Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 79, Issue 1–2, pp 1–8 | Cite as

Does East Meet West in Business Ethics: An Introduction to the Special Issue

  • Gabriel D. Donleavy
  • Kit-Chun Joanna LamEmail author
  • Simon S. M. Ho


This article introduces and summarizes selected papers from the first World Business Ethics Forum held in Hong Kong and Macau in November 2006, co-hosted by the Hong Kong Baptist University and by the University of Macau. Business Ethics in the East remain distinct from those in the West, but the distinctions are becoming less pronounced and the ethical traffic flows both ways.


asian values bribery business ethics China corruption CSR ethical frameworks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriel D. Donleavy
    • 1
  • Kit-Chun Joanna Lam
    • 2
    Email author
  • Simon S. M. Ho
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Business AdministrationUniversity of MacauTaipaChina
  2. 2.School of BusinessHong Kong Baptist University, The Wing Lung Bank Building for Business StudiesHong KongChina

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