Although the topics of business ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) are not new, this article focuses on the changing role of both subjects in the current business world. Having heard much about CSR in the past, the authors were under the impression that it had taken hold as a movement and more and more corporations were leaning toward ethical business practices and social responsibility. Media attention on the shocking revelations of the tobacco industry stimulated their interest in investigating this impression. Their research indicates that, although some corporations are still practicing unethical behavior, many more indicated that they have a social responsibility to their stakeholders.
Kilcullen, M. and Ohles Kooistra, J. (1999), "At least do no harm: sources on the changing role of business ethics and corporate social responsibility", Reference Services Review, Vol. 27 No. 2, pp. 158-178. https://doi.org/10.1108/00907329910275150
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