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Business and Professional Ethics Journal


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April 1, 2021

  • Richard P. Nielsen
    Ethical and Political-Economic Dimensions and Potential Reforms of the Hybrid Leveraged, High Frequency, Artificial Intelligence Trading Model
    first published on April 1, 2021

March 26, 2021

  • Ben Lupton, Atif Sarwar
    Blame at Work
    Implications for Theory and Practice from an Empirical Study
    first published on March 26, 2021

March 25, 2021

  • Abraham P. Schwab
    Systemic versus Severable Conflicts of Interest
    first published on March 25, 2021

March 24, 2021

  • Marc Steen, Martin Sand, Ibo Van de Poel
    Virtue Ethics for Responsible Innovation
    first published on March 24, 2021

February 7, 2021

  • Tim Loughrist
    Intolerable Ideologies and the Obligation to Discriminate
    first published on February 7, 2021

January 8, 2021

  • Nandita Roy
    Applying Kant’s Ethics to Video Game Business Models
    Which Ones Pass Muster?
    first published on January 8, 2021

January 6, 2021

  • John Paul Rollert
    The Gift Outright?
    Philanthropic Aspirations and the Ethics of Giving
    first published on January 6, 2021

December 30, 2020

  • Javier Pinto-Garay, Germán Scalzo, Ignacio Ferrero
    Autonomy and Subordination
    Virtuous Work in Light of Aristotelian Practical Knowledge in Organizational Theory
    first published on December 30, 2020

December 21, 2020

  • Franklin Ibáñez
    A Necessary Ethics Definition for Conflicts of Interest
    first published on December 21, 2020

December 18, 2020

  • Julia A. Fulmore, Anthony L. Fulmore Sr.
    Examining Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment as Motivators of Unethical Pro-Organizational Behavior
    first published on December 18, 2020

September 23, 2020

  • Wenling Lu, Benjamin Yeo
    Time-Varying Relations between Seven Dimensions of CSR and Firm Risk
    first published on September 23, 2020

September 22, 2020

  • Marianne Thejls Ziegler
    Moral Integrity
    Challenges of Defining a Shapeless Concept
    first published on September 22, 2020

September 14, 2020

  • Thomas Hemphill, Scott Johnson
    Premium-Priced, Branded Generic Pharmaceuticals in Emerging Economies
    A Socially Responsible Consumer Pricing Strategy?
    first published on September 14, 2020

July 14, 2020

  • Roberta Sferrazzo
    Towards an Agape-Based Organization
    Does It Make Sense to Apply Civil Economy to Business Ethics?
    first published on July 14, 2020

July 13, 2020

  • Lina Wei, Michael Davis
    China’s Unwritten Code of Engineering Ethics
    first published on July 13, 2020

July 12, 2020

  • Spyridon Stelios
    Professional Engineers
    Interconnecting Personal Virtues with Human Good
    first published on July 12, 2020

July 10, 2020

  • Gil Hersch
    You Can Bluff but You Should Not Spoof
    first published on July 10, 2020

June 17, 2020

  • Ryan Atkins, Cam Caldwell
    Supply Chain Responsibility and Sustainability
    The Role of The Individual in Building a Business Case for Ethical Decisions
    first published on June 17, 2020

February 12, 2020

  • Alonso Villarán
    Conflicts of Interest
    A Moral Analysis
    first published on February 12, 2020

February 8, 2020

  • Brandon Soltwisch
    The Ethics of Maximizing or Satisficing: How Decision-Making Style and Ethical Ideology Impact Moral Judgement
    first published on February 8, 2020

February 6, 2020

  • Joseph Spino
    Situationism and the Virtues of Business
    first published on February 6, 2020

January 28, 2020

  • Plamena Pehlivanova
    The Significance of Rationality in Reforming Ethics within Contemporary Professional Work
    The Case Study of Audit
    first published on January 28, 2020

November 26, 2019

  • Simona Giorgi, Richard P. Nielsen
    Social Situational Business Ethics Framing for Engaging with Ethics Issues
    first published on November 26, 2019

September 12, 2019

  • Michael A. Santoro
    The Ethics of Insurance Industry Step Therapy Policies
    A Medical Profession Ethics Approach
    first published on September 12, 2019

August 28, 2019

  • Xiaohe Lu
    Incomplete Contracts and Stakeholder Theory
    first published on August 28, 2019

August 27, 2019

  • Gabriel Flynn
    The Irish Banking Crisis (2008–2016)
    An Ethical Analysis
    first published on August 27, 2019

