The Moral Responsibilities of Companies is a philosophical analysis of the question of whether companies can be held morally responsible for the harms they create, and what implications such a view has on the moral position of employees and shareholders in these companies.
About the Author
Chris Chapple isa Partner in BDO LLP, a worldwide professional services company.
Table of Contents
Preface 1. The Problem of Corporate Responsibility 2. The Object of Study: the Nature of the Company 3. The Emergence Account (i) - the Agent-choice Condition 4. The Emergence Account (ii) - causation and Control 5. The Emergence Account (iii) - Good Judgment 6. Developing an Alternative Account of Good Judgment 7. Understanding Collective Responsibility 8. Implications of the Emergence Account (i) – Rights and Punishment 9. Implications of the Emergence Account (ii) - Individual Moral Responsibility 10. Conclusions Notes Bibliography Index