Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility -

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News and Reports

 



Business Ethics Magazine
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens are selected by the magazine annually to recognize America's most profitable and socially responsible major public companies.

CorpWatch: Holding Corporations Accountable
This is a U.S. based organization of independent journalists that investigates and exposes corporations profiting from war, fraud, and environmental and human rights abuses around the world. The Web site has lots of articles on issues involving corporate power and corruption and guides on how to research a company and industry.



Finding Articles

 



To locate articles about company-specific corporate practices or discussions about management-related trends, use either ABI/Inform Complete or Business Source Premier,

In ABI/Inform Complete, fill in the form like this:

  • In the Advanced Search screen, in the first box, type these terms:
    corporate responsibility or business ethics or social responsibility
  • Change the field designation to: Subject
  • In the second box, type: a company name
  • Change the field designation to: Company/Org (only type the main company name; do not include endings such as inc, co, corp, etc.)


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Don't forget that you can limit your results to Scholarly Journals or any other specific type of publication to whittle down the numbers.
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In Business Source Premier, fill in the form like this:

  • In the Advanced Search screen, in the first box, type these terms:
    social responsibility of business or business ethics
  • Change the field designation to: SU Subject Terms
  • In the second box, type: a company name
  • Change the field designation to: CO Company Entity (only type the main company name; do not include endings such as inc, co, corp, etc.)

 
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Don't forget that you can limit your results to Academic or Scholarly Journals to whittle down the numbers.
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Case Studies

 



To locate articles presenting case studies of companies and their practices, the best database to use is ABI/Inform Complete

In ABI/Inform Complete, fill in the form like this:

  • In the Advanced Search screen, in the first box, type these terms:
    corporate responsibility or business ethics or social responsibility
  • Change the field designation to: Subject
  • In the second box, type: case studies
  • Change the field designation to: Subject
  • In the third box, type: a company name
  • Change the field designation to: Company/Org (only type the main company name; do not include endings such as inc, co, corp, etc.)

 
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There are two excellent sources that feature case studies:

  1. Darden Business Publishing Case Collection
    Indexed in: ABI/Inform Complete
  2. Harvard Business Review
    Indexed in:Business Source Premier,

 

Darden Business Publishing Case Collection
From the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. The Darden Case Collection contains thousands of cases, technical notes, and teaching notes in both digital and text format. Darden cases generate discussion, foster classroom interaction, and help students learn to analyze problems and communicate ideas and solutions. The Darden Case Collection covers a diversity of topics including:

  • Accounting & Control
  • Business-Government Relations
  • Diversity Management & Leveraging Difference
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Ethics
  • Finance
  • Global Economics
  • International Business

 

To locate articles presenting case studies from the Darden Case Study Collection, open: ABI/Inform Complete

In ABI/Inform Complete, fill in the form like this:

  • In the Advanced Search screen, in the first box, type these terms:
    corporate responsibility or business ethics or social responsibility
  • Change the field designation to: Subject
  • In the second box, type: Darden Business Publishing Case Collection
  • Change the field designation to: Publication title


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To locate articles presenting case studies from the Harvard Business Review, open

  Business Source Premier,  

  • In the Advanced Search screen, in the first box, type:
    Harvard Business Review
  • Change the field designation to: SO Publication Name
  • In the second box, type case s:tudies
  • Change the field designation to: SU Subject Terms
  • In the third box, If you want to limit to case studies in business ethics, type these terms: business ethics or social responsibility of business
  • Change the field designation to: SU Subject Terms






 

Journals

 

 



Below, you will find a list of publications that will serve as a resource for doing scholarly research in the field of Business Ethics. Baker has subscriptions to many of these titles through our business databases. If a title can be accessed through one of our databases, links to those databases are provided.

Business & Society
Founded at Roosevelt University and sponsored by the International Association for Business and Society. Business & Society publishes the most outstanding scholarship on social issues and ethics, and their impact and influence on organizations. It is the only peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted entirely to research, discussion, and analysis on the relationship between business and society.
Indexed in: ABI/Inform Complete

Business and Society Review:
Journal of the Center for Business Ethics at Bentley College

Business and Society Review addresses a wide range of ethical issues concerning the relationships between business, society, and the public good. Contributors include researchers and business professionals, members of the legal profession, government administrators and many others.
Indexed in: ABI/Inform Complete

Business Ethics: A European Review
Published in the United Kingdom. Aims to promote dialogue at every level on all issues relating to ethics in business
Indexed in: Business Source Premier


Business Ethics: Corporate Social Responsibility Report
Each issue of Business Ethics carries news and analysis of cutting edge topics in corporate social responsibility, business ethics, and social investing. The publication is read by high-level opinion leaders in business, social investing, academia, and civil society. Regular sections in each issue include working ideas for management, social investing, books, case studies, trends, company news, and opinion.

Business Ethics Quarterly
Presents articles and reviews about the application of ethics to the business community, particularly global business and economic concerns.
Indexed in: ABI/Inform Complete
Business Source Premier


Journal of Corporate Citizenship
Aims to publish ideas integrating the theory & practice of corporate responsibility in a format that is readable, accessible, engaging & useful for readers in business & academia.
Indexed in: ABI/Inform Complete
Business Source Premier


Multinational Monitor
Tracks corporate activities for issues including worker health and safety, unions, and the environment.
Indexed in: ABI/Inform Complete
Business Source Premier


The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics
These peer-reviewed volumes contain a selection of papers presented at the Ruffin Lectures in Business Ethics, a nationally recognized seminar now held every two years at the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. These lectures bring together experts with different perspectives to explore particular topic in business ethics and each published volume is organized around the main theme of the discussions.
Indexed in: ABI/Inform Complete

Stanford Social Innovation Review
Strategies, tools, and ideas for nonprofits, foundations, and socially responsible businesses. Accessible articles with discussions on innovations in social enterprise, its applicability, and issues facing all sectors.
Indexed in: ABI/Inform Complete