity. We cannot find any strong evidence that announcement per se has any significant impact on stock return and risk. However, on the day of change, index inclusion (exclusion) stocks experience a (...)
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    Millissa F. Y. Cheung, Wei-Ping Wu, Allan K. K. Chan & May M. L. Wong (2009). Supervisor—Subordinate Guanxi and Employee Work Outcomes: The Mediating Role of Job Satisfaction. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 88 (1):77 - 89.
    In this study, we attempt to explain the divergent results found in the relationships between supervisor-subordinate guanxi and employee work outcomes. Specifically, we propose that the relationships between supervisor-subordinate guanxi and participatory management, turnover intentions, and organizational commitment are mediated by job satisfaction. Based on the data collected from a sample of 196 employees of three local manufacturing firms in Zhejiang Province, China, we found that job satisfaction fully mediated the effects of supervisor-subordinate guanxi on participatory management and intentions to (...)
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    Yan Leung Cheung, Weiqiang Tan, Hee-Joon Ahn & Zheng Zhang (2010). Does Corporate Social Responsibility Matter in Asian Emerging Markets? Journal of Business Ethics 92 (3):401 - 413.
    This study addresses the question whether corporate social responsibility (CSR) matters in Asian Emerging Markets. Based on CSR scores compiled by Credit Lyonnais Securities (Asia), we assess the CSR performance of major Asian firms over a period of 3 years, from 2001 to 2004. The results show that there is a positive and significant relation between CSR and market valuation among Asian firms. We further find that CSR is positively related to the market valuation of the subsequent year. More importantly, (...)
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    Alain Verbeke & Vincent Tung (2013). The Future of Stakeholder Management Theory: A Temporal Perspective. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 112 (3):529-543.
    We propose adding a temporal dimension to stakeholder management theory, and assess the implications thereof for firm-level competitive advantage. We argue that a firm’s competitive advantage fundamentally depends on its capacity for stakeholder management related, transformational adaptation over time. Our new temporal stakeholder management approach builds upon insights from both the resource-based view (RBV) in strategic management and institutional theory. Stakeholder agendas and their relative salience to the firm evolve over time, a phenomenon well understood in the literature, and requiring (...)
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    Tak Sing Cheung & Ambrose Yeo-Chi King (2004). Righteousness and Profitableness: The Moral Choices of Contemporary Confucian Entrepreneurs. Journal of Business Ethics 54 (3):243-257.
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    Liviu Florea, Yu Ha Cheung & Neil C. Herndon (2013). For All Good Reasons: Role of Values in Organizational Sustainability. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 114 (3):393-408.
    Management practices are at the heart of most organizations’ sustainability efforts. Despite the importance of values for the design and implementation of such practices, few researchers have analyzed how human values, particularly ethical values, relate to human resource management practices in organizations. The purpose of this conceptual paper is to integrate scholarship on organizational sustainability, human resource practices, and values in delineating how four specific values—altruism, empathy, positive norm of reciprocity, and private self-effacement—support effective human resource practices in organizations. This (...)
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    Chau-kiu Cheung & Andrew Chi-fai Chan (2005). Philosophical Foundations of Eminent Hong Kong Chinese Ceos' Leadership. Journal of Business Ethics 60 (1):47 - 62.
    Because of the importance of Confucian doctrines in shaping ethical business practices under Chinese leadership, revealing the roles of other Chinese ethical doctrines in modern Chinese leadership is informative. A thorough understanding of the ethical foundations of Chinese leadership is necessary for fruitful interaction with Chinese leaders, according to cultural fit theory. The present study illustrates the philosophical foundations of business management, based on dialogues with five eminent corporate executive officers (CEOs). It reveals that the CEOs practice a style of (...)
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    Tobias Cheung (2010). Bodies of Thought. Science, Religion, and the Soul in the Early Enlightenment. Early Science and Medicine 15 (3):313-314.
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    Alex W. H. Chan & Hoi Yan Cheung (2012). Cultural Dimensions, Ethical Sensitivity, and Corporate Governance. Journal of Business Ethics 110 (1):45-59.
