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History[ edit ] Business ethics reflect the norms of each historical period. As time passes, norms evolve, causing accepted behaviors to become objectionable.
Business ethics and the resulting behavior evolved as well. Business was involved in slavery   colonialism  and the cold war.
By the mids at least courses in business ethics reached 40, students, using some twenty textbooks and at least ten casebooks supported by professional societies, centers and journals of business ethics. The Society for Business Ethics was founded in European business schools adopted business ethics after commencing with the European Business Ethics Network.
The concept of business ethics caught the attention of academics, media and business firms by the end of the Cold War. This era began the belief and support of self-regulation and free trade, which lifted tariffs and barriers and allowed businesses to merge and divest in an increasing global atmosphere.
Many verses discuss business ethics, in particular verseadapting to a changing environment in verses, andlearning the intricacies of different tasks in verses and Corporate entities are legally considered as persons in the United States and in most nations.
Ethics are the rules or standards that govern our decisions on a daily basis.
A business cannot have responsibilities. So the question is, do corporate executives, provided they stay within the law, have responsibilities in their business activities other than to make as much money for their stockholders as possible?
And my answer to that is, no, they do not. For example, they can hold title to property, sue and be sued and are subject to taxation, although their free speech rights are limited.
This can be interpreted to imply that they have independent ethical responsibilities.
Issues concerning relations between different companies include hostile take-overs and industrial espionage. The way a corporate psychopath can rise in a company is by their manipulation, scheming, and bullying.
They do this in a way that can hide their true character and intentions within a company.
Functional business areas[ edit ] Finance[ edit ] Fundamentally, finance is a social science discipline. It concerns technical issues such as the mix of debt and equitydividend policythe evaluation of alternative investment projects, optionsfuturesswapsand other derivativesportfolio diversification and many others.
Finance is often mistaken by the people to be a discipline free from ethical burdens.A company that grows at 1% a week will grow x a year, whereas a company that grows at 5% a week will grow x.
A company making $ a month (a typical number early in YC) and growing at 1% a week will 4 years later be making $ a month, which is .
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