CHAPTER 17

Future of Ethics Education in Management Curricula

Emeka Enwere and Uchenna Uzo

In light of the recent global economic meltdown and the actions that led to it, a lot questions are being asked. More and more people have lent their voice to the few who have for a while been questioning the value graduates of business schools bring to the business world. It is quite glaring that ethics as being taught in most business schools has failed to change the general attitude of managers in mainstream business. Shareholder maximization at all cost still holds sway and is yet to be tempered by the tenets of ethics. Educators of business and management continue to overemphasize profit maximization as the goal of business (Ghoshal Birkinshaw, and ...

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