Business Ethics, Social Responsibility and Entrepreneurial Managers

  • Robert D. Hisrich
  • Veland Ramadani
Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)


In this chapter, we will focus on ethical values, standards and beliefs and their implementation in business. Will be discussed the situations with ethical dilemma and how to deal with them. In addition, will be treated the factors that affect an ethical behavior and will be explained the features of moral, amoral and immoral managers. The chapter ends with the discussion of the essence of social responsibility, the pyramid of social responsibility and benefits from action as a socially responsible business.


Business ethics Conventional standards Deontological standards Economic responsibility Ethical responsibility Ethics Legal responsibility Philanthropic responsibility Social responsibility Teleological standards 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert D. Hisrich
    • 1
  • Veland Ramadani
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Business Administration Kent State UniversityKentUSA
  2. 2.Faculty of Business and EconomicsSouth-East European UniversityTetovoMacedonia

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