Corporate Citizenship, Contractarianism and Ethical Theory: On Philosophical Foundations of Business Ethics

Ashgate Pub. Company (2008)

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Christoph Luetge
Technische Universität München
Tatjana Schönwälder-Kuntze
Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München
Sally J. Scholz
Villanova University
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This study provides a representation of the broad spectrum of theoretical work on topics related to business ethics, with a particular focus on corporate citizenship. It considers relations of business and society alongside social responsibility and moves on to examine the historical and systemic foundations of business ethics, focusing on the concepts of social and ethical responsibilities. The contributors explore established theories and concepts and their impact on moral behaviour. Together, the contributions offer varied philosophical theories in approaches to business ethics. The book will be a valuable resource for academics and researchers with an interest in the theoretical development of business ethics. Reviews: 'The rapidly expanding business ethics field is often populated by thinly theorised work. This book is a welcome exception. It is also distinctive in that it embraces a clear macro perspective whereas much of the debate is rather stuck at the level of the individual or the organisation. As such the book has a distinctively European flavour and should be considered as an intellectually stimulating collection offering original perspectives on business ethics.' Laura J. Spence, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK 'This book makes an important contribution to our knowledge and understanding of corporations especially in the areas of corporate citizenship and responsibility as well as ethics and economic ethics. In addition the relationship of these areas with the social contract is well argued.' Australian Journal of Corporate Law
Keywords Business ethics  Corporate governance  Social responsibility of business  Citizenship Moral and ethical aspects  Contractarianism (Ethics
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Call number HF5387.C6677 2008
ISBN(s) 9780754673835
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