Beyond the Manager’s Moral Dilemma: Rethinking the ‘Ideal-Type’ Business Ethics Case

  title={Beyond the Manager’s Moral Dilemma: Rethinking the ‘Ideal-Type’ Business Ethics Case},
  author={Todd Bridgman},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
  • T. Bridgman
  • Published 1 August 2010
  • Business
  • Journal of Business Ethics
Case teaching occupies a central place in the history of business education and in recognition of its significance, the Journal of Business Ethics recently created a new section for cases. Typically, business ethics cases are used to teach moral reasoning by exposing students to real-life situations which puts them in the position of a decision-maker faced with a moral dilemma. Drawing on a critical management studies’ (CMS) critique of mainstream business ethics, this article argues that this… 

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