Date Added: Aug 2010
The ethical relativist's creed is "When in Rome do as the Roman do". For the ethical relativist nothing is sacred and nothing is wrong. At the opposite end of the spectrum is the creed of ethical imperialism which is anchored in the theory of absolutism and directs people to do everywhere exactly as they would do in their home country. This paper tries to identify guidelines for ethical leadership that can help corporations work through the maze of cultural differences and establish codes of conduct for globally ethical business practices.