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Theory, Definitions, Overviews

  • Concise Encyclopedia of Business Ethics
    Provides key definitions, main areas of controversy, and pointers for further reading.
  • International Encyclopedia of Ethics
    over 700 entries, ranging from 1,000 to 10,000 words in length, written by subject experts in 9 cross-referenced volumes including a comprehensive index. Provides definitions and explanations of all areas of ethics. 
definitions of theoretical terms, overviews of concepts from different subject areas

entries and essays include:     Stakeholder Theory (Blackwell Guide to Business Ethics)

See also:


CSR Toolkit (Govt' of Canada)

Ethics Unwrapped (McCombs School of Business, UTexas)
free educational program of videos, case studies and resources based on the latest ethics research 

Academic Articles

Academic Search Complete

All subject areas, this database is a good starting point for scholarly articles and academic research in the ethical, moral, cultural, economic and social aspects of issues. 

 ProQuest One Business

 Business Source Premier

These comprehensive business and management databases include scholarly, academic articles dealing with CSR and ethics analysis as well as studies and profiles of how companies implement these practices. See Business Source for full-text of the Harvard Business Review. 

Corporate Governance

Report on Business (Globe and Mail)
Annual Corporate Governance Rankings
Board Games methodology 2022

Report:  Charting the Future of Canadian Governance  December 2022
TMX Group Limited and the Institute of Corporate Directors
includes resource lists of articles and sites on corporate governance issues