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Ethics at work

Author: Barbara Goodwin
Publisher: Dordrecht, Netherlands ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers ; Norwell, MA : Sold and distributed in NOrth, Central and South America by Kluwer Academie Publishers, ©2000.
Series: Issues in business ethics, v. 16.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What would tempt you to whistleblow? Do Codes of Conduct make organisations ethical? How do people react to taking the blame for others? This book answers such questions, drawing on the views of employees in eight large organisations." "This study will interest practitioners in business, the public sector and NGOs, especially human resource professionals, as well as philosophers and business ethicists."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Goodwin
ISBN: 0792366492 9780792366492 1402003633 9781402003639
OCLC Number: 45002227
Description: 251 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Moral Questions --
2. Ethos or Code? --
3. Personal Morality at Work --
4. Topical Ethical Questions --
5. Responsibility at Work --
6. The Moral Organisation.
Series Title: Issues in business ethics, v. 16.
Responsibility: by Barbara Goodwin.

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One finding is the `whited sepulchre phenomenon': an organisation which presents a squeaky-clean image to the world but has intrinsic failings which cause moral dilemmas for staff. It finds that,  Read more...

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