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PH 107 - Business Ethics

Selected Reference Resources for Business Ethics

These resources are located in the Reference Department on the Main Level of the Geisel Library.

Affirmative Action: A Bibliography
     Ref HF5549.5 .A34 N67 1996

Business Ethics and Responsibility: An Information Sourcebook
     Ref HF5387.B52

Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics
     Ref BJ63 .A66 1998
Includes a number of relevant entries, including whistle-blowing, corporations-environmental compliance, and business ethics-corporate responsibility.

Encyclopedia of Ethics
     Ref BJ63 .E45 1992

Encyclopedia of Women and Gender
     Ref HQ1115 .E43 2001

     Ref BJ63 .E75 1994

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
     Ref B51.R68 (print version, 10 vols.)

Oxford Companion to Philosophy (online 2005, edited by Ted Honderich)


Selected Indexes and Databases for Business Ethics

Academic Search Premier
This is a great index for finding articles dealing with business ethics. For example, a search statement such as "affirmative action and (ethic* or moral)" would return several full-text articles, many of which are scholarly.

Business Source Premier
Another full-text database with good coverage of business ethics.

LexisNexis Academic Universe
Here you will find articles from business and legal news. You can also retrieve court cases pertaining to business ethics.


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Selected Journals for Business Ethics

  • Business and Professional Ethics Journal
  • Business and Society Review
  • Business Ethics Quarterly
  • Corporate Reputation Review
  • Ethical Theory and Moral Practice
  • Social Choice and Welfare

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Selected Websites for Business Ethics

Searching the World Wide Web can yield a vast amount of information, but in terms of quality and reliability, your results may be uneven at best. The ease and speed with which individuals can publish information on the web, regardless of accuracy or quality, makes it imperative that when doing research on the web you know how to evaluate the information you find.

Business Ethics

Business Ethics
Created and maintained by Sharon Stoerger, MBA, MLS. A useful resource guide for undergraduate students. Contains articles, case studies, corporate codes of ethics and more.

Business Ethics: A Manual for Managing a Responsible Business Enterprise in Emerging Market Economies
This extensive online manual is from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Creating a code of ethics for your organization
Tips on how to write a code of ethics. Links to appropriate published literature on this topic.


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