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Bridging the Gulf Between Management Practice and Ethical Theory

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  23 January 2015

John R. Boatright*
John Carroll University


Having taught management ethics for several years, I have been repeatedly frustrated by the practical mismatch between management problems and moral philosophy…. Unless we can connect ethical theory more closely with management practice, we may be dressing our business curriculum windows with philosophical finery but failing to meet the urgent need for clarity of thought in management ethics.

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Copyright © Society for Business Ethics 1991

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