Contributor: Kenneth E Goodpaster
Kenneth E Goodpaster, Chair in Business Ethics, University of St. Thomas
Kenneth E Goodpaster is Koch Endowed Chair in Business Ethics at the University of St. Thomas. His research has spanned a wide range of topics, from conceptual studies of ethical reasoning to empirical studies of the social implications of management decision making.
He is author of Perspectives on Morality (1976), Ethics and Problems of the 21st Century (1979), and the casebook Business Ethics: Policies and Persons (4th edn., 2006).
Kenneth E Goodpaster asks: to what ethical standards can we hold corporations? In an extract from his book, Conscience and Corporate Culture, he finds common moral patterns and argues for...