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Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Practice in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Sampling from Thailand and Hong Kong

  • David Bevan
  • Robert Annop Wynne
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Part of the The International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics Book Series book series (ISBEE, volume 2)

Abstract

This chapter opens with a short foreword in which the constitution of global business ethics is summarised as the basis for subsequent discussion. Our focus is business ethics in small to medium sized firms. Our principle contribution to this book will be the voices of a small sample of respondents in Thailand and Hong Kong drawn from qualitative research in those regions of Asia. We shall indicate some possible interpretations from these voices but any new knowledge will arise in the dialogue of the text and each reader reacting to these voices and drawing their own inferences. With the exception of work now being done by scholars in Thailand and Hong Kong (See, for example, the work of Richard Welford and others), very little evidence of such other voices ever comes to our attention. In doing so we aspire to contribute to the understanding of business ethics in the proportionally misrepresented context of small business in Asia.

Keywords

Corporate Social Responsibility Business Ethic Corporate Social Responsibility Practice Shipping Company Corporate Benefit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Research into Sustainability, Royal Holloway University of LondonEghamUK
  2. 2.Diethelm Events Inc.BangkokThailand

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