Definition: "Business Ethics"


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"Business Ethics" can be defined as the critical, structured examination of how people & institutions should behave in the world of commerce. In particular, it involves examining appropriate constraints on the pursuit of self-interest, or (for firms) profits, when the actions of individuals or firms affects others.

For a bit more about this, see the blog entry here: Ethics: Definition.
For other ethics-related definitions, look here: Ethics Definitions.
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