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The Relevance and Value of Confucianism in Contemporary Business Ethics


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  • Gary chan


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Business Ethics.

    Volume (Year): 77 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 3 (February)
    Pages: 347-360

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:77:y:2008:i:3:p:347-360

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    Keywords: business ethics; Confucian ethics; reciprocity; hierarchy; The Doctrine of the Mean; human virtue;


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    1. Joan Fontrodona & Alejo Sison & Boudewijn Bruin, 2013. "Editorial Introduction: Putting Virtues Into Practice. A Challenge for Business and Organizations," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 113(4), pages 563-565, April.
    2. Yunxia Zhu, 2009. "Confucian Ethics Exhibited in the Discourse of Chinese Business and Marketing Communication," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 88(3), pages 517-528, October.
    3. André Alves & José Moreira, 2013. "Virtue and Commerce in Domingo de Soto’s Thought: Commercial Practices, Character, and the Common Good," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 113(4), pages 627-638, April.
    4. Kuo-Wei Lin & Kai-Ping Huang, 2014. "Moral judgment and ethical leadership in Chinese management: the role of Confucianism and collectivism," Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, Springer, vol. 48(1), pages 37-47, January.
    5. David Ackerman & Jing Hu & Liyuan Wei, 2009. "Confucius, Cars, and Big Government: Impact of Government Involvement in Business on Consumer Perceptions Under Confucianism," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 88(3), pages 473-482, October.
    6. Fang Huang & John Rice, 2012. "Firm Networking and Bribery in China: Assessing Some Potential Negative Consequences of Firm Openness," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 107(4), pages 533-545, June.
    7. Chris Provis, 2010. "Virtuous Decision Making for Business Ethics," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 91(1), pages 3-16, February.
    8. Dan Caprar & Benjamin Neville, 2012. "“Norming” and “Conforming”: Integrating Cultural and Institutional Explanations for Sustainability Adoption in Business," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 110(2), pages 231-245, October.
    9. Po Ip, 2009. "Is Confucianism Good for Business Ethics in China?," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 88(3), pages 463-476, September.
    10. Daewook Kim & Myung-Il Choi, 2013. "A Comparison of Young Publics’ Evaluations of Corporate Social Responsibility Practices of Multinational Corporations in the United States and South Korea," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 113(1), pages 105-118, March.
    11. Mark Schwartz, 2009. "“Corporate Efforts to Tackle Corruption: An Impossible Task?” The Contribution of Thomas Dunfee," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 88(4), pages 823-832, October.
    12. David Lutz, 2009. "African Ubuntu Philosophy and Global Management," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 84(3), pages 313-328, February.
    13. Domènec Melé, 2009. "Integrating Personalism into Virtue-Based Business Ethics: The Personalist and the Common Good Principles," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 88(1), pages 227-244, August.
    14. Dale Tweedie & Maria Dyball & James Hazelton & Sue Wright, 2013. "Teaching Global Ethical Standards: A Case and Strategy for Broadening the Accounting Ethics Curriculum," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 115(1), pages 1-15, June.


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