The membership grew rapidly (the ECOA now has over 1,one hundred members) and was soon established as an independent organization. Some theorists have adapted social contract principle to business, whereby companies turn into quasi-democratic associations, and workers and different stakeholders are given voice over an organization’s operations. Professors Thomas Donaldson and Thomas Dunfee proposed a version of contract theory for business, which they call integrative social contracts principle.
This policy is certainly not exhaustive of all venues in which ethical behavior is anticipated, but serves as a starting point, with guidelines and processes which could be employed in a large number of eventualities to guide applicable responses. In the wake of numerous company scandals throughout 2001–2004 (affecting large firms like Enron, WorldCom, and Tyco), even small and medium-sized firms have begun to appoint ethics officers. They often report back to the chief govt officer and are responsible for assessing the … Read More