" David: In my observations as a student and teacher of business, enlightened business management is concerned with :profitability, and multi-stake holder values, especially stockholders, executive bonuses, customer satisfaction and…"
"If there is some connection here it is very limited in how much it affects the whole business system. Most businesses have little or no ethical standards.
The best I can say is that a few businesses do have managers whose deliberate policy is…"
"Thanks Dear david Harold Chester and Al LeBlanc for thess nice analysis. As a young student planning to make research in ethics and performance what could be the link between business ethics and performance?"
"IMHO, the link between ethics and performance is personal/Individual conscience based on religious/lawful tenets, especially the "Golden Rule". Individuals need to realize we are all stakeholders in a global humanity, home and "world…"
"There is no direct link, however economics is all about doing its thing as cheaply and yet as properly as possible. We find that the ethical concept of being competent and efficient in one's dealings is virtually the same thing.
"I agree with you that the majority of people are not rational and yes people are unable to agree on what is ethical. This in fact shows the subjectivity of ethics. For example in science, experiments like cloning and tests on animals is highly…"
"The majority of people are not rational which makes it a lot harder to decide from what ethics comes. Even if we were to include all of the ethical people, they would not agree on what behavior is ethical. So we need a definition that comes from a…"
"From a philosophical perspective, ethics is a code of conduct grounded in morality affected by temporality and decided upon by a majority of rational people in that particular field. Therefore what it is an objective interpretation of subjective…"
"Thank you Dear David Harold Chester For this deep analysis
I learned a lot as a young senegalese researcher who tried to give this modest definition using letters that composed the word ethics. If i understood ethics is our web-relation…"
"17 Aspects of LVT Affecting Government, Land Owners, Communities and Ethics
Four Aspects for Government:
1. LVT, adds to the national income as do all other taxation systems, but it can and should replace them.
2. The cost of collecting the…"
"Ethics provides us with a way of deciding what is right and what is wrong in the world and also how we should respond to a situation where such a choice needs to be made. We don't always choose what is right, but ethics does provide us with the…"
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