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    Environmental Ethics and Information Asymmetry Among Organizational Stakeholders.Subodh P. Kulkarni - 2000 - Journal of Business Ethics 28 (4):215 - 228.
    This paper addresses the conflicting environmental interests of a firm and the community, an important stakeholder. The short-term profit maximization objective of a firm may stand in contrast with what the community wants – a "safe and clean environment". This paper argues that the information regarding the environmental impact of a firm's products, processes, and waste may be asymmetrically distributed between the firm and the community. The resultant information asymmetry may influence the probability of a firm acting opportunistically, and ultimately, (...)
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    “Justice as Freedom”: Do We Have a New Approach to a Firm’s Enterprise Strategy?Subodh P. Kulkarni - 2009 - Business and Professional Ethics Journal 28 (1-4):3-26.
    A firm’s enterprise strategy denotes what a firm stands for. Despite its importance, there has been little research on this topic. Furthermore, the theoretical bases underlying the existing approaches to enterprise strategy suffer from several limitations. In view of these shortcomings, this paper invokes Amartya Sen’s Capabilities Approach (SCA) and its notion of “justice as freedom” as a normative foundation of enterprise strategy. Toward this end, it integrates different streams in the stakeholder theory/business ethics and economics literature. It focuses on (...)
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