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22.02.2021 | Editorial

Reconnecting to the Social in Business Ethics

verfasst von: Gazi Islam, Michelle Greenwood

Erschienen in: Journal of Business Ethics | Ausgabe 1/2021

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In their previous reflections on the scope of Journal of Business Ethics, Greenwood and Freeman ( 2017) noted the need for a double movement at the journal—one toward focusing specifically on ethics as a connecting thread across the journal and one towards broadening the scope of ethics across disciplinary and paradigmatic communities. This dual concern over focus and breadth reflects a tension, as old as the field itself, deriving from the observation that ethics is both ubiquitous and yet difficult to grasp in any one specific part of social activity. Reflected in the construction of business ethics programs and curricula, as well as in delimiting business ethics as a field of scholarship, situating business ethics in the world while retaining its unique vantage point upon the world is a defining feature and a core challenge of our field. …
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Within business ethics, an ongoing debate about the separation between what is referred to as descriptive theory and normative theory has played out in the context of stakeholder theory. Despite these writings being historical (e.g., Donaldson and Preston 1995; Freeman 1999), this debate is ongoing and relevant to our position here.
 
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Metadaten
Titel
Reconnecting to the Social in Business Ethics
verfasst von
Gazi Islam
Michelle Greenwood
Publikationsdatum
22.02.2021
Verlag
Springer Netherlands
Erschienen in
Journal of Business Ethics / Ausgabe 1/2021
Print ISSN: 0167-4544
Elektronische ISSN: 1573-0697
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-021-04775-7

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