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Ethics and agency theory

an introduction

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business ethics.,
  • Executives -- Professional ethics.,
  • Corporate culture.,
  • Agency (Law)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-228) and index.

    Statementedited by Norman E. Bowie, R. Edward Freeman.
    SeriesThe Ruffin series in business ethics
    ContributionsBowie, Norman E., 1942-, Freeman, R. Edward, 1951-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5387 .E825 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1544312M
    ISBN 100195067983
    LC Control Number91023384

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Agency theory involves what is known as the principal-agent problem, a topic widely discussed in economics, management, and business ethics today. It is a characteristic of nearly all modern business firms that the principals (the owners and shareholders) are not the same people as the agents (the managers who run the firms for the principals).

In Ethics and Agency Theory, the authors demonstrate that it is a characteristic of nearly all modern business firms - that the principals (the owners and shareholders) are not the same people as the agents (the managers who run the firms for the principals).

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Summary: This study explores the ethical consequences of agency theory - a problem generated by the situation in nearly all modern businesses whereby the principals (owners and shareholders) are not the same people as the agents (managers who run the firms).

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