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Scholarly vs non Scholarly Sources

1) Edmund F. Byrne - author of the May, 2002 article entitled "Business ethics: A helpful hybrid in search of integrity." Published in in the Journal of Business Ethics, Volume #37, Issue #2. Article is found on pages 121-133.

2) Published in September 24, 2011 issue of The Economist. Article entitled "Business: The view from the top, and bottom; Corporate culture." Pages 76-77.

3) Article authored by Jonathan Dee entitled a "A Toy Maker's Conscience," and published in the New York Times Magazine. New York: Dec 23, 2007. p. 34 (6 pages).

4) Article entitled: "75 years of lessons learned: chief executive officer values and corporate social responsibility," authored by Carol-Ann Tetrault Sirsly, and published in the Journal of Management History in 2009. Volume 15, and Issue 1. p. 78

5) Article entitled "Corporation communication, ethics, and operational identity: a case study of Benetton." Was authored by Janet L Borgerson, Jonathan E Schroeder, Martin Escudero Magnusson, and Frank Magnusson. Found in a journal entitled "Business Ethics." Oxford: July, 2009. Volume #18, Issue #3; p. 209.

My school library is down and I'm unable to pull up the articles as assigned; please review and tell me whether or not the articles as provided could be used as valid references (Scholarly vs non Scholarly Sources) when writing a paper and why or why not. Just looking at them I'm going to assume they are, but my teacher begs to differ. Your help is greatly appreciated.

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It seems your professor clearly does want "scholarly sources," but beyond that it seems your professor also holds a high standard for what counts. So in some ways, I actually do agree with the ...

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Scholarly versus non scholarly source are examined. Corporate cultures are discussed.