Journal of Business Ethics 3 (2):139 - 142 (1984)

Abstract
Corporations have not sufficiently yielded to social pressures for humanitarian reforms. To make such reforms requires that management give up some control. Giving up control contradicts traditional managerial philosophy. The bureaucratic structure of corporations gives management the power to virtually eliminate most social influences. An alternative to the bureaucratic corporation is a shared ownership corporation where investors, management, and low ranking employees all own the corporation. This alternative balances the power by giving all participants in the corporation power to influence policy. Without this redistribution of power, or something like it, any hope for significant humanitarian reforms is vain.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1007/BF02388815
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 59,864
External links

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.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Rationality, Morality and Joel Bakan's the Corporation.Michael Haynes - 2007 - International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics 3 (1):1-18.
Power and Values in Corporate Life.David R. Hiley - 1987 - Journal of Business Ethics 6 (5):343 - 353.
Sharing Management: Three Ethical Scenarios. [REVIEW]Cyril Dwiggins - 1986 - Journal of Business Ethics 5 (3):213 - 218.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
17 ( #600,788 of 2,433,058 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #463,753 of 2,433,058 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes