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Training on Ethics: Cummins Engine Company

Ronald Nelson (Cummins Engine Company, Columbus, Indiana, USA)

Journal of Management Development

ISSN: 0262-1711

Publication date: 1 April 1992


Discusses the author′s experiences of working for the Cummins Engine Company and stresses his involvement in various models and setting up of training programmes on ethics. Stresses the fact that Cummins is acknowledged as a leader in ethical business management and its use of a continuous programme to provide managers with the tools to resolve business ethics. Reviews the models and frameworks used in the programme, which include an ethical standards table, and concludes by identifying issues and concerns which face managers.



Nelson, R. (1992), "Training on Ethics: Cummins Engine Company", Journal of Management Development, Vol. 11 No. 4, pp. 21-33.




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