Encyclopedia of Business and Professional Ethics

Living Edition
| Editors: Deborah C Poff, Alex C. Michalos

Asian Journal of Business Ethics

  • Alex C. MichalosEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23514-1_261-1



This is a brief account of the first journal published that was devoted to the business ethics or socially responsible business in Asia.


The first issue of the Asian Journal of Business Ethics (ajobe) appeared in January 2012, 87 pages of 216 for the full volume. Its basic aim and scope was described by its four coeditors Alex C. Michalos, Allan K.K. Chan, Simon Shun-Man Ho, and Kit-Chun Joanna Lam as a scholarly journal publishing “original articles from a wide variety of methodological and disciplinary perspectives concerning ethical issues related to business in Asia, including East, Southeast and South-central Asia.”

The idea for the journal occurred to its coeditors sometime after the 2010 World Business Ethics Forum sponsored by the Hong Kong Baptist University and Macau University. This was the third Forum organized by colleagues from...

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  1. Lu X, Lam K-CJ (2012) Introduction to the inaugural collection. Asian J Bus Ethics 1(1):1–4CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Northern British ColumbiaOttawaCanada

Section editors and affiliations

  • Alex C. Michalos
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  1. 1.University of Northern British ColumbiaOttawaCanada