Loyalty in Business?

  title={Loyalty in Business?},
  author={John Corvino},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
  • J. Corvino
  • Published 1 November 2002
  • Business
  • Journal of Business Ethics
Discussions of loyalty in business typically assume that employees have a prima facieduty of loyalty to their companies, one that sometimes conflicts with other duties, such as the duty to blow the whistle in response to dangerous or unethical practices. Ronald Duska, however, denies the existence of any such duty. According to Duska, one does not have an duty of loyalty to a company, even a prima facieone, because companies are not proper objects of loyalty. He bases this conclusion on two… 

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