Business Ethics Research Paper by supercalifragilistic

A discussion of the importance of good business ethics in today's corporate environment.
# 97397 | 1,273 words | 10 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Aug 13, 2007 in Business (Human Resources) , Philosophy (Ethics) , Ethics (General)

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This paper examines the issue of corporate responsibility and the consequences of a lack ethics on today's business environment. The author attempts to define ethics and cites various studies which illustrate which ethical values people hold to be most important. The paper further discusses the intersection of ethics and sales. The author concludes by describing the relationship between ownership of values and ethical behavior.

Defining Ethics
Finding the Connection of Ethics and Performance
Alleviating Ethical Meltdowns

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Behrman, D., & Perreault, W. (1982). Measuring the performance of industrial salespersons. Journal of Business Research, 10, 35-70.
  • Economist (2006) - Virtual Champions. Economist Magazine. Downloaded from the Internet on April 23, 2007 from:
  • Josephson, M. (2001) - Making ethical decisions. Josephson Institute of Ethics. Marina del Rey, CA. Retrieved April 23, 2007 from the World Wide Web:
  • Institute for Global Ethics (1996) - Global value, moral boundaries: A pilot survey. Camden, ME. Retrieved April 23, 2007 from the World Wide Web:
  • Izzo (2000) - Cognitive moral development and real estate practitioners. Journal of Real Estate Research, 20, 119-142.

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