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Introduction

Donald Palmer

in Normal Organizational Wrongdoing: A Critical Analysis of Theories of Misconduct in and by Organizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199573592
eISBN:
9780191738715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573592.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter very briefly outlines the book's five contributions. First, the book identifies two broad perspectives on organizational wrongdoing and misconduct, conceived broadly as corporate crime, ... More


Ethical and Not So Ethical Incentives

Ruth W. Grant

in Strings Attached: Untangling the Ethics of Incentives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151601
eISBN:
9781400839742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151601.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter suggests three basic standards for distinguishing ethical from unethical uses of incentives. These are legitimacy of purpose, voluntariness, and effect on the character of the parties ... More


 Faith, Revelation, and Reason

Solomon Schimmel

in The Tenacity of Unreasonable Beliefs: Fundamentalism and the Fear of Truth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195188264
eISBN:
9780199870509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188264.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines medieval and modern views about the meanings of reason, belief, faith, revelation, and truth, and the relationships between them. It provides moving testimony from a devout ... More


 Jewish Biblical Fundamentalism

Solomon Schimmel

in The Tenacity of Unreasonable Beliefs: Fundamentalism and the Fear of Truth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195188264
eISBN:
9780199870509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188264.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter asks why modern and haredi (ultra) Orthodox Jews affirm the outmoded traditional belief that the Torah (Pentateuch) was revealed by God to Moses at Sinai (TMS) and refuse to accept the ... More


Scientific Research and Ethics

Adil E. Shamoo and David B. Resnik

in Responsible Conduct of Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368246
eISBN:
9780199867615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368246.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

There is a growing recognition among scientists, government officials, research institutions, and the public that ethical conduct is essential to scientific research. Ethical conduct is important for ... More


Normal Organizational Wrongdoing: A Critical Analysis of Theories of Misconduct in and by Organizations

Donald Palmer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199573592
eISBN:
9780191738715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573592.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Normal Organizational Wrongdoing critically reviews theory and research on wrongdoing in and of organizations, focusing on the individual level of analysis. The book considers a wide ... More


Fighting the Trade

Graham Neville

in Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines one of the series of lectures by Edward Hicks's which has been founded to commemorate two of the leading lights of the temperance movement, J. H. Raper and F. R. Lees, titled, ... More


Flutes and Unethical/Ethical Behavior

Dale A. Olsen

in World Flutelore: Folktales, Myths, and Other Stories of Magical Flute Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037887
eISBN:
9780252095146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037887.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses flutes and both unethical and ethical behavior. Many of the folktales presented in this book can be interpreted as pertaining to unethical or ethical human behavior, even when ... More


COVID-19: the stress test of adult social care

Bob Hudson

in Clients, Consumers or Citizens?: The Privatisation of Adult Social Care in England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355694
eISBN:
9781447355731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355694.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 8 looks at the impact of Coronavirus on adult social care. Was it a system able to withstand an emergency event? How was the position of the sector understood by politicians and ... More


Definitions, Theoretical Development, and Method

Donald Palmer

in Normal Organizational Wrongdoing: A Critical Analysis of Theories of Misconduct in and by Organizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199573592
eISBN:
9780191738715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573592.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter elaborates three underlying criteria according to which organizational behavior can be considered wrongful: the law, ethics, and social responsibility. It then outlines two alternative ... More


Toward an Understanding of Anlo Forms of Being-in-the-World

Kathryn Linn Geurts

in Culture and the Senses: Bodily Ways of Knowing in an African Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234550
eISBN:
9780520936546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234550.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter centers on the aspects of the world that are thematized in Anlo contexts, beginning with a section on the perceptions of their homeland, their migration story, and the ηlƆ of their term. ... More


The Church as Prophet versus Praying for Those in Authority

David E. Settje

in Evil Deeds in High Places: Christian America's Moral Struggle with Watergate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479803149
eISBN:
9781479803156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803149.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

After establishing Christian participation in Watergate by October 1973 to incorporate stronger morality in the political process, Protestants solidified recognizable positions, and their responses ... More


Afterword

Angela J. Davis

in Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195384734
eISBN:
9780199852369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384734.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

There have been many high profile cases involving the abuse of prosecutorial power. Four of them received extraordinary attention from the media—the Duke lacrosse case, the Jena Six cases, the ... More


Lawyer, Heal Thyself

Sudhanshu Ranjan

in Justice versus Judiciary: Justice Enthroned or Entangled in India?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199490493
eISBN:
9780199096275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490493.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Lawyers must not be the call girls of money power. Lawyers, the officers of the court, instead of helping the court arrive at justice, derail justice at the instance of their clients. No wonder, they ... More


Unethical Game Content and Effect Studies: A Critical Ethical Reading

Miguel Sicart

in The Ethics of Computer Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012652
eISBN:
9780262255134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012652.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This chapter focuses on two ethical issues that often come up when thinking about computer games and morality: the ethical implications of unethical game content, and the study of the (moral) effects ... More


Commentary: Public Participation as a Potential Counter Strategy against Unethical Optimism

Taichi Isobe, Nozomi Mizushima, and Osamu Sakura

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The importance and effectiveness of public participation and upstream engagement have been emphasized in the field of STS (Science, Technology, and Society) studies. Here, the authors introduce these ... More


Post-Christmas Blues

Deepak Singh

in How May I Help You?: An Immigrant's Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293304
eISBN:
9780520966475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293304.003.0025
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In this chapter, the author finds himself in the middle of an awkward situation when a colleague sells a cellphone plan to a customer without telling him the complete truth. When the customer asked ... More


Justifications as a Threat to Honesty: A Behavioral Ethics Approach

Margarita Leib and Shaul Shalvi

in Integrity, Honesty, and Truth Seeking

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190666026
eISBN:
9780190666064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190666026.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

People often face tempting situations in which they can secure profit in dishonest ways. Here we survey a variety of justification processes that free people to engage in dishonesty. We distinguish ... More


When Leadership Goes Awry

Julian Barling

in The Science of Leadership: Lessons from Research for Organizational Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199757015
eISBN:
9780199372058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757015.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Destructive leadership can be manifest through active (abusive supervision, interactional unfairness), passive (laissez faire) and unethical (moral disengagement, pseudo-transformational leadership) ... More


Defensive Medicine: A Response to the Legal Response?

Michael J. Saks and Stephan Landsman

in Closing Death's Door: Legal Innovations to End the Epidemic of Healthcare Harm

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190667986
eISBN:
9780197519974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190667986.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

“Defensive Medicine: A Response to the Legal Response?” discusses the origins, meaning, purposes, and uncertain existence of defensive medicine. The concept has been most useful for those promoting ... More


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