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There Is No Rawlsian Theory of Corporate Governance
ABSTRACT: The major aim of this article is to show that John Rawls’s theory of justice cannot be applied effectively to questions of business ethics and corporate governance. I begin with a readingExpand
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Talk Ain’t Cheap: Political CSR and the Challenges of Corporate Deliberation
ABSTRACT: Deliberative democratic theory, commonly used to explore questions of “political” corporate social responsibility (PCSR), has become prominent in the literature. This theory has beenExpand
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Justice Failure: Efficiency and Equality in Business Ethics
This paper offers the concept of “justice failure,” as a counterpart to the familiar idea of market failure, in order to better understand managers’ ethical obligations. This paper takes the “marketExpand
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What is the Best Way to Argue Against the Profit-Maximization Principle?
This brief paper engages with Hussain’s critique of what he refers to as the “efficiency argument for profit maximization.” Here I argue that Hussain’s strategy of seeing the corporation as anExpand
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The Form of the Firm
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The Corporation as a Relational Entity
Are corporations merely composites of individuals, which then take on the rights and duties of individuals, or are they concessions from a sovereign government and therefore subject to popularExpand
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Models of shareholder democracy: A transnational approach
Abstract: Existing discussions about shareholder control work with a state-centric and Westphalian conception of democracy. Therefore, they see the corporation as a state-analogue: shareholdersExpand
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The Political Nature of the Firm and the Cost of Norms
Political theorists are increasingly interested in understanding how firms are analogous to, or extensions of, government and the kinds of normative standards this implies. This is a welcomeExpand
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