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Title:
WHEN THE DEFIANCE OF BUSINESS ETHICS LAWS BECOMES THE NEW NORMAL: THE CASE FOR VOLKSWAGEN

Authors:
Racquel Brown Gaston, Esq.; Mohamad Sepehri


Volume - 2 Issue - 11, Pages - 5319-5332

Abstract:
Over the years, corporations have pushed the boundaries of growth and making profit by shaping an organizational culture that is conducive to diminishing of the business ethics laws and letting it to become the new normal. This paper addresses the issues of concerns regarding the corporate ethics and the conscious practices by many corporations to turn a blind eye to corporate social responsibility and corporate citizenship. In recent years, there has been an alarming trend among the major corporations in various business industries to violate the public trust and willfully abate the rules of law. The paper highlights the Volkswagen's corporate citizenship by examining the triple bottom line - its profits, impact on individuals and on our planet.

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[Esq., Racquel Brown Gaston, and Mohamad Sepehri. "WHEN THE DEFIANCE OF BUSINESS ETHICS LAWS BECOMES THE NEW NORMAL: THE CASE FOR VOLKSWAGEN." International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 2, no. 11, 2017, pp. 5319-5332. November.]

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