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Ethics and Diversity in Business Management Education

A Sociological Study with International Scope

  • Mary Godwyn

Part of the CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance book series (CSEG)

About this book

Introduction

This book examines business education from the perspective of the social sciences and humanities, specifically sociology and ethics. In particular, it offers the rare combination of liberal arts and business management education which is used to investigate how aspects of business education might be responsible for and connected to the distribution of wealth that currently dominates the global economy.

Through interviews with business ethics faculty members, students, and graduates around the world, as well as attendance in business ethics classes and examination of classroom materials, the author presents patterns of theory, perspectives, and outcomes from culturally and geographically diverse business schools. This research provides insights into how business ethics educators are responding to the growing diversity in student populations, and the dual crises of environmental destruction and lack of ethical stewardship.

The book also discusses alternative discourses within business schools and makes recommendations for future improvements.

Keywords

Business education Business school Diversity Ethics Inclusion Management education

Authors and affiliations

  • Mary Godwyn
    • 1
  1. 1.Babson CollegeBabson ParkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-46654-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-46653-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-46654-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2196-7075
  • Series Online ISSN 2196-7083
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