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The history of business ethics


Mees, B, The history of business ethics, The Routledge Companion to Business Ethics, Routledge, E Heath, B Kaldis, and A Marcoux (ed), New York, pp. 7-22. ISBN 9781138789562 (2018) [Research Book Chapter]

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In 1956 the first edition of Samuel Noah Kramerís bestselling History Begins at Sumer: Thirty-nine Firsts in Recorded History appeared, a good place if any to look for the origins of business ethics. The earliest written records acknowledged by historians come from the ruins of ancient Sumer, predating the earliest Chinese and European texts by many centuries.

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:business ethics, history
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Strategy, management and organisational behaviour
Research Field:Organisation and management theory
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Ethics
Objective Field:Business ethics
UTAS Author:Mees, B (Dr Bernard Mees)
ID Code:127131
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:TSBE
Deposited On:2018-07-12
Last Modified:2018-12-05

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