Bookmarks Project

This section represents the contributions of our students to the resources for classes. In each class, students have been asked identify a website or web resource that may be useful to others taking the course or to those interested in a related subject area. The "bookmarks" are then submitted with explanations of the value the contributors believe they represent. Over time, this area offer the collective efforts of students who quite often are the best sources for classroom material.


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GMAN 511 Ethical & Social Issues in Business


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Articles, cases, and links on corporate governance, organizational ethics, creating an ethical culture, and global business ethics from the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University. Center staff and scholars work with executives from major companies to analyze real-world ethical issues in business and to develop innovative tools and programs to address them.

Wednesday, 22 July 2009 is the web site of the Washington DC based Ethics Resource Center. ERC publishes a monthly electronic newsletter called Ethics Today. ERC sponsors research on individual ethics (especially character development), organizational ethics (especially for business), and global ethics. This is a great organization with a web site that is a gold mine of helpful information on business ethics. Wednesday, 30 July 2008
SMC Prof. David Gill's professional/consulting web site has many resources for ethics in organizations: articles, tools, templates, resource lists, links, back issues of the monthly EthixBizine, Ask Dr. EthixBiz, etc.. Wednesday, 23 July 2008
CSRwire is the leading source of corporate social responsibility and sustainability news, reports and information. CSRwire content covers issues of Diversity, Philanthropy, Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) Environment, Human Rights, Workplace Issues, Business Ethics, Community Development and Corporate Governance Monday, 04 August 2008

This site contains cases, essays, ethical guidelines, and other materials bearing on the specific ehtical issues arising from computers, the Internet, and other emerging technologies, such as nanotech.

Monday, 04 August 2008
Here is a great site that shares a wealth of knowledge regarding how to enhance company's "corporate governance" Monday, 04 August 2008
This is the Ethics Section of the Free Management Library.  A easy-to-access, clutter-free, comprehensive resources regarding the leadership and management that is relevant to large or small for-profit or nonprofit organizations. Thursday, 07 August 2008
A print and on-line magazine targeting corporate ethics professionals.  The site covers all aspects of business ethics; compliance, values, public policy, etc.  There is a list of annual Top 100 Most Responsible Corporations, articles, and search options.  A good resorce from the perspective of ethics executives. Thursday, 29 January 2009
An on-line magazine and organization promoting business ethics and anti-corruption in corporations and public policy.  A good search function for articles and web links for company or topic research.  Lists of annual Most Ethical Companies and Most Influential Ethical Leaders.  Good resource for a wide range of ethical topics. Thursday, 29 January 2009

BusinessWeek article on the virtues of a proactive ethics program.

Rich Gibson Sunday, 02 August 2009
Fordham University published this article during the Winter of 2003. The article begins with a discussion from Socrates about the teachable nature of virture. The topic continues to be applicable in today's world.  The author discusses a series of defenses for ethics in business including auditors, Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Federal Accounting Standards Board.  He describes this multiheaded approach as a "hydra defense".  Surprisingly, he mentions that the first line of defense become the MBA students who have studied ethics.  Tuesday, 04 August 2009
Here is the Boston Scientific Code of Conduct, available via the internet link Wednesday, 05 August 2009