Is business ethics really that easy?

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Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta addressing the Business Roundtable. By US Department of Labor — L-17–06–07-A-012, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=59714674

Are recent announcements nothing more than window-dressing?

Would that it were so easy. The idea that stockholders own the corporation and that top managers work for the shareholders and nobody else is ingrained in American law.

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A German factory. By User:High Contrast — Self-photographed, CC BY 2.0 de, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1347981
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The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta Diesel Sedan was awarded Green Car of the Year. The award was rescinded in early October 2015. By Bull-Doser — Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6333338

Regulatory capture…

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Mike is an Assistant Professor of Management for Legal and Ethical Studies at Oakland U. Mike combines his scholarship with practical experience in politics.

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