Is business ethics an oxymoron?

Is business ethics an oxymoron? This assignment discusses whether business ethics is an oxymoron or not. The assignment identifies the growing recognition of business ethics as a discipline concerned with the social and economic impact of organizations within their internal but also external environment (Moore, 1999). The assignment provides an overview of business ethics as this is situated in the academic literature.
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Should Governments be run as businesses? (Arguments in favour)

The case of power

According to Quayle (1998) and Brammer and Walker (2011) the study of power needs to be recognised for how organizations succeed or fail to meet their objectives. Even though the use of power can be positive because it helps people delegate tasks effectively, at the same time it can be destructive because of interpersonal tensions and rivalries.

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