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    Three Approaches to Teaching Business Ethics.G. J. Rossouw - 2002 - Teaching Business Ethics 6 (4):411-433.
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    A Role for Business Ethics in Facilitating Trustworthiness.N. F. Bews & G. J. Rossouw - 2002 - Journal of Business Ethics 39 (4):377 - 390.
    The relationship between ethics and trust is ambiguous as ethics can promote trust, whilst trust can simultaneously be abused resulting in unethical behaviour. In this contribution to the debate on trust and ethics the focus is specifically on the role that ethics can play in facilitating trustworthiness. The article starts with a definition of the concept trustworthiness. It then reports on an empirical longitudinal study on trustworthiness that was conducted in a South African company in the insurance industry. The facilitators (...)
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  3. Rational Interaction for Moral Sensitivity: A Postmodern Approach to Moral Decision-Making in Business. [REVIEW]G. J. Rossouw - 1994 - Journal of Business Ethics 13 (1):11 - 20.
    Moral dissensus is a distinct feature of our time. This is not only true of our post-modern culture in general, but also of business culture specifically. In this paper I start by explaining how modernist rationality has produced moral dissensus without offering any hope of bringing an end to it in the foreseeable future. Opting for a form of post-modernist rationality as the only viable way of dealing with moral dissensus, I then make an analysis of a number of ways (...)
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  4. Business Ethics in South Africa.G. J. Rossouw - 1997 - Journal of Business Ethics 16 (14):1539-1547.
    In this paper an assessment will be made of the state of Business Ethics as an academic discipline as well as on the extent to which theory on Business Ethics has been translated into practice within the South African society. First the way in which Business Ethics is defined will be examined. Then the issues within the field of Business Ethics that is considered to be most important will be addressed, as well as the reasons why it is believed to (...)
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    Business is Not Just War. Transferring the Principle of Double Effect From War to Business.G. J. Rossouw - 2003 - South African Journal of Philosophy 22 (3):236-246.
    In this article the validity of transferring the Principle of Double Effect from the just war tradition to the domain of business is critically reviewed. If a case can be built for sufficient analogies between war and business, the principle of double effect can legitimately be transferred from war to business. If, on the other hand it can be shown that there are aspects in which business differs substantially from just war, then the transfer to business of a principle developed (...)
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    Business Ethics in Developing Countries.G. J. Rossouw - 1994 - Business Ethics Quarterly 4 (1):43-51.
    Underlying this paper is the conviction that it is of utmost importance that business ethics should indeed become an integral part of business culture in all, and therefore also in developing countries. It is not to be denied that business ethics has to a much larger extent become part of the business culture in developed countries than in developing countries. In this paper, I first of all wish to provide an explanation for the fact that business ethics is fighting an (...)
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  7. Corporate Governance in South Africa.G. J. Rossouw, A. van der Watt & D. P. Malan Rossouw - 2002 - Journal of Business Ethics 37 (3):289 - 302.
    The King Report on Corporate Governance (1994) evoked unprecedented interest in corporate governance in South Africa. This does not mean that corporate governance was not an issue of concern before the release of this historical report. To the contrary, corporate governance in its broader sense has been at stake since the inception of the first publicly owned companies in South Africa. This article intends to give an overview of corporate governance in South Africa. It starts by making a distinction between (...)
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    Global Business Ethical Perspectives on Capitalism, Finance and Corporate Responsibility: The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. [REVIEW]G. J. Rossouw - 2012 - Asian Journal of Business Ethics 1 (1):63-72.
    A global survey of Business Ethics as a field of teaching and research was launched in the second half of 2008. The launch of this survey coincided with the global financial meltdown that was triggered by the subprime crisis in the USA. As part of the global survey of Business Ethics, respondents from nine world regions were requested to provide information on the current focus of research in the field of Business Ethics in their respective countries. They were also asked (...)
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    Corporate Governance in South Africa.G. J. Rossouw, A. Van der Watt & D. P. Malan - 2002 - Journal of Business Ethics 37 (3):289 - 302.
    The King Report on Corporate Governance (1994) evoked unprecedented interest in corporate governance in South Africa. This does not mean that corporate governance was not an issue of concern before the release of this historical report. To the contrary, corporate governance in its broader sense has been at stake since the inception of the first publicly owned companies in South Africa. This article intends to give an overview of corporate governance in South Africa. It starts by making a distinction between (...)
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  10. Defining and Understanding Fraud.G. J. Rossouw - 2000 - Business Ethics Quarterly 10 (4):885-895.
    The detrimental impact of fraud on organisations, the economy, and society makes the fight against it imperative. The objective of this article is to show that a proper understanding of the phenomenon of fraud is required in order to be able to undermine it. Such an understanding required firstly a sufficient definition of fraud that can distinguish it clearly from the related phenomenon of corruption. Secondly, a theoretical framework for understanding and explaining fraud is needed. After providing both such a (...)
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    The State of Business Ethics as Field of Teaching, Training and Research in Sub-Saharan Africa.G. J. Rossouw - 2011 - African Journal of Business Ethics 5 (2):96.
    This article provides a comparative summary of the findings of the survey of Business Ethics as field of Teaching, Training and Research across the four sub-regions in Sub-Saharan Africa (Western Africa, Southern Africa, Eastern Africa and Francophone Africa). The article commences with a discussion on the terminology that is used to refer to Business and Economic Ethics in Sub-Saharan Africa. It then provides an overview of the prevalence and distribution of Business Ethics as field of Teaching, Training and Research in (...)
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    The Sub-Sahara African Survey of Business Ethics as Field of Teaching, Training and Research.G. J. Rossouw Rossouw - 2011 - African Journal of Business Ethics 5 (2):61.
  13. Stakeholder Engagement by South African Businesses: Identification and Prioritization of Stakeholders.J. C. Mwangi, L. J. van Vuuren & G. J. Rossouw - 2005 - African Journal of Business Ethics 1 (1):39.
    The term "stakeholder engagement" has gained increasing prominence over the last few years. This prominence is fueled by a range of issues such as an increased dissatisfaction with business's focus on stockholder/shareholder interests and the demands for greater transparency from business following major business scandals. A perceived response to this issue in South Africa has been the inclusion of guidelines on stakeholder engagement in the King II Report on Corporate Governance. Despite this growing interest, there has not been clarity on (...)
     
