Encyclopedia of Business and Professional Ethics

Living Edition
| Editors: Deborah C Poff, Alex C. Michalos

Anti-corruption Education

  • Peter HardiEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23514-1_134-1

Synonyms

Introduction: The Context of ACE

ACE is a subset of business ethics education (BEE). Most of the issues discussed under that entry form the base of ACE as a specific, applied field of BEE. Almost all the dilemmas educators face in the field of BEE pertain to AC educators. The central dilemma is whether to follow a value-based education or an instrumentalist approach. Thus ACE can also rely predominantly on the application of moral philosophy with value judgments or on the application of legal and compliance driven governance theory with utility calculations. The moral approach refers to a philosophical framework or a religion or social norms; the instrumental approach refers to rational calculation of benefits.

In the context of a moral philosophycentered ACE, corruption is defined as inherently bad and immoral and the individuals and the firms are positioned as moral agents. The applied moral philosophy can be universalist or...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Central European UniversityBudapestHungary