Directions for the Research and Education of Business Ethics

기업윤리에 관한 연구와 교육의 방향성 제시

  • Kang, Bohyeon (School of Business, Kyungpook National University)
  • Received : 2018.04.13
  • Accepted : 2018.06.20
  • Published : 2018.06.28


The importance of business ethics has been increased as time goes on. However, there are lacks of education and research in business ethics, domestically and internationally. Especially, in Korea, there are not many universities which teach business ethics as formal curriculum and there are not sufficient researches on business ethics. Also, the level of education of business ethics is only restricted to the type of case discussion and research of business ethics is focused only on one topic, corporate social responsibility which is only one of various and important topics in business ethics. Accordingly, as a qualitative research, this paper presents some directions that are essential to education and research in business ethics, discusses what has been educated and researched in business ethics, and proposes what are necessary for the future of education and research in business ethics. Based on this research, various researches which investigate various topics in business ethics are possible in the future.


Necessity of business ethics;Theoretical background;Corporate social responsibility;Corporate culture;Governance;Ethical leadership;Work's meaning and value


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