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  1. Ethical corporate social responsibility: A framework for managers. [REVIEW]Jacquie L'Etang - 1995 - Journal of Business Ethics 14 (2):125 - 132.
    Managers encounter difficulties in developing corporate social responsibility programmes. These difficulties arise from conflicting interests and priorities. Pressures may be both internal and external and corporate social responsibility programmes usually evolve from a combination of proactive and reactive policies. The first experiences of a company are likely to be reactive, in response to requests for equipment, sponsorship or charitable donations but companies soon become aware of the benefits of planned programmes. Planning implies objectives, performance criteria and evaluation, and a rational (...)
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  2. Public relations and corporate social responsibility: Some issues arising. [REVIEW]Jacquie L'Etang - 1994 - Journal of Business Ethics 13 (2):111 - 123.
    The paper questions current assumptions about the benefits of corporate social responsibility and the claims that corporations make on behalf of their corporate social responsibility programmes. In particular, the paper suggests that the use of corporate social responsibility for public relations ends raises moral problems over the motivation of corporations. The paper cautions that the justifications which corporations employ may either be immoral or inaccurate with regard to the empirical evidence gained from a small-scale qualitative study carried out in the (...)
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  3. A Kantian approach to codes of ethics.Jacquie L'Etang - 1992 - Journal of Business Ethics 11 (10):737 - 744.
    The paper discusses whether codes of ethics are Kantian notions through an analysis of their intention and structure. The article also discusses some of the ideas put forward by William Starr in his article, Codes of Ethics — Towards a Rule-Utilitarian Justification,Journal of Business Ethics 2(2) (May 1983).The paper refers to recent definitions of codes of ethics and considers reasons for the proliferation of such codes. It examines the moral justification for these codes and analyses the underlying ethical theory particularly (...)
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    Now read this: Book review spelling out corporate responsibility. [REVIEW]Jacquie L'Etang - 1993 - Business Ethics, the Environment and Responsibility 2 (3):172–174.
    Cannon, Tom, Corporate Responsibility, Financial Times, Pitman Publishing, 1992, pp. 265, Hardback £30.00, ISBN 0‐273‐03727‐7.
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