Relational ethics in global commerce

Creed, Andrew, Zutshi, Ambika and Ross, Jane 2009, Relational ethics in global commerce, Journal of electronic commerce in organizations, vol. 7, no. 1, January-March, pp. 35-49.

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Title Relational ethics in global commerce
Author(s) Creed, Andrew
Zutshi, Ambika
Ross, Jane
Journal name Journal of electronic commerce in organizations
Volume number 7
Issue number 1
Season January-March
Start page 35
End page 49
Total pages 15
Publisher Idea Group Publishing
Place of publication Hershey, Pa.
Publication date 2009
ISSN 1539-2937
1539-2929
Keyword(s) e-commerce relationships
ethics
global enterprises
internet trust
online privacy
Summary This article identifies the fragility of relationships and ethical practices in the context of global commercial relationships and reflects upon the centrality of human relationships in commerce. The connections between people in global business are underpinned by ethical actions and outcomes and influenced by the degree that information and communication technology are part of the commercial relationship. Issues of trust, privacy, sharing, communication, security, anonymity, and learning emerge as relevant. This analysis positions relational ethics into the field of commerce, exposes the critical issues, and makes recommendations for ways to work with and further develop the link between commerce and relational ethics at the global level, especially in the light of developing technologies and the growth of e-commerce.
Language eng
Field of Research 150308 International Business
Socio Economic Objective 950402 Business Ethics
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2009
Copyright notice ©2009, IGI Global
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30016680

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