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A Return to Objective Ethics in Business Education: A Faith Based Argument for Plato’s Virtue Ethics

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Business ethics is an idea that many students and practitioners believe cannot exist together, often the result of religious underpinnings and philosophical debates deemed too “soft”. It is our belief, however, that business ethics is quite relevant given the current landscape and that a new model should be introduced immediately to all business schools that hope to produce future business leaders, not just business people. This model implements proven neurological traits inherent to all people into widely accepted virtue-based ethical teaching of the world’s major religions, and by doing so, a new framework for teaching what was once an awkward discipline into an interactive, highly-applicable theory.

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Ola, C. and Sartell, E. (2014) A Return to Objective Ethics in Business Education: A Faith Based Argument for Plato’s Virtue Ethics. Open Journal of Business and Management, 2, 166-171. doi: 10.4236/ojbm.2014.23020.

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