August 23, 2019

  • Sarah Fischbach, Jennifer Zarzosa
    Consumers' Perceptions of Native Advertisements
    Exploring the Impact of Ethics and Ad Trust
    first published on August 23, 2019

August 20, 2019

  • Frank C. Butler, Randy Evans, Nai H. Lamb
    Non-Required CEO Disclosures and Stock Price Volatility
    An Ethical Dilemma
    first published on August 20, 2019

June 27, 2019

  • Andrea Richardson, Eleanor O'Higgins
    B Corporation Certification Advantages?
    Impacts on Performance and Development
    first published on June 27, 2019

June 26, 2019

  • Kathleen Wilburn, Ralph Wilburn
    Benefit Corporations
    An Analysis of Social Benefit Reporting
    first published on June 26, 2019

June 22, 2019

  • Maral Muratbekova-Touron, Tolganay Umbetalijeva
    Human Resource Management Patterns of (Anti) Corruption Mechanisms within Informal Networks
    first published on June 22, 2019
  • George Lan
    Personal Values and Value Priorities of Undergraduate Business Students
    first published on June 22, 2019

May 1, 2019

  • Thomas D. Berry, Erica Wagner
    The Relationship between Firm Innovation and Corporate Social Responsibility
    first published on May 1, 2019

January 26, 2019

  • Michael Nestor, Richard Wilson
    An Anticipatory Ethical Analysis of Robotic Assisted Surgery
    first published on January 26, 2019

January 19, 2019

  • Omid Sabbaghi, Gerald F. Cavanagh, S.J., J. Timothy Hipskind, S.J.
    Is Frequent Service-Learning a Too-Much-of-a-Good-Thing Effect?
    first published on January 19, 2019

December 19, 2018

  • Jeffrey Overall, Steven A. Gedeon
    A Rational Egoism Approach to Virtue Ethics
    A Conceptual Model and Scale Development
    first published on December 19, 2018

December 12, 2018

  • Abraham P. Schwab
    Defining Conflicts of Interest in Terms of Judgment
    first published on December 12, 2018

October 17, 2018

  • Kirk Mensch, James Barge
    Understanding Challenges to Leadership-as-Practice by Way of MacIntyre’s Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry
    first published on October 17, 2018

May 15, 2018

  • Lindsay Thompson, Richard G. Milter
    An Academic Business Capstone for the Urban Century
    first published on May 15, 2018

May 10, 2018

  • Derek R. Brown, Ray Gordon, Dennis Rose
    Re-Aligning Society and Its Institutions
    Ethics, “Social Licence to Operate,” and Responsible Management Practice
    first published on May 10, 2018

April 28, 2018

  • KiKyung Song, EunYoung Whang
    Accounting Ratio Analyses of Inequality of Minority Lawyers
    first published on April 28, 2018
  • Abhijit Roy, Pallab Paul, Mousumi Roy, Kausiki Mukhopadhyay
    Mapping Confucian Values in the Context of Ethical Dimensions
    Implications for Contemporary Business Practices
    first published on April 28, 2018

March 14, 2018

  • Jim Peterson
    Auditor Independence
    Does the Gate-Keeper Function Retain Its Value?
    first published on March 14, 2018

February 24, 2018

  • Hengli Zhang, Michael Davis
    Engineering Ethics in China
    A Century of Discussion, Organization, and Codes
    first published on February 24, 2018

December 12, 2017

  • Maria Anne Schmidt, Daniel Cracau
    A Cross-Country Comparison of the Corporate Social Responsibility Orientation in Germany and Qatar
    An Empirical Study among Business Students
    first published on December 12, 2017

December 11, 2017

  • Seumas Miller
    The Global Banking Sector
    Corruption, Institutional Purpose, and Economic Justice
    first published on December 11, 2017

October 4, 2017

  • John Dobson, Mahdi Rastad
    Women on Boards
    EU Board Gender Quotas, and Why the US Should Avoid Them
    first published on October 4, 2017

September 13, 2017

  • Mark S. Schwartz, W. Michael Hoffman
    Ethical Decision Making Surveyed through the Lens of Moral Imagination
    first published on September 13, 2017
  • Liao Shen-bai
    Toward a Basic Mutual Understanding between Confucian and Aristotelian Virtue Ethics
    first published on September 13, 2017

September 12, 2017

  • Stephen Kershnar
    Shareholder Theory in Academia
    first published on September 12, 2017

