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Do corporations have a duty to be trustworthy?

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Since the global financial crisis in 2008, corporations have faced a crisis of trust, with growing sentiment against ‘elites and ‘big business’ and a feeling that ‘something ought to be done’ to re-establish public regard for corporations. Trust and trustworthiness are deeply moral significant. They provide the ‘glue or lubricant’ that begets reciprocity, decreases risk, secures dignity and respect, and safeguards against the subordination of the powerless to the powerful. However, in decidin...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.5871/jba/006s1.075

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Blavatnik School of Government
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Blavatnik School of Government
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British Academy
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Proceedings of the British Academy More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
s1
Pages:
75-129
Publication date:
2018-12-17
Acceptance date:
2018-10-14
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2052-7217
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uuid:d48078d9-5712-45d8-a8a2-3845c77b9c72
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976100
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2019-02-25

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