Processes and Consequences in Business Ethical Dilemmas : The Oil Industry and Climate Change

@inproceedings{Menestrela2001ProcessesAC,
  title={Processes and Consequences in Business Ethical Dilemmas : The Oil Industry and Climate Change},
  author={Marc Le Menestrela and Sybille van den Hoveb and Henri-Claude de Bettigniesc},
  year={2001}
}
  • Marc Le Menestrela, Sybille van den Hoveb, Henri-Claude de Bettigniesc
  • Published 2001
This paper proposes a framework to examine business ethical dilemmas and business attitudes towards such dilemmas. Business ethical dilemmas can be understood as reflecting a contradiction between a socially detrimental process and a self-interested profitable consequence. This representation allows us to distinguish two forms of behavior differing by whether priority is put on consequences or on processes. We argue that these forms imply very different business attitudes towards society… CONTINUE READING