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Managing for Responsibility by Kemi Ogunyemi, Merrill Csuri, Radha R. Sharma

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CHAPTER 7

Ethics in Business

Positive and Negative Practices Exploring the “Rocket Singh” Parable

Kemi Ogunyemi

Introduction

Organizations are made up of human beings and human beings’ deliberate actions always have a moral character (Melé 2012), especially once examined with due regard to their purpose and the circumstances. A lot of harm has been caused to victims all over the world because of low ethical standards of people running businesses (Ogunyemi 2014b) and there is a lot to be done in order to minimize such occurrences in future. This chapter endeavors to unbundle ethical and unethical practices within organizations according to the ways they occur in different organizational functions and within different relationships into which the ...

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