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    A Critique of Service Learning Projects in Management Education: Pedagogical Foundations, Barriers, and Guidelines. [REVIEW]Thomas A. Kolenko, Gayle Porter, Walt Wheatley & Marvelle Colby - 1996 - Journal of Business Ethics 15 (1):133 - 142.
    This critique of nine service learning projects within schools of business is designed to encourage other educational institutions to add service learning requirements into business ethics and leadership courses. It champions the role of the faculty member teaching these courses while at the same time offering constructive analysis on pedagogy, a review of curriculum issues, identification of barriers to service learning, and guidelines for teaching service learning ventures. Challenges to all faculty involved in business ethics courses are made to better (...)
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    Work Ethic and Ethical Work: Distortions in the American Dream. [REVIEW]Gayle Porter - 2010 - Journal of Business Ethics 96 (4):535 - 550.
    Economic progress in the United States has been attributed to the successful combination of two social structures — capitalism as an economic system and democracy as a political system. At the heart of this interaction is a particular work ethic in which hard work is considered the path to both immediate and future rewards. This article examines the evolution of work ethic in the United States, as well as the returns experienced through various adaptations in the country's history. From this (...)
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    Will the Collapse of the American Dream Lead to a Decline in Ethical Business Behavior.Gayle Porter - 1998 - Journal of Business Ethics 17 (15):1669-1678.
    This study compares employee attitudes to their reports of whether they consider their socio-economic status to be higher, the same, or lower than that of their parents. The premise of the research was based on the apparent deterioration of the expectation that each generation will live in greater economic comfort than their parents, referred to as a vital component of the American dream. Where this pattern of socio-economic progress has been interrupted, it may relate to certain attitudes. These attitudes, in (...)
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