September 9, 2017

  • Gina Vega
    Business as Usual
    first published on September 9, 2017

September 7, 2017

  • Edward J. Romar, Anthony Graybosch
    The Dao of Business
    first published on September 7, 2017

May 18, 2017

  • Amy Klemm Verbos
    Benefit Corporations as a Distraction
    An Overview and Critique
    first published on May 18, 2017

May 5, 2017

  • Maretno A. Harjoto
    The Impact of Institutional and Technical Social Responsibilities on the Likelihood of Corporate Fraud
    first published on May 5, 2017
  • Debra Comer, Michael Schwartz
    Adapting the Jewish Spiritual Practice of Mussar to Develop Business Students’ Character
    first published on May 5, 2017

May 3, 2017

  • Thomas G. Pittz, Philip G. Benson, Melissa Intindola, Manos Kalargiros
    Opportunity or Opportunism?
    An Examination of International Recruitment via Employer and Nation Branding Strategies
    first published on May 3, 2017
  • Bernie D’Angelo Asher
    Afro-Communitarian Ethics
    Implications for Small Business Stakeholder Relationships
    first published on May 3, 2017

January 20, 2017

  • Deniz Ozturk, Semra Ascigil
    Workplace Bullying among Public Sector Employees
    Reflections upon Organizational Justice Perceptions and Organizational Citizenship Behavior
    first published on January 20, 2017

January 19, 2017

  • Daryl Koehn, Michael Pirron
    Creative Financial Methods in Giving Back
    first published on January 19, 2017

January 4, 2017

  • Daryl Koehn, Michael Hannigan
    Are Benefit Corporations Truly Beneficial?
    first published on January 4, 2017

December 30, 2016

  • Caroline Moraes
    Consumers' Concerns with How They Are Researched Online
    first published on December 30, 2016
  • Perry Goldschein, Paul Miesing
    How Benefit Corporations Effectively Enhance Corporate Responsibility
    first published on December 30, 2016

December 29, 2016

  • Summer Brown
    Benefit Corporations
    A Case Study in the Issues of Implementation and Adoption of the Fastest Growing Business Form in the United States
    first published on December 29, 2016

December 23, 2016

  • Regina Robson
    Organizational Horcruxes
    Benefit Corporations as a Container for Entity Identity
    first published on December 23, 2016

December 13, 2016

  • Patricia Grant, Surendra Arjoon, Peter McGhee
    Reconciling Ethical Theory and Practice
    Toward Developing a Business Ethics Pedagogical Model
    first published on December 13, 2016

October 20, 2016

  • David Steingard, William Clark
    The Benefit Corporation as an Exemplar of Integrative Corporate Purpose (ICP)
    Delivering Maximal Social and Environmental Impact with a New Corporate Form
    first published on October 20, 2016

October 5, 2016

  • Jeff Everett, Dean Neu, Abu Shiraz Rahaman
    Ethics in the Eye of the Beholder
    A Pluralist View of Fair Trade
    first published on October 5, 2016

September 27, 2016

  • Marc S. Mentzer
    Attitudes Toward Employee Rights Among the States
    Why Vermont Is Not Like Mississippi
    first published on September 27, 2016
  • Eugene Schlossberger
    Dual-Investor Theory and the Case for Benefit Corporations
    first published on September 27, 2016

July 29, 2016

  • Daryl Koehn
    Why the New Benefit Corporations May Not Prove to Be Truly Socially Beneficial
    first published on July 29, 2016

April 19, 2016

  • Christopher Pariso
    Bhopal and Engineering Ethics
    Who is Responsible for Preventing Disasters?
    first published on April 19, 2016

March 24, 2016

  • Jennifer Fenton
    "Anyone Can Be Angry, That’s Easy"
    A Normative Account of Anti-Corporate Anger
    first published on March 24, 2016

February 23, 2016

  • Vincent Blok, Bart Gremmen, Renate Wesselink
    Dealing with the Wicked Problem of Sustainability
    The Role of Individual Virtuous Competence
    first published on February 23, 2016

November 24, 2015

  • Christopher Michaelson
    Executive Compensation and Moral Luck
    first published on November 24, 2015

November 20, 2015

  • Tommy Jensen, Johan Sandström, Sven Helin
    One Code to Rule Them All
    Management Control and Individual Responsibility in Contexts
    first published on November 20, 2015

November 19, 2015

  • Kimberly S. Engels
    A Sartrean Analysis of Conscience-based Refusals in Healthcare
    Workplace Decisions in Light of Group Praxis
    first published on November 19, 2015