Ethical Economy

Standards and Audits for Ethics Management Systems

The European Perspective

Editors: Wieland, Josef (Ed.)

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Today’s management is faced with the new task of implementing and dealing with standardised ethics management systems and values programs. It is a widely accepted fact that these have to be designed individually and firm specific, if they are to be a success. On the one hand, these systems are a business card for the companies. On the other hand the companies have to meet the growing public demand for evaluating the seriosity of these systems.

The articles collected in this volume investigate the contents and processes of good corporate practice. Their main focus is on the question of integrating the moral values and ethical demands into economic and corporate decisions by ethics standards in a way that is credible and understandable for society.

The volume presented here is the first of its kind, due to the fact that it contains a collection of all relevant European ethics standards which are a part of a modern Good Corporate Governance. The reader is provided with an overview of the state of the European discussion.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • ValuesManagementSystemZfW: A New Standard for Values Driven Management

    Pages 3-24

    Wieland, Josef

  • AA1000 Series: The Challenge of Accountability Management

    Pages 25-40

    Peirce, Michael

  • The Ethical Management System of FORETICA

    Pages 41-59

    Francés, Pedro (et al.)

  • The Q-RES Project: The Quality of Social and Ethical Responsibility of Corporations

    Pages 60-115

    Colle, Simone (et al.)

  • Values Management Systems and their Auditing: Concept, Instruments and Empirical Experiences

    Pages 119-147

    Wieland, Josef (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Standards and Audits for Ethics Management Systems
Book Subtitle
The European Perspective
Editors
  • Josef Wieland
Series Title
Ethical Economy
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-05107-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-05107-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-40206-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-07292-5
Series ISSN
2211-2707
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 255
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