In a business ethics class, you can use that as an example instead of Machiavelli, which provides a way into the concept. Business ethics considered to be the same for businessmen from different countries. The second Business Ethics Week in November 2007 again focused on classroom instruction, discussion and guest speakers in over 90 business classes. Although the primary goal of the company may be to make money, it also recognises that it has a responsibility towards the society in which it operates.
This majority of customers just make a quiet mental note of what a useless business you have, and vow to never go back there, and they usually don’t. The owner cannot escape obligations simply by hiring someone to run the business. The International Business Development Institute 202 is a global non-profit organization that represents 217 nations and all 50 United States.
Often, the consequences that are of greatest interest to ethics are those that are not directly related to the action, but precipitate from the action through a chain of causation. Creating a strategic plan, mission, vision and value statement will serve as a guide and a blueprint for a business.
Many activities that get labelled CSR” don’t in fact have much of a social element to them. The second myth is expressed in an idealized vision of globalization — increasing global connectedness eventually will foster a pervasive global standard of business conduct.
Critics of divestment worry about the effects of divestment on innocent third parties (Donaldson 1989) and about the efficacy of divestment in forcing social change (Teoh, Welch, & Wazzan 1999). Ethics can, and often does, evaluate the actions of the past – and while there may be some value in doing so (to judge and punish wrongdoers), its principle value is as a guide for actions to be taken in the future.