    The economic globalization process has integrated different competitive markets and pushes firms in different countries to improve their managerial and operational efficiencies. Given the recent empirical evidence for the benefits to firms and stakeholders of good corporate governance (CG) practice, it is expected that good CG practice would be a common strategy for firms in different countries to meet the increasingly intense competition; however, this is not the case. This study examines the differences in CG practices in firms across different (...)
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    Jan Bryant, John Cash, John Hewitt, Wei Leng Kwok, Danielle Petherbridge, John Rundell & Jeremy Smith (2003). Contingency, Fragility, Difference. Critical Horizons 4 (1):1-5.
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    Tobias Cheung (2006). The Hidden Order of Preformation: Plans, Functions, and Hierarchies in the Organic Systems of Louis Bourguet, Charles Bonnet and Georges Cuvier. Early Science and Medicine 11 (1):11-49.
    In eighteenth-century French natural history, the notion of preformation was not only a model for a small preexisting embryo that gradually extended its shape through the influx of particles, but also for an order that coordinated the dynamic relation between organic parts. Preformation depended therefore also on a hidden order behind the continuity of visible forms. Louis Bourguet, Charles Bonnet, and Georges Cuvier distinguished three organizational levels: First, the synchronic or functional order of organic systems; second, the diachronic order of (...)
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (2008). The Disenchantment of Nonsense: Understanding Wittgenstein's Tractatus. Philosophical Investigations 31 (3):197–226.
    This paper aims to argue against the resolute reading, and offer a correct way of reading Wittgenstein'sTractatus. According to the resolute reading, nonsense can neither say nor show anything. The Tractatus does not advance any theory of meaning, nor does it adopt the notion of using signs in contravention of logical syntax. Its sentences, except a few constituting the frame, are all nonsensical. Its aim is merely to liberate nonsense utterers from nonsense. I argue that these points are either not (...)
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (2004). Showing, Analysis and the Truth-Functionality of Logical Necessity in Wittgenstein's Tractatus. Synthese 139 (1):81 - 105.
    This paper aims to explain how the Tractatus attempts to unify logic by deriving the truth-functionality of logical necessity from the thesis that a proposition shows its sense. I first interpret the Tractarian notion of showing as the displaying of what is intrinsic to an expression (or a symbol). Then I argue that, according to the Tractatus, the thesis that a proposition shows its sense implies the determinacy of sense, the possibility of the complete elimination of non-primitive symbols, the analyticity (...)
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (1999). The Proofs of the Grundgedanke in Wittgenstein's Tractatus. Synthese 120 (3):395-410.
    The Tractatus contains twodifferent proofs of the Grundgedanke, or thenonreferentiality of logical constants. In thispaper, I explicate the first proof in TLP 5.4s andreconstruct the less explicitly stated second proof. My explication of the first proof shows it to beelegant but based on an invalid inference. In myreconstruction of the second proof, the main argumentis that the sign of a logical constant does not denotebecause it possesses the punctuation-mark-nature. Andit possesses the punctuation-mark-nature because,given the analyticity thesis in TLP 5, (...)
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    L. S. Kwok (2005). The White Bull Effect: Abusive Coauthorship and Publication Parasitism. Journal of Medical Ethics 31 (9):554-556.
    Junior researchers can be abused and bullied by unscrupulous senior collaborators. This article describes the profile of a type of serial abuser, the White Bull, who uses his academic seniority to distort authorship credit and who disguises his parasitism with carefully premeditated deception. Further research into the personality traits of such perpetrators is warranted.
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    Tak Sing Cheung & Ambrose Yeo-chi king (2004). Righteousness and Profitableness: The Moral Choices of Contemporary Confucian Entrepreneurs. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 54 (3):245 - 260.
    The present study takes Confucian entrepreneurs as an entry point to portray the dynamics and problems involved in the process of putting moral precepts into practice, a central issue in business ethics. Confucian entrepreneurs are defined as the owners of manufacturing or business firms who harbor the moral values of Confucianism. Other than a brief account of their historical background, 41 subjects from various parts of Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur were selected for in-depth interviews. By (...)
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    Tobias Cheung (2007). Tonische Bewegung, Energie und ratio: Georg Ernst Stahls Agentenmodell des ,,Organismus" und die kategorielle Differenz zwischen Lebendigem und Unlebendigem. Early Science and Medicine 12 (4):337-375.
