Top Five Influences on Business Ethics


Top Five Influences on Business Ethics

M ore than 1,100 managers and human-resources experts polled by the Human Resource Institute ranked factors influencing business ethics today and 10 years hence:

Factor Rank Today Rank in 10 Years
Corporate scandals 1 4
Marketplace competition 2 2
Demands by investors 3 5
Pressure from customers 4 3
Globalization 5 1

Source: American Management Association/Human Resource Institute, Business Ethics Survey 2005, www.amanet.org .

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