ISBN 10 : 1576752682
ISBN 13 : 9781576752685
Stakeholder theory is a popular framework for discussing business ethics. In this scholarly defence of the theory, Robert Phillips examines it from the perspective of several field..
Business ethics is a staple in the news today. One of the most difficult ethical questions facing managers is, To whom are they responsible? Organizations can affect and are affected by many different constituencies-these groups are often called stakeholders. But who are these stakeholders? What sort of managerial attention should they receive? Is there a legal duty to attend to stakeholders or is such a duty legally prohibited due to the shareholder wealth maximization imperative? In short,…