    This essay focuses on the structure of agency in Georg Ernst Stahl's model of organic order and the role that it plays for the difference between living and non-living beings in the discourses of medicine and natural history around 1700. Stahl calls the order of organic beings an "organism". He characterizes the "organism" through the notions of tonic movement, energy and ratio. The tonic movement is a mechanism of contraction and relaxation of organic units to direct fluids to certain parts (...)
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    Jan Bryant, John Cash, John Hewitt, Wei Leng Kwok, Danielle Petherbridge, John Rundell, Gabriele Schwab & Jeremy Smith (2003). Deleuze/Derrida: The Politics of Territoriality. Critical Horizons 4 (2):147-156.
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    Tobias Cheung (2010). Omnis Fibra Ex Fibra : Fibre Economies in Bonnet's and Diderot's Models of Organic Order. In Early Science and Medicine. Brill 66-104.
    In a long-term transformation, that begins in Antiquity but takes a crucial turn in the Renaissance anatomies, the “fibre” becomes from around 1750 the operative building block and at the same time the first unifying principle of function-structure-complexes of organic bodies. It occupies the role that the cell takes up in the cell œconomies of the second third of the nineteenth century. In this paper, I will first discuss some key notions, technical analogies, and images that are related to “fibre”-concepts (...)
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    Wwl Cheung (2008). The Economics of Post-Doc Publishing. Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 8:41-44.
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (2000). The Tractarian Operation N and Expressive Completeness. Synthese 123 (2):247-261.
    The purpose of this paper is threefold. First, I visit the Fogelin–Geach-dispute, criticizeMiller''s interpretation of the Geachian notationN(x:N(fx)) and conclude that Fogelin''s argumentagainst the expressive completeness of the Tractariansystem of logic is unacceptable and that the adoptionof the Geachian notation N(x:fx) would not violate TLP5.32. Second, I prove that a system of quantificationtheory with finite domains and with N as the solefundamental operation is expressively complete. Lastly, I argue that the Tractarian system is apredicate-eliminated many-sorted theory (withoutidentity) with finite domains (...)
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    William L. Cheung (2008). The Economics of Post-Doc Publishing. Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 8:41-44.
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    Olivia S. Cheung, William G. Hayward & Isabel Gauthier (2009). Dissociating the Effects of Angular Disparity and Image Similarity in Mental Rotation and Object Recognition. Cognition 113 (1):128-133.
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    Tobias Cheung (2004). От протоплазмы до умвельта. Sign Systems Studies 32 (1-2):166-167.
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    D. W. Y. Kwok (1971). Scientism in Chinese Thought, 1900-1950. New York,Biblo and Tannen.
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (2006). The Unity of Language and Logic in Wittgenstein's Tractatus. Philosophical Investigations 29 (1):22–50.
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    Tobias Cheung (2008). Regulating Agents, Functional Interactions, and Stimulus-Reaction-Schemes: The Concept of “Organism” in the Organic System Theories of Stahl, Bordeu, and Barthez. Science in Context 21 (4):495.
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    Sara Konrath & Irene Cheung (2013). The Fuzzy Reality of Perceived Harms. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 36 (1):26-27.
    We review two subjective (mis)perceptions that influence revenge and forgiveness systems. Individual differences predict more (e.g., narcissism) or less (e.g., empathy) revenge, with the opposite pattern for forgiveness. Moreover, differences in victim versus perpetrator perceptions can influence revenge and forgiveness systems, perpetuating never-ending cycles of revenge. These two examples point to the need for theories of revenge and forgiveness to address the role of cognitive and motivational biases in the functionality of such behavioral responses.
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (2013). On Two Versions of 'the Surprise Examination Paradox'. Philosophia 41 (1):159-170.
    In this paper, I consider a popular version of the clever student’s reasoning in the surprise examination case, and demonstrate that a valid argument can be constructed. The valid argument is a reductio ad absurdum with the proposition that the student knows on the morning of the first day that the teacher’s announcement is fulfilled as its reductio. But it would not give rise to any paradox. In the process, I criticize Saul Kripke’s solution and Timothy Williamson’s attack on a (...)
