Business Ethics Quarterly 16 (2):167-184 (2006)

Abstract
Labour and employment law no longer has a monopoly on regulating labour relations and is facing a crisis as its effectiveness isquestioned. Codes of conduct adopted by companies to recognise their social responsibility for the global supply chain are instruments that can usefully complement labour and employment law. The aim of this paper is to analyse in depth the legal nature of codes of conduct and their impact on labour and employment law. Will the use of codes of conduct reinforce the crisis of labour and employment law in the era of globalisation or will these codes be part of a solution to this crisis? Do we have to consider codes of conduct as competitors to labour and employment law or as an opportunity for rethinking the way that labour and employment law norms should be produced and applied?
Keywords Applied Philosophy  Business and Professional Ethics  Social Science
Categories (categorize this paper)
ISBN(s) 1052-150X
DOI beq200616219
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 70,039
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

What Stakeholder Theory is Not.Andrew C. Wicks - 2003 - Business Ethics Quarterly 13 (4):479-502.
Moral Imagination and the Future of Sweatshops.Denis G. Arnold & Laura P. Hartman - 2003 - Business and Society Review 108 (4):425-461.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

From Chain Liability to Chain Responsibility.Rob Van Tulder, Jeroen Van Wijk & Ans Kolk - 2009 - Journal of Business Ethics 85 (S2):399 - 412.

View all 6 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Corporate Codes of Conduct: On the Virtue of Modesty.Ian Maitland - 2005 - International Corporate Responsibility Series 2:65-78.
»Recht auf Arbeit« nach der Vollbeschäftigung.Matthias Möhring-Hesse - 1998 - Zeitschrift Für Evangelische Ethik 42 (1):5-14.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2011-01-09

Total views
55 ( #206,407 of 2,506,010 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #416,828 of 2,506,010 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes