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Refugee Crisis and the Unscrupulous Businessmen

“I do not have a job. There are no jobs. Nobody cares for us in Nigeria. My people borrowed and contributed money for me to pay the driver that takes people to Mali and across the border to Libya. From there, I hope to cross over to Italy or Spain with the boat.

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The Side Effect of U.S. Presidential Election 2016

Be respectful and treat others the way you would like to be treated. Show love and propagate unity. These are some of the basic teachings of good etiquette which many have subscribed to and adopted as

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Africa Land Buyout: Who is Profiting?

A large advertisement poster showing a photo of African children with symptoms of malnutrition and the caption “Help stop hunger in Africa with only Euro 5 per month” is a common Scene

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Business Ethics and the Development of Intellectual Capital

Business Ethics and the Development of Intellectual Capital

Business Ethics and the Development of Intellectual Capital

Business ethics is the ethical reflection of a business towards its behaviours and their impacts (Epstein 1987, 1989). This reflection can be shown in its emphasis of corporate values upon integrity, accountability, honesty, trust, fairness, responsibility, cooperation, mutuality, professionalism and open communication (Weeks and Nantel 1992; Kaptein 2004; Schwartz 2005).

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Aristotle on Business

Aristotle on Business

Aristotle on Business

I have developed a theoretical framework which I call ‘an Aristotelian approach to business’. As Aristotle is famous largely as the enemy of business, some justification of this approach would seem to be in order. True, he was the first economist. He had much to say about the ethics of exchange and so might well be called the first (known) business ethicist as well. But Aristotle distinguished two different senses of what we call economics: oeconomicus or household trading, which he approved of and thought essential to the working of any even modestly complex society, and chrematisike, which is trade for profit.

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