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    Corporate Ethics Practices in the Mid-1990's: An Empirical Study of the Fortune 1000. [REVIEW]Gary R. Weaver, Linda Klebe Treviño & Philip L. Cochran - 1999 - Journal of Business Ethics 18 (3):283 - 294.
    This empirical study of Fortune 1000 firms assesses the degree to which those firms have adopted various practices associated with corporate ethics programs. The study examines the following aspects of formalized corporate ethics activity: ethics-oriented policy statements; formalization of management responsibilities for ethics; free-standing ethics offices; ethics and compliance telephone reporting/advice systems; top management and departmental involvement in ethics activities; usage of ethics training and other ethics awareness activities; investigatory functions; and evaluation of ethics program activities. Results show a high (...)
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    Constructing a Web Effects of Power and Social Responsiveness on Firm-Stakeholder Relationships.Stephanie A. Welcomer, Philip L. Cochran, Gordon Rands & Mark Haggerty - 2003 - Business and Society 42 (1):43-82.
    In this single industry study, the authors examine relationships between forest products companies in Maine and their stakeholders. The research question, why do firms work with stakeholders, is examined from both instrumental and normative perspectives. Specifically, it is hypothesized that stakeholder power and corporate social responsiveness affect the degree to which firms have working relationships with stakeholders. The study found support for the impact of the firm’s perception of stakeholder power on the strength of its relationships with stakeholders. Most notably, (...)
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    Research and Teaching of Benefit Corporations.Nancy B. Kurland, Norm Bishara, Philip L. Cochran, Barrie Litzky, Ian D. MacFarlane & Florencio Portocarrero - 2017 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 28:142-145.
    In this symposium, panelists presented research on benefit corporations and certified b corps. In the last decade, new incorporation laws have emerged in several states that explicitly allow firms to pursue both social purpose and profit. Panelists presented an overview of alternative incorporation statutes, evaluated the degree to which companies are externally accountable, and hold themselves internally accountable, to a broader social purpose. The panel also discussed strategies for teaching about certified b corps in the classroom. Finally, the plenary discussion (...)
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    Corporate Welfare.Jack M. Stevens, Gordon P. Rands & Philip L. Cochran - 1995 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 6:585-595.
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    Codes of Ethics.Gary R. Weaver & Philip L. Cochran - 1993 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 4:549-559.
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    Ethics Governance and Organization Theory.Gary R. Weaver & Philip L. Cochran - 1993 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 4:537-548.
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    Business and Society in Transition.Donna J. Wood & Philip L. Cochran - 1992 - Business and Society 31 (1):1-7.