Corporations And Ethics: Lessons From The Front Lines Of The Financial Meltdown
The global financial meltdown has placed business behavior under the microscope, resulting in no shortage of guilty parties charged with responsibility for the fiasco. But which groups deserve more of the blame, and how did their behavior lead directly a global economic downturn? What lessons can we learn from these and related events, such as the recent highprofile insider trading cases? This paper is the compilation of articles from Wharton and elsewhere tries to answer these questions from an ethical standpoint. They also consider how corporations should deal with abusive regimes, another ethical challenge for companies with large global operations.