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Author Mika, Anna.

Title Importance of Codes of Ethics : Examination of the Need of Business Ethics and the Efficient Usage of Codes of Ethics for Good Corporate Governance
Published Hamburg : Diplomica Verlag, 2012
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Contents The Importance of Codes of Ethics. Examination of the Need of Business Ethics and the Efficient Usage of Codes of Ethics for Good Corporate Governance ; Abbreviations ; Table of Content ; I. Introduction ; I.1 Motivation ; I.2 Issues ; I.3 Structure ; II. Business ethics and codes of ethics ; II. 1 The philosophy of ethics ; II. 2 The evolution of business ethics ; II. 3 History of business ethics ; II. 4 Business ethics and codes of ethics ; II. 5 Business ethics and its forms and definitions ; II. 6 Business ethics and globalisation
III. 1.8 Evidence by reference in to public media and NGOs III. 1.9 Critique on business ethics ; III. 1.10 Economical and reputational gain of business ethics ; III. 1.11 Measurement of the impact of business ethics ; III. 1.12 Conclusion of hypothesis I ; III. 2 Hypothesis II: The efficient usage of codes of ethics can improve Corporate Governance ; III. 2.1 Definition and development of codes of ethics ; III. 2.2 Various types of codes of ethics ; III. 2.3 Motives for the implementation of codes of ethics ; III. 2.4 Implementation and effectiveness of codes of ethics
III. 2.5 Benefits of codes of ethics III. 2.6 Critique on codes of ethics ; III. 2.7 Future outlook for codes of ethics ; III. 2.8 Conclusion for hypothesis II ; IV. Conclusion ; V. References
III. Examination of the need of business ethics and the efficient usage of codes of ethics III. 1 Hypothesis I: There is a need for business ethics ; III. 1.1 Evidence in reference to philosophy ; III. 1.2 Evidence in reference to Adam Smith and modern capitalism ; III. 1.3 Evidence in reference to the industrialisation ; III. 1.4 Evidence in reference to the principal-agent-theory and opportunism ; III. 1.5 Evidence in reference to the globalisation and increase of MNEs ; III. 1.6 Evidence in reference to cultural and legislative influence ; III. 1.7 Evidence in reference to customer power
Summary Hauptbeschreibung The purpose of this paper is to analyse the importance of ethics in today's business. The concept of business ethics, which has been debated since the beginnings of trade, seems to be an oxymoron and the attention this controversial topic drew increased strongly in the last years. The changing relationships between the legislative role of governments and the regulations by businesses emphasize the important role of enterprises in the global economy. In this paper, the change in business ethics and their main impacts will be discussed as well as the influence of code
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