Corporate moral agency: A case from literature

Journal of Business Ethics 13 (2):155 - 156 (1994)
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Abstract

I analyze a well-known and moving passage from John Steinbeck''s novelThe Grapes of Wrath. This passage provides an excellent illustration of one of the central questions about corporate moral agency: Is corporate moral agency anything over and above the agency of individual human beings? The passage in question is a debate about whether or not the actions of a particular company are anything over and above the actions of individual human beings.

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Thomas L. Carson
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