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Journal of Business Ethics

Journal of Business Ethics

Editor-in-Chief: R.E. Freeman; M. Greenwood

ISSN: 0167-4544 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-0697 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10551

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Editors-in-Chief
R. Edward Freeman,
University of Virginia, USA
Michelle Greenwood,  Monash University, Australia

Consulting Editors
Laura J. Spence, University of London, UK
James P. Walsh, University of Michigan, USA
Patricia Werhane, University of Virginia, USA
Michael Zyphur, University of Melbourne, Australia

Founding Editors
Alex C. Michalos and Deborah C. Poff

Section Editors
Accounting and Business Ethics:
Steven Dellaportas,
RMIT University, Australia
Charles H. Cho, York University, Canada
Behavioral Business Ethics:
David M. Wasieleski, Duquesne University, USA and ICN Business School, France
Book Reviews:
Edwin Hartman, Retired Professor, Stern School of New York University, USA
Business Law:
Joshua E. Perry,
Indiana University, USA
Case Studies:
Loren Falkenberg, University of Calgary, Canada
Codes of Ethics:
Muel Kaptein, Erasmus University, The Netherlands
Consumer Ethics/Social Responsibility:
Scott Vitell, University of Mississippi, USA
Deirdre Shaw, Adam Smith Business School, Glasgow, UK
Corporate Governance:
Stelios Zyglidopoulos, Adam Smith Business School, UK
Corporate Responsibility: Quantitative Issues:
Joelle Vanhamme, EDHEC Business School, France
Wendy Chapple, Nottingham University Business School, UK
Corporate Responsibility: Theoretical/Qualitative Issues:
Benjamin A. Neville, University of Melbourne, Australia
Antonino Vaccaro, IESE Business School, Spain
Corporate Sustainability:
Cory Searcy,
Ryerson University, Canada
Kai Hockerts,  Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark
Critical Studies and Business Ethics:
Raza Mir,
William Paterson University, USA
Economics and Business Ethics:
Julie Nelson
, University of Massachusetts, USA
Finance and Business Ethics:
Greg Shailer
, Australian National University, Australia
Omrane Guedhami, University of South Carolina, USA
Human Resource Management:
Harry Van Buren
, University of New Mexico, USA
Humanities and Business Ethics:
Christopher Michaelson,
University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business, USA
International Management:
Nicola M. Pless, University of South Australia, Australia
Labour Relations and Workers' Rights:
Edmund Byrne,
Indiana University, USA
Leadership: Philosophical/Theoretical/Qualitative Issues:
Karianne Kalshoven, Amsterdam Center for Integrity and Leadership, The Netherlands
Leadership: Quantitative Issues:
Alex Newman,
Deakin University, Australia
Marketing Ethics:
Michael Hyman, New Mexico State University at Las Cruces, USA
Organisational Behavior and Business Ethics:
Mary F. Sully de Luque, Arizona State University, Thunderbird School of Global Management, USA
Dawn R. Elm, University of St. Thomas, USA
Philosophy and Business Ethics:
Alejo Jose G. Sison,
University of Navarre, Spain
Vincent Blok, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Psychology and Business Ethics:
Gazi Islam, Grenoble Ecole de Management, France 
Religion and Spirituality:
Domenec Mele, IESE Business School, Spain
Research and Business Ethics:
Kirsten Martin
, George Washington University School of Business, USA
Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise:
Julia Roloff
, ESC Rennes School of Business, France
Sociology and Business Ethics:
Gibson Burrell, University of Leicester and Manchester Business School, UK
Teaching Business Ethics:
Jill A. Brown,
Bentley University, USA

Social Media Editor:
Glen Whelan, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
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Special Issues:
Robert Phillips, University of Richmond, USA

Editorial Board
Kenneth Amaeshi, University of Edinburgh, UK
Antonio Argandoña, University of Navarra, Spain
Brent David Beal, University of Texas at Tyler, USA
Richard F. Beltramini, Wayne State University, USA
Frederick Bird, University of Wateloo, Canada
John R. Boatright, Loyola University, USA
Clive Boddy, Nottingham Business School, UK
Johannes Brinkmann, Norwegian School of Management BI, Norway
E. Holly Buttner, University of North Carolina, USA
David Campbell, Newcastle University, UK
Man-Kit Ludwig Chang, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Nobuyuki Chikudate, Asia University, Japan
Lawrence B. Chonko, Baylor University, USA
Denis Collins, Edgewood College, USA
Wesley Cragg, York University, Canada
Geert Demuijnck, EDHEC Business School, France
Xingqiang Du, Xiamen University, China
Paul Dunn, Brock University, Canada
Sadok El Ghoul, University of Alberta, Canada
Yves Fassin, Ghent University, Belgium
Gary M. Fleischman, School of Accounting, USA
Virginia W. Gerde, Furman University, USA
Kevin Gibson, Marquette University, USA
Tobias Gößling, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Jean-Pascal Gond, Cass Business School, City University London, UK
Irene M. Gordon, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Jennifer J. Griffin, George Washington University, USA
Verena Gruber, HEC Montreal, Canada
Tobias Hahn, Kedge Business School, France
S. Duane Hansen, Weber State University, USA 
Neil C. Herndon, South China University of Technology, China
Simon Ho, University of Macau
Marek Hudon, CEB/CERMi, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Po-Keung Ip, National Central University, Taiwan
Ming Jia, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
Ans Kolk, University of Amsterdam Business School, The Netherlands
Arno Kourula, University of Amsterdam Business School, the Netherlands
Johanna Kujala, University of Tampere, Finland
Kit-Chun Joanna Lam, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Chris MacDonald, Ryerson University, Canada 
Jyoti Devi (Brinda) Mahadeo, Eastern Institute of Technology, New Zealand
Nicholas Mark McClaren, Deakin University, Australia
Markus J. Milne, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Mette Morsing, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Jan Narveson, University of Waterloo, Canada
K. Praveen Parboteeah, University of Wisconsin, USA
Bidhan Parmar, University of Virginia, USA
Moses Pava, Yeshiva University, USA
Michael Jay Polonsky, Deakin Business University, Australia
Corinne Post, Lehigh University, USA
Terry L Price, University of Richmond, USA
Jon Reast, Bradford University, UK
Darryl Reed, York University, Canada
Simon Lloyd D. Restubog, Australian National University, Australia
Carl Rhodes, University of Technology, Australia
Cheryl Rivers, Victoria University, New Zealand
Gedeon J. Rossouw, Ethics Institute of South Africa, South Africa
Sen Sendjaya, Monash University, Australia
S. Prakash Sethi, Baruch College, CUNY, USA
John W. Selsky, Institute for Washington’s Future, USA
Stanley Shapiro, Salt Spring Island, Canada
Thomas Li-Ping Tang, Middle Tennessee State University, USA
Mike Valente, Schulich School of Business, Canada
Sean Valentine, University of North Dakota, USA
Andrea Werner, Middlesex University London, UK
Andrew C. Wicks, University of Virginia, USA
Qinqin Zheng, Fudan University, China

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