Warren, Richard C. and Tweedale, Geoffrey (2002) Business ethics and business history: neglected dimensions in management education. ISSN 1045-3172Full text not available from this repository.
This article highlights two large gaps in the business school curriculum: the neglect of historical and ethical dimensions. An overview is provided of progress made so far in the UK in the evolution of business history as an academic discipline; and also of the take–up of business ethics in university teaching. Both have had some success, but overall the response to these areas has been somewhat lacklustre — at least in the UK. A justification is provided for adding both components to a fully relevant business education. When the two are combined, the result can be a highly rewarding combination that provides insights that may not be possible for management writers, who work only in the present. Corporate ethics, the social responsibility of companies, disclosure, the environment, the actions of multinational companies overseas, the dilemmas of whistle–blowing, the impact of lobby groups and health and safety issues can all be understood more fully by students if they approach these subjects from an ethical and historical standpoint.
|Additional Information:||R. Warren & G. Tweedale. Business ethics and business history: neglected dimensions in management education. British Journal of Management, 2002, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 209-219. The definitive version of this article is available from http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Faculty of Business and Law > Department of Management|
|Date Deposited:||10 Feb 2010 11:48|
|Last Modified:||01 Sep 2016 13:58|
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