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Business Ethics

The Center explores ethical issues in corporate governance, global business, leadership, executive compensation, and other areas of business ethics.


What is Business Ethics?

Kirk Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, discusses the role of business ethics in determining how we act as individuals in business and how we structure our business organizations.

Business Ethics Partnership

Executives and scholars come together in a forum designed to increase the members’ knowledge about effectively managing ethics in business organizations.

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Business Ethics Internships

Santa Clara University students are placed in ethics and compliance positions at major companies in Silicon Valley, including Adobe, Cisco Systems, Intel, NetApp, and XCEO.

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Commentary on Business Ethics

    Ethical Culture Assessment

    This leadership and governance tool provides companies with objective data concerning the degree to which their organizations have ethical cultures, and then identifies needed steps to correct any shortcomings.

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