Fair Shares: A Preliminary Framework and Case Analyzing the Ethics of Offshoring

TitleFair Shares: A Preliminary Framework and Case Analyzing the Ethics of Offshoring
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsGordon, C, Zimmerman, A
JournalScience & Engineering Ethics
Volume16
Issue2
Pagination325-353
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number13533452
Accession Number50317169
Keywordsbusiness , Corporate , ethics , international , justice , OFFSHORE , Offshoring , Outsourcing , SOCIAL , U.S. , United , UTILITARIANISM
AbstractMuch has been written about the offshoring phenomenon in business and manufacturing from an economic efficiency perspective. This article discusses the morality of offshoring, and develops a preliminary framework for analyzing the ethics of offshoring and then applies this framework to basic case study of offshoring in the U.S.
NotesGordon, Cameron 1; Email Address: Cameron.gordon@canberra.edu.au Zimmerman, Alan 2; Email Address: Zimmerman@mail.csi.cuny.edu; Affiliation: 1: Faculty of Business and Government, University of Canberra, Bruce, ACT 2601, Australia 2: Business Department, City University of New York, College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314, USA; Source Info: Jun2010, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p325; Subject Term: OFFSHORE outsourcing; Subject Term: BUSINESS ethics; Subject Term: SOCIAL responsibility of business; Subject Term: UTILITARIANISM; Subject Term: UNITED States; Author-Supplied Keyword: Business ethics; Author-Supplied Keyword: Corporate Social Responsibility; Author-Supplied Keyword: Ethics; Author-Supplied Keyword: International outsourcing; Author-Supplied Keyword: Justice; Author-Supplied Keyword: Offshoring; Author-Supplied Keyword: Outsourcing; Author-Supplied Keyword: U.S.; Number of Pages: 29p; Illustrations: 1 Diagram, 7 Charts; Document Type: Article
DOI10.1007/s11948-009-9147-0
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