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Revisiting ethics in strategic management

MCMANUS, John (2011) Revisiting ethics in strategic management. Corporate Governance, 11 (2). pp. 214-223. ISSN 1472-0701

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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the challenges faced by corporations in incorporating ethics into their strategic management processes.

Design/methodological approach – The research is based on a survey of the issues and the literature published in Europe, North America and Asia.

Findings – Findings indicate a definite gap between the implementation of strategy and the moral and ethical obligations of corporations. Given the decline in business ethics and recent corporate scandals it is proposed that ethics be brought back to the forefront of strategic management and integrated into the strategic management process.

Research limitations/implications – The paper serves as a instrument for debate and future research in that the ethical issues faced by corporations will continue to gather momentum as will the issues faced by traditional strategists.

Originality/value – This paper allows researchers and practitioners to gain an understanding of the issues and shortcomings in strategy and ethical integration, which allows for future research.

Emerald Outstanding paper Awards, 2012. Winner of the Best Paper award in its class: Corporate Governance.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Emerald Outstanding paper Awards, 2012. Winner of the Best Paper award in its class: Corporate Governance.
Subjects: N100 Business studies
N200 Management studies
V500 Philosophy
Faculty: Previous Faculty of Business, Education and Law > Business
Depositing User: John MCMANUS
Date Deposited: 08 May 2013 09:48
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2023 13:38
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