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Ethical business in Britain

Kathryn Vagneur

Ethical business in Britain

recommendations for improving organisational practice : a report on systematic ways to influence ethical standards in organisations

by Kathryn Vagneur

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Published by London Society of Chartered Accountants in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

"... sponsored by the London Society of CharteredAccountants".

Statement[authors, Kathryn Vagneur and Sheila Evers].
ContributionsEvers, S. M., London Society of Chartered Accountants.
The Physical Object
Pagination19p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14854673M

  Explain how religion informs ethical business practice around the world; Business ethics guides people to practice commerce professionally and honestly and in a way that permits as many as possible to flourish. However, as we have seen, the ethical standards by which business is conducted can vary depending on culture and time.   Ethics have to be followed from the start and pursued vigorously across your business, otherwise you will find yourself chasing problems down. A carefully built reputation is founded on customers’ perceptions of you as ‘good people to deal with’, beliefs that depend on your reliability, product or service quality, fairness, openness.

This chapter explores the theory and practice of ethical behaviour in 20th century British business. After outlining the scope of business ethics, long-run patterns of ethical behaviour are traced via proxies of unethical behaviour in business. Much of the rest of the chapter investigates the sources of ethical business behaviour and the means by which debate and prescription were translated. In a world disillusioned with globalisation, the importance of business ethics is greater than ever. Business needs to be truly acting in a way which goes beyond purely profit-based motivations, towards a model which works for everyone – what we call the Triple Bottom Line: People, Planet, Profit.

For one-semester, sophomore/senior-level courses in Business Ethics, Corporate Responsibility, and Business and Society. This book presents a comprehensive anthology of readings, legal perspectives, and cases in ethics in business. This edition focuses on providing and explaining the tools needed to deal with ethical dilemmas in business/5(5).   Many ethical business practices are related to how employees within a company are hired, treated, and promoted. This often includes policies that discourage discrimination, attempt to avoid issues regarding fraternization between different levels of employees, and seek to find fair ways to settle conflict within the practices also often include ensuring employees are given.


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