A convention theory approach to corporate morality


Haigh, Matthew (2007) A convention theory approach to corporate morality Philosophy for Business, 37

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Editor's note. Dr Matthew Haigh from the University of Southampton School of Management raises an issue which is of concern not only to business ethics but to moral philosophy in general: the conditions under which a company, as opposed to an individual can make ethical decisions and behave as a morally responsible entity. This involves considerations of the nature of practical moral argumentation as well as recognizing the crucial role of leadership and corporate culture. The key to a solution consists in the way that individuals in a company are collectively involved in developing an ethical stance and modifying that stance in response to perceived inconsistencies in an ongoing reflexive process of self-criticism.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1529-2835 (print)
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
ePrint ID: 47164
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April 2007Published
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 18:30
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/47164

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