Groups, responsibility, and risk taking in business organizations

Journal of Business Ethics 7 (8):593 - 603 (1988)


Discussions of risk taking in the modern business organization frequently focus upon the behavior of individual moral agents. Here I attempt to identify some of the complexities of risk taking when it is a group phenomenon and to do so in such a way as to shed some light upon the ethics of group risk taking in business organizations.

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Gregory Mellema
Calvin College

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