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Foreign Investment and Ethics: How to Contribute to Social Responsibility by Doing Business in Less-Developed Countries

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  • Roland Bardy

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  • Stephen Drew

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  • Tumenta Kennedy

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    Volume (Year): 106 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 3 (March)
    Pages: 267-282

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:106:y:2012:i:3:p:267-282

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    Keywords: Foreign direct investment; Corporate responsibility; Transition economies; Bottom of the pyramid; Lecturing business ethics; Sub-Saharan Africa;

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    1. Paniagua, Jordi & Sapena, Juan, 2014. "Is FDI doing good? A golden rule for FDI ethics," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 67(5), pages 807-812.
    2. Prabhir Poruthiyil, 2013. "Weaning Business Ethics from Strategic Economism: The Development Ethics Perspective," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 116(4), pages 735-749, September.

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