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An Analysis of FalseBynrne' Business Ethics Article

My school's library is down and I'm unable to access the article-- Business Ethics Should Study Illicit Businesses: To Advance Respect for Human Rights: JBE JBE
falseByrne, Edmund F. Journal of Business Ethics103. 4 (Nov 2011): 497-509.

Can you please assist in telling me what exactly this article is about in depth and how the article essentially relates to business ethics to include relevancy so that I can complete the rest of my assignment?

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The article implies that business ethics, as a discipline, must also recognize that illicit businesses happen. The author exemplifies the fact that the expression "illicit business" seems not to exist in the business ethics vocabulary.

The article raised these points:

-Business ethics involves identifying norms that should govern business practices, procedures whereby those engaging in business may apply these norms, and the extent to which adherence to these norms is being or can be achieved in practice.

-Business ethicists generally recognize that some actions performed by individuals in a workplace setting are unethical. Among these actions are:
--unethical business practices
--unethical business behavior
--petty theft
--deliberate mistreatment of employees or customers or suppliers

-Governments are also violators of human rights. It said that bans imposed by a totalitarian government typically include curtailment or outright ...

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The solution describes FalseBynrne's article entitled Business Ethics Should Study Illicit Businesses: To Advance Respect for Human Rights. The article implies that business ethics, as a discipline, must also recognize that illicit businesses happen. The author exemplifies the fact that the expression "illicit business" seems not to exist in the business ethics vocabulary.

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