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Mapping the contours of blame: an account of the moral boundaries of organizations

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This paper presents an account of the moral boundaries of organizations. We define an organization’s moral boundary to encompass all of the actions for which it could be held morally responsible. Our theory requires us to view organizations as subjects that act in the world, rather than as objects that are used as tools; that is, it requires us to focus on corporate moral agency. We present a process model for determining whether a given action lies within an organization’s moral boundary, an...

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Publication status:
Accepted
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Saïd Business School
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Saïd Business School
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Springer
Journal:
Journal of Business Ethics More from this journal
Acceptance date:
2024-04-24
EISSN:
1573-0697
ISSN:
0167-4544
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1992215
Local pid:
pubs:1992215
Deposit date:
2024-04-25

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