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  14. Stakeholder Engagement by South African Businesses: Identification and Prioritization of Stakeholders.J. C. Mwangi, L. J. Vuuren & G. J. Rossouw - 2005 - African Journal of Business Ethics 1 (1):39.
    The term "stakeholder engagement" has gained increasing prominence over the last few years. This prominence is fueled by a range of issues such as an increased dissatisfaction with business's focus on stockholder/shareholder interests and the demands for greater transparency from business following major business scandals. A perceived response to this issue in South Africa has been the inclusion of guidelines on stakeholder engagement in the King II Report on Corporate Governance. Despite this growing interest, there has not been clarity on (...)
     
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    Balancing Corporate and Social Interests: Corporate Governance Theory and Practice.G. J. Rossouw - 2008 - African Journal of Business Ethics 3 (1):28.
  16. Corporate Governance and Trust in Business: A Matter of Balance.G. J. Rossouw - 2005 - African Journal of Business Ethics 1 (1):1.
    The recent prominence of corporate governance was sparked by a decline in trust in business that followed on some spectacular corporate scandals. There is an expectation that adherence to the standards of good corporate governance can restore trust in business. This article examines the link between corporate governance and trust and finds that at least theoretically there is a positive correlation between corporate governance and trust in business. It is however argued that not any form or model of corporate governance (...)
     
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    Internal Corporate Governance and Personal Trust.G. J. Rossouw - 2009 - African Journal of Business Ethics 4 (1).
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  18. L'athéisme est-il essentiel au marxisme?G. J. Rossouw - 1990 - South African Journal of Philosophy 9 (2):110-115.
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    Theology in a Postmodern Culture: Ten Challenges.G. J. Rossouw - 1993 - Hts Theological Studies 49 (4).
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