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Corporate ethics and corporate governance

Author: Walther Ch Zimmerli; Klaus Richter; Markus Holzinger
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Corporations are under fire. Hardly a day goes by that executive conduct doesn't appear as a topic or, more accurately, as a problem in the media. This leads to increased public pressure on corporations, many of whom are reacting and publicly assuming their corporate responsibility. This book represents an introduction to and overview of the diverse aspects of the ethical challenges confronting companies today. It  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walther Ch Zimmerli; Klaus Richter; Markus Holzinger
ISBN: 9783540708179 3540708170
OCLC Number: 144228512
Description: vii, 332 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction to ethics / Robert C. Solomon --
Business ethics / Walther Ch. Zimmerli and Michael S. Asslander --
Habits of the heart in US-American and German corporate culture / Bettina Palazzo --
The importance of leadership in shaping business values / Joanne B. Ciulla --
The servant as leader / Robert Greenleaf --
The structure of moral leadership / James MacGregor Burns --
Why work? / Joanne B. Ciulla --
Organizational integrity --
understanding the dimensions of ethical and unethical behavior in corporations / Guido Palazzo --
Enron --
pride comes before the fall / Alejo Sison --
Andersen : no fairy tale ending / Alejo Sison --
How to discover and avoid corruption in companies / Caspar von Hauenschild --
The path to corporate responsibility / Simon Zadek --
The social responsibility of business is to increase its profits / Milton Friedman --
Pan-European approach : a conceptual framework for understanding CSR / Dirk Matten and Jeremy Moon --
Corporate social responsibility at Volkswagen Group / Reinhold Kopp and Klaus Richter --
Historical responsibility : corporate forms of remembrance of national socialist forced labour at the Volkswagen plant / Manfred Grieger --
Cross-cultural sensitivities in developing corporate ethical strategies and practices / Terence Jackson --
Transnational actors and world politics / Thomas Risse --
The UN global compact : the challenge and the promise / Oliver F. Williams --
Global public rules and citizenship rights : a new responsibility of private business firms? / Andreas G. Scherer, Guido Palazzo and Dorothee Baumann.
Responsibility: Walther Ch. Zimmerli, Klaus Richter, Markus Holzinger (editors).
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