Does Business Ethics Make Economic Sense?
I begin not with the need for business ethics, but at the other end—the idea many people have that there is no need for such ethics. That conviction is quite widespread among practitioners of economics, though it is more often taken for granted implicitly rather than asserted explicitly. We must understand better what the conviction rests on and why it may be mistaken.
KeywordsBusiness Ethic Public Good Profit Maximization Moral Sentiment Economic Sense
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