Business ethics, investment and socially responsible business : A new paradigm business perspective

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dc.contributor.advisor Kolb, Darl en
dc.contributor.author Spiller, Rodger M en
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-26T02:29:25Z en
dc.date.available 2007-06-26T02:29:25Z en
dc.date.issued 1999 en
dc.identifier THESIS 99-343 en
dc.identifier.citation Thesis (PhD--Management and Employment Relations)--University of Auckland, 1999 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/549 en
dc.description Full text is available to authenticated members of The University of Auckland only. en
dc.description.abstract The fundamental research question that this thesis addresses is "What is the nature of new paradigm business?" (Ray, 1991, p. 45) In answering this question a holistic and explicit account of socially responsible business is provided in response to the challenge made by Lydenberg (1996), namely that all the pieces of the socially responsible company need to be put together in a cohesive whole. The major philosophical and financial objections to new paradigm business and ethical investment are also addressed. The "Four P's" model created in this study involves: "purpose", defined in terms of creating environmental, social, and financial wealth; "principles" of honesty, fairness, caring, and courage; "practices" for the community, environment, employee, customer, supplier, and shareholder, stakeholder groups; and "performance measurement" to account for a triple bottom line of environmental and social as well as financial performance. This model is then applied to describe business ethics in New Zealand from a new paradigm business perspective. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher ResearchSpace@Auckland en
dc.relation.ispartof PhD Thesis - University of Auckland en
dc.relation.isreferencedby UoA9987711414002091 en
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dc.title Business ethics, investment and socially responsible business : A new paradigm business perspective en
dc.type Thesis en
thesis.degree.discipline Management and Employment Relations en
thesis.degree.grantor The University of Auckland en
thesis.degree.level Doctoral en
thesis.degree.name PhD en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en


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