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    Technology, workplace privacy and personhood.William S. Brown - 1996 - Journal of Business Ethics 15 (11):1237 - 1248.
    This paper traces the intellectual development of the workplace privacy construct in the course of American thinking. The role of technological development in this process is examined, particularly in regard to the information gathering/dissemination dilemmas faced by employers and employees alike. The paper concludes with some preliminary considerations toward a theory of workplace privacy.
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    Ontological security, existential anxiety and workplace privacy.William S. Brown - 2000 - Journal of Business Ethics 23 (1):61 - 65.
    The relationship of workers to management has traditionally been one of control. However, the introduction of increasingly sophisticated technology as a means of supervision in the modern workplace has dramatically altered the contours of this relationship, giving workers much less privacy and making workers much more visible than previously possible. The purpose of this paper is to examine the current state of technological control of workers and how it has altered the relationship of worker to organization, through the impact upon (...)
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    Corporate ethics initiatives as change management: lessons from complexity/chaos theory.William S. Brown - 2008 - International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy 3 (1):82.
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    Ethics and the Business of children's public television programming.William S. Brown - 2002 - Teaching Business Ethics 6 (1):73-81.
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    The New Employment Contract and the “At Risk” Worker.William S. Brown - 2005 - Journal of Business Ethics 58 (1-3):195-201.
    Employees of large blue chip corporations in the 1950s through the mid-1960s demonstrated great loyalty to their employers. In return, those employers provided cradle to grave job security and benefits for their workers. During the 1980s, however, this social contract between employees and employers seems to have undergone a change. The norms of the organization man of the earlier period passed from use and a new normative framework seems to have developed. The norm of loyalty on the part of both (...)
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    Business ethics in transitional economies: Introduction. [REVIEW]William S. Brown, Douglas McCabe & Patrick Primeaux - 2003 - Journal of Business Ethics 47 (4):295 - 297.
    This paper introduces the special issue of papers selected from those presented at the International Conference on Business Ethics in Transitional Economies, held March 20–22, 2002 in Celakovice and Prague, Czech Republic. A brief background on the conference is given, and a summary of the papers offered in this special issue is provided.
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