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Society for Business Ethics

The Society for Business Ethics (SBE) is a professional academic organization that promotes the study of business ethics by providing opportunities to examine the entire range of ethical issues that arise in business contexts. The SBE is committed to an interdisciplinary approach to business ethics, supporting and promoting teaching and scholarly work within and between disciplines such as philosophy, management, law, political theory, organizational studies, economics, and accounting. The SBE sponsors two major activities: (1) an annual conference and (2) the journal Business Ethics Quarterly.

The academic field of business ethics itself emerged in the mid-1970s. This was a period in which a U.S. president resigned in the aftermath of a major public scandal, giving rise to a greater social awareness of corrupt business and governmental ...

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