Alongside other moral dilemmas and corporate social responsibility related issues, conflicts of interest are one of the most common challenges faced in the workplace. This is the first book devoted to examining the ethics behind conflicts of interest in the context of business, focussing on the foundations of moral philosophy which informs our understanding of ethics. Through clear writing and applied examples, the author shows how ethics can be used to identify and manage conflicts of interest in the business world. The book offers original insights on this topic, moving the scholarly debate forward in conflicts of interest. Offering a clear guide to the ethics of conflicts of interest in business, this is essential reading for students at all levels studying business ethics.
Alonso Villarán is an associate professor at Universidad del Pacifico (Lima, Perú).
Chapter 1: Ethics and the Moral Law
Chapter 2: Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Chapter 3: Defining Conflicts of Interest
Chapter 4: Classifying Conflicts of Interest
Chapter 5: Assessing Conflicts of Interest
Chapter 6: Managing Conflicts of Interest
Chapter 7: Conflicts of Interest in Codes of Ethics