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    Tobias Cheung (2007). Les forces vitales et leur distribution dans la nature. Early Science and Medicine 12 (4):461-462.
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    Tobias Cheung (2009). Diderot's Part. Early Science and Medicine 14 (4):597-598.
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    Tobias Cheung (2004). Protoplasmast omailmani. Sign Systems Studies 32 (1-2):167-167.
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    Leo K. C. Cheung (2014). Meaning, Use and Ostensive Definition in Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations. Philosophical Investigations 37 (4):350-362.
    In this paper, I argue that the restricted claim in §43a of the Philosophical Investigations is that, for a large class of cases of word meanings, the meaning of a word is its use in the language. Although Wittgenstein does not provide any example of words having uses but no meaning as exceptions to the claim, he does hint at exceptions, which are names being defined, or explained, ostensively by pointing to their bearers, in §43b. Names in ostensive definitions, or (...)
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    Tobias Cheung (2009). The Emergence of a Scientific Culture. Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685. Early Science and Medicine 14 (4):559-560.
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    Wing-Keung Lam & Ching-Yuen Cheung (2014). Guest Editors’ Introduction. Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 13 (4):451-452.
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    Tobias Cheung (forthcoming). What is an" Organism"? On the Occurrence of a New Term and Its Conceptual Transformations 1680-1850. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences.
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    Hsing-Chau Tseng, Chi-Hsiang Duan, Hui-Lien Tung & Hsiang-Jui Kung (2010). Retracted Article: Modern Business Ethics Research: Concepts, Theories, and Relationships. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 91 (4):587-597.
    The main purpose of this study is to explore and map the intellectual structure of business ethics studies during 1997–2006 by analyzing 85,000 cited references of 3,059 articles from three business ethics related journals in SSCI and SCI databases. In this article, co-citation analysis and social network analysis techniques are used to research intellectual structure of the business ethics literature. We are able to identify the important publications and the influential scholars as well as the correlations among these publications by (...)
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    A. Baltag, E. C. Banks, L. Boi, G. Bonanno, B. Brogaard, L. K. C. Cheung, D. Costantini, U. Garibaldi, V. Goranko & C. Hitchcock (2004). Armour-Garb, B., 491. Synthese 139 (515).
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    Tobias Cheung (2011). I fari di Halle. Georg Ernst Stahl, Friedrich Hoffmann e la medicina europea del primo Settecento. Early Science and Medicine 16 (2):176-177.
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    Tobias Cheung (2012). Historisches Wörterbuch der Biologie. Geschichte und Theorie der biologischen Grundbegriffe. Early Science and Medicine 17 (3):369-370.
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    Tobias Cheung (2004). From Protoplasm to Umwelt. Sign Systems Studies 32 (1-2):139-166.
    For Uexküll, biology is the science of the organization of living beings. In the context of Entwicklungsmechanik, he refers to Driesch’s and Spemann’s experiments on the development of embryonic germ cells to prove that self-differentiating processes constitute organisms as natural objects. Uexküll focuses on the theory of such self-differentiating processes or organizations. The notion of organization implies for him a “technique of nature” that is capable of structuring organic and inorganic material according to plans and rules. These plans and rules (...)
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    Tobias Cheung (2008). Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière, avec la description du Cabinet du Royna. Early Science and Medicine 13 (5):527-528.
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    Tobias Cheung (2009). Die anthropologische Differenz. Der Geist der Tiere in der frühen Neuzeit bei Montaigne, Descartes und Hume. Early Science and Medicine 14 (4):588-589.
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    Tobias Cheung (2007). Heredity Produced. At the Crossroads of Biology, Politics, and Culture, 1500-1870. Early Science and Medicine 12 (4):463-464.
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    Tobias Cheung (2008). Le Vivant Chez Leibniz. Early Science and Medicine 13 (4):414-415.
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  49. Tobias Cheung (2001). Cuvier Et la Perfection du Parfait'. Revue d'Histoire des Sciences 4:543-553.
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    Yin Ling Cheung (2006). Lexical-Entry Driven Approaches and Predicated-Based Approaches to Unaccusative / Unergative Alternation. Semiotics:365-376.
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