Moral Issues in Globalization

Carol C. Gould

in The Oxford Handbook of Business Ethics

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780195307955
Published online January 2010 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks

 Moral Issues in Globalization

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This article considers the key normative issues raised by globalization and describes the implications of these issues for business ethics and public policy. It considers various philosophical approaches to global justice and identifies the consequences of globalization, which include global poverty and outsourcing. It analyzes three additional values posed by globalization: the need for improved transparency and accountability of multilateral institutions, the emphasis on labor standards and the idea of sustainability and environmental justice.

Keywords: globalization; business ethics; public policy; global justice; outsourcing; global poverty; labor standards; environmental justice

Article.  12481 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy ; Social and Political Philosophy

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