Notes – Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

Chapter 1


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2. Larry Colero, A Framework For Universal Principles of Ethics. Available at

3. Joseph W. Weiss, Business Ethics: A Stakeholder and Issues Management Approach (Orlando, FL: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1988), p. 7.

4. Christopher Cowton and Roger Crisp, Business Ethics: Perspective on the Practice Theory (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1998), p. 9.

5. Rituparna Raj, A Study in Business Ethics (Bombay: Himalaya Publishing, 1999), p. 3.

6. Richard T. De George, Business Ethics, 6th ed. (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2005).

7. Norman Bowie, Business Ethics (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1982).

8. See Note 6.

9. Andrew Crane and Dirk Matten, Business Ethics, 2nd ed. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2007).

10. Ibid.

11. Robert F. Drinan, “Globalisation and Corporate Ethics,” 10th J. R. D. Tata Oration on Ethics in Business, Jamshedpur: XLRI, 21 December 2000.

12. Henry Posters, “Importance of Ethics in Business,” August 2003, available at

13. P. Suresh Chander Pal, Chairman’s message. IEEE Madras Section Newsletter, September 2004, available at

14. See Note 11.

15. Susan Key and Samuel J. Popkin, “Integrating Ethics Into the Strategic Management Process: Doing Well by Doing Good,” Management Decision (1998), 36 (5): 331–338.

16. The Advantage, Personnel Management Consulting, Training and Support Newsletter; Walnut Creek, CA: The Management Advantage, Inc., (October 1997), 10 (2), available at

17. Edward S Petry, Amanda E Mujica, and Dianne M Vickery, “Sources and Consequences of Workplace Pressure: Increasing the Risk of Unethical and Illegal Business Practices,” Business and Society Review (1998), 99 (1): 25–30.

18. Van Buren, “Ethical Dilemmas in Business,” 2007, available at,1, Why does business have such a negative image?

19. Jeri Calle, Ethics in Business, 2000, available at

20. Norman Vincent Peale and Kenneth Blanchard, The Power of Ethical Management (New York, NY: William Morrow & Company).

21. C. S. McCoy, Management of Values: The Ethical Difference in Corporate Polity and Performance, (Boston, MA: Ballinger, 1985).

22. C. L. Ramakrishnan, in the unpublished PPT on Business Ethics, LIBA, Rigveda.

23. The Phoenix School of Management, cited by A. C. Fernando in Corporate Governance (Delhi: Pearson Education, 2006).

24. S. M. Dewan, ed., Corporate Governance in Public Sector Enterprise (New Delhi: Pearson-Longman, 2006).

25. Ibid.

26. Arlington Housing Corporation, Code of Ethics, 2007, available at code_of_ethics.pdf

27. Mark Pastin, The Hard Problems of Management: Gaining the Ethical Edge, (San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 1986).