Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

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Codes of Conduct

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7883-6_81-1

Abstract

Codes of conduct are self regulated rules adopted by people or organizations. All types of associations and organizations today have professional codes of conduct to avoid negative behaviors and to improve quality practices.

Keywords

Accountability Best practices Business ethics Corporate social responsibility Ethical code Professional guide Sustainable development 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Journalism and Mass CommunicationAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece