Ma, ZZ. 2009. The Status of Contemporary Business Ethics Research: Present and Future. JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS 90: 255-265, Suppl. 3
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Keyword : Business ethics.
This was always in my bag of favourite oxymorons. Good to see that it is still there!!
Quentin L Burrell
On 15 Aug 2010, at 19:26, Eugene Garfield wrote:
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> Ma, ZZ. 2009. The Status of Contemporary Business Ethics Research: Present
> and Future. JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS 90: 255-265, Suppl. 3.
> Author Full Name(s): Ma, Zhenzhong
> Language: English
> Document Type: Article
> Author Keywords: business ethics; citation analysis; corporate social
> responsibility; ethical decision making; knowledge network
> KeyWords Plus: CORPORATE SOCIAL-RESPONSIBILITY; DECISION-MAKING;
> FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE; AUTHOR COCITATION; MANAGEMENT; MODEL; LINK
> Abstract: This study provides a general overview of contemporary business
> ethics research of the last 10 years (1997-2006) and discusses potential future
> research directions in business ethics based on the overview. Using citation
> and co-citation analysis, this study examined the citation data of journal
> articles, books, and other publications collected in the Social Sciences Citation
> Index (SSCI), wherein key research themes in business ethics studies in 1997-
> 2006 and correlations between these themes were explored. The results show
> that major research themes in business ethics have shifted in the last decade
> from research on ethical decision making and on the relationship between
> corporate social responsibility and corporate performance to research on
> stakeholder theory in business ethics and on the relationship between
> consumer behavior and corporate social responsibility. The results of this study
> help map the invisible network of knowledge production in business ethics
> research and provide important insights on future business ethics research.
> Addresses: Univ Windsor, Odette Sch Business, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4, Canada
> Reprint Address: Ma, ZZ, Univ Windsor, Odette Sch Business, 401 Sunset Ave,
> Windsor, ON N9B 3P4, Canada.
> E-mail Address: maz at uwindsor.ca
> ISSN: 0167-4544
> DOI: 10.1007/s10551-010-0420-6
> URL: http://www.springerlink.com/content/a411074627x68570/
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