Rights, responsibilities, and respect: A balanced citizenship model for schools of business [Book Review]

Journal of Academic Ethics 5 (1):105-120 (2007)

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Cam Caldwell
Dixie College
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In a world increasingly described as turbulent and chaotic, management scholars have acknowledged the importance of a virtue-based set of criteria to serve as a moral rubric for the stakeholders that an organization serves. Business schools play a unique role in helping their students to understand the ethical issues facing business. Business schools can also model the way for creating a clear statement of values and principles, by creating a bill of rights for business schools that recognizes the importance of rights and responsibilities and articulates the important ethical issues that apply not only to business but to the business school context. Four models for creating a bill of rights in schools of business are presented and a framework of a bill of rights is provided. The advantages of a virtue ethics model for a bill of rights are explained as the most practical approach for business faculty to consider.
Keywords Business schools  Integrity  Organizational cultures
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DOI 10.1007/s10805-007-9041-9
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