Anarchist versus corporate ethics

Franks, B. (2017) Anarchist versus corporate ethics. In: Baars, G. and Spicer, A. (eds.) The Corporation: A Critical, Multi-disciplinary Handbook. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 497-510. ISBN 9781107073111

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This chapter describes, applies and evaluates social anarchism's ethical critique of business practice and business ethics, using Milton Friedman's 'The Social Responsibility of Business to Increase Its Profits' as a focus of criticism. In developing this antagonistic inquiry into corporocentric principles and methods of production, alternatives are identified and assessed, including those which claim to include an anarchist ethos in their corporate practices. This chapter is an extensively revised version of an article called 'Anarchism and Business Ethics', published in "Ephemera' 14.4 (2014): 699-724.

Item Type:Book Sections
Keywords:Anarchism, ethics ,corporate ethics, corporocentricism, rights, virtues.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Franks, Dr Benjamin
Authors: Franks, B.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
J Political Science > JC Political theory
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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