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Business Ethics in the Philippines
Alejo José G. Sison and Antonette Palma-Angeles
Journal of Business Ethics
Vol. 16, No. 14, Region: and Country-Related Reports on Business Ethics (Oct., 1997), pp. 1519-1528
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25073019
Page Count: 10
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The plurality of languages and ethnicities, the geographic fragmentation, the predominant Roman Catholic religion, together with the still relatively short experience in nationhood account for a very peculiar understanding of "business ethics" in the Philippines. The rapid growth and liberalization of the economy, coupled with the inequitable distribution of wealth, the destruction of the environment and corruption are the main ethical concerns. Businesspersons and the academe endeavor to find creative solutions for these unique challenges.
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