Bibliography for Business Ethics


Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

Lexis-Nexis (Business and Law Reviews)

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Werhane, Patricia Hogue and Freeman, R. Edward. Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of Business Ethics. Walden, Mass Blackwell Publishers, 1998. (Online through NetLibrary)

Recent Books in the ACU Library and Abilene Library Consortium
(Hardin-Simmons U. (HSU), McMurry U. (MCM), Howard Payne U. (HPU), Abilene Public Library (APL))

Alford, C. Fred.  Whistleblowers: broken lives and organizational power. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2001. 331.2 A389W

Alford, Helen J.  Managing as if faith mattered: Christian social principles in the modern organization. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2001. 658 A389M

Barth, Steven R.  Corporate ethics: the business code of conduct for ethical employees. [Boston]: Aspatore, 2003. HSU HF5387 .B356 2003

Boatright, John Raymond.  Ethics and the conduct of business. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, c2000. MCM HF5387 .B6 2000

Callahan, David.  The cheating culture: why more Americans are doing wrong to get ahead. Orlando: Harcourt, c2004. HPU HF5387 .C334 2004

De George, Richard T.  The ethics of information technology and business. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2003. HPU HF5387 .D383 2003

Dougherty, Peter J. Who's Afraid of Adam Smith. Hoboken, N.J.: J. Wiley, c2002. (Online through NetLibrary)

Elliott, A. Larry.  How companies lie: why Enron is just the tip of the iceberg. New York: Crown Business, c2002. APL 364.168 ELL

Galford, Robert M.  The trusted leader : bringing out the best in your people and your company. New York: Free Press, c2002. APL 174.4 GAL

Garten, Jeffrey E.  The politics of fortune: a new agenda for business leaders. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, c2002. 658.4 G244P Also available Online

Gunther, Marc.  Faith and fortune: the quiet revolution to reform American business. New York: Crown Business, c2004. APL 174.4 GUN

Huffington, Arianna Stassinopoulos.  Pigs at the trough: how corporate greed and political corruption are undermining America. New York: Crown publishers, c2003. APL 364.168 HUF

Jackson, Ira A.  Profits with principles: seven strategies for delivering value with values. New York: Currency/Doubleday, 2004. APL 658.408 JAC

Johnson, Larry.  Absolute honesty: building a corporate culture that values straight talk and rewards integrity. New York: AMACOM, American Management Association, c2003. HSU HD58.7 .J612 2003

Johnson, Roberta Ann.  Whistleblowing: when it works--and why. Boulder: L. Rienner Publishers, c2003. HSU HD60.5 .U5 J664 2003

Kaptein, Muel and Johan Wempe.  The balanced company: a theory of corporate integrity. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. HPU HF5387 .K353 2002

Klein, Sherwin.  Ethical business leadership: balancing theory and practice. New York: Peter Lang, c2002. HSU HF5387 .K577 2002

Knitter, Paul F. and Chandra Muzaffar.  Subverting greed: religious perspectives on the global economy. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, c2002. 174.4 S941

Lavoie, Don.  Culture and enterprise: the development, representation and morality of business. London; New York: Routledge, 2002. (Online through NetLibrary)

Lewis, Alan and Karl-Erik Wrneryd.  Ethics and economic affairs. London ; New York: Routledge, 2002. (Online through NetLibrary)

Lozano, Josep M.  Ethics and organizations: understanding business ethics as a learning process. Dordrecht; Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, c2000. HPU HF5387 .L69 2000

Manheim, Jarol B.  The death of a thousand cuts: corporate campaigns and the attack on the corporation. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2001. 659.2 M277D. Also available online through Net Library.

Maxwell, John C.  There's no such thing as business ethics: there's only one rule for making decisions. New York: Warner Books, c2003. APL 174.4 MAX

McLemore, Clinton W.  Street-smart ethics: succeeding in business without selling your soul. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox Press, c2003. HSU HF5387 .M432 2003

Mills, Daniel Quinn.  Wheel, deal, and steal: deceptive accounting, deceitful CEOs, and ineffective reforms. Saddle River, NJ: FT/Prentice Hall, c2003. HSU HV6769 .M55 2003

Pauchant, Thierry C.  Ethics and spirituality at work: hopes and pitfalls of the search for meaning in organizations. Westport, Conn.: Quorum Books, 2002. 174 E84P

Pava, Moses L.  Leading with meaning: using covenantal leadership to build a better organization. New York; Houndmills, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. HSU HF5388 .P38 2003

Phillips, Robert.  Stakeholder theory and organizational ethics. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, c2003. HSU HD2741 .P48 2003

Primeaux, Patrick.  Reinterpreting the American dream: persons and ethics. Lanham [Md.]: International Scholars Publications, c2000. HSU HF5387 .P738 2000

Quarter, Jack. Beyond the bottom line: socially innovative business owners. Westport, Conn.: Quorum Books, 2000. (Online through NetLibrary)

Rae, Scott B. and Kenman L. Wong.  Beyond integrity: a Judeo-Christian approach to business ethics. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, c2004. 174.4 B573 2004

Richter, Judith.  Holding corporations accountable: corporate conduct, international codes, and citizen action. New York: Zed Books, 2001. HSU HD60 .R525 2001

Sethi, S. Prakash and Oliver F. Williams.  Economic imperatives and ethical values in global business: the South African experience and international codes today. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2001. 174.4 S495E

Shin, Kihyoung.  The covenantal interpretation of the business corporation. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, c2001. 174.4 S556C

Soule, Edward.  Morality & markets: the ethics of government regulation. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Pub., c2003. 172.2 S722M

Williams, Oliver F.  Global codes of conduct: an idea whose time has come. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, c2000. (Online through NetLibrary)

Zinbarg, Edward D.  Faith, morals, and money: what the world's religions tell us about money in the marketplace. New York: Continuum, 2001. 291.564 Z77

Journals and Magazines Available Electronically and in Print

Accounting & Business Research 1982-present

Accounting & the Public Interest 2001-present

Accounting Horizons 1987-present

Accounting Review 1926-present

Behavioral Research in Accounting 1989-present

Business Ethics: A European Review 1998-present (Most recent 12 months not available full-text)

Business Ethics Quarterly1991-present

Contemporary Accounting Research 1984-present (Six month delay in full-text)

Faith and Economics (ACU has 2001-present) 261.85 F174

Journal of Accounting Research 1963-present (Most recent 12 months not available full-text)

Journal of Biblical Integration in Business (ACU has 1995-1999, 2001-present) 650.0705 J865

Journal of Business Ethics (Online 1996-)(ACU has 1982-1996, 1999-2002 in print) 174.405 JOURNAL

Journal of Management Accounting Research 1989-present

Journal of Markets and Morality (Free Online Journal available at

Web Sites

BELL - Business Ethics Links Library (University of Colorado)

Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness (Harvard Business School) - Business

Business Ethics Bibliography compiled by Sharon Stoeger, MLS, MBA

Corporate Governance Web Site

Ethical Corporation Web Site

Codes of Ethics Online - Center for the Study of Ethics in the Profession (Illinois Institute of Technology)

AICPA Center for Excellence in Financial Management


Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

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