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The history of business ethics

Mees, B 2018 , 'The history of business ethics', in E Heath and B Kaldis and A Marcoux (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Business Ethics , Routledge, New York, pp. 7-22.

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In 1956 the first edition of Samuel Noah Kramer’s bestselling History Begins at Sumer: Thirty-nine Firsts in Recorded History appeared, a good place if any to look for the origins of business ethics. The earliest written records acknowledged by historians come from the ruins of ancient Sumer, predating the earliest Chinese and European texts by many centuries.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors/Creators:Mees, B
Keywords: Business ethics, history
Publisher: Routledge
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