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Unethical Behaviours and Practices in The Nigerian Economy

To know what is unethical, you have to first know what is ethics.The word ethics has been defined in various ways. It is the study of people’s rights and duties, the moral rule that guide people in decision making and the nature of the relationships among people (Stoner et al, 2009). The Merriam-Webster Dictionary define…

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Importance of Ethics in Business

Issues of fairness, ethics and social responsibility are becoming progressively important as organisations all over the globe are faced with an ever increasing competition. For this reason also, entrepreneurs are increasingly capitalising on unprecedented business opportunities around the world; a progeny of globalisation of national economies. Examples of unethical business behaviour includes; – poor working…

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The State of Ethics and Unethical Practice in Business

The need to study the state of ethics and ethical conduct cannot be overemphasized. In business history, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and corporations should know that unethical behaviours or practices cannot go for too long unnoticed. Bateman and Snell (2011) have rightly observed that insider trading, illegal campaign contributions, bribery and kickbacks, famous court cases, and…

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Concepts of Ethics in Business

The importance of ethical decision making at the workplace have long been understood by practising managers. All the assumptions and discourses about the challenges in the new century have come and gone and now trying to effectively manage the 21st century organisations has become a very harsh reality to confront. That human beings make up…

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Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Business

Ethics and social responsibility are the two sides of the same coin. They are topical and therefore, should be and are of great interest to entrepreneurs, corporate entities and society. Entrepreneurs and managers and their organisation must be aware of the expectation to be socially responsible and to put in place appropriate guidelines for instilling…

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