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Corporate Responsibility and Its Constituents

Kenneth E. Goodpaster

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Ethics

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780195307955
Published online January 2010 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195307955.003.0006

Series: Oxford Handbooks

 Corporate Responsibility and Its Constituents

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This article examines corporate responsibility, an issue that has attracted a great deal of attention in recent years. It explains that corporate responsibility can be seen in terms of relationships to various specific stakeholders and the morality of those relationships is certainly an important part of business ethics. It evaluates stockholder and stakeholder views of corporate responsibility and suggests that both views are inadequate and in need of supplementation by a comprehensive moral thinking that makes for a better model of corporate responsibility.

Keywords: corporate responsibility; stakeholders; business ethics; stockholder; moral thinking

Article.  14600 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy ; Social and Political Philosophy

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