TITLE

Ethics and Integrity

AUTHOR(S)
Oncken III, William
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Executive Excellence;May2000, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Advances the notion of right and wrong as the standard for ethical behavior. Ethical environment that abide by the questions of having broken a rule or not, or of withstanding public scrutiny or not; Rationalization of misconduct by legal dodge; Casualties of unethical behavior; Role of moral code to inform us of the difference between right and wrong; Role of conscience to act on such knowledge.
ACCESSION #
3144135

 

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