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The Institute produces books and articles on a range of topics related to international business ethics.

Books and Guides

Good Practice Guide: Globalising a Business Ethics Programme
In collaboration with its strategic partner, the Institute of Business Ethics in London, the International Business Ethics Institute has authored a comprehensive guide intended to assist organizations on how to effectively globalize their business ethics program and disseminate organization-wide values and standards in a manner that respects, where possible, and takes account of the many cultures where it does business.  To purchase this and other Good Practice Guides from the Institute of Business Ethics, please click here.

Reflecting an International Workforce: The Comprehensive Guide to Developing an Effective Global Business Conduct Program
The Institute’s publication, Reflecting an International Workforce: The Comprehensive Guide to Developing an Effective Global Business Conduct Program, is available for purchase. Reflecting an International Workforce is a “how-to” book that contains comprehensive recommendations to assist corporations in drafting, revising, and implementing effective codes of ethics and ethics training programs. The report also contains detailed discussion on how to write specific code standards on issues such as conflicts of interest, gifts and entertainment, and workplace environment.

While other guides on codes of conduct have been published in recent years, this report is unique in that it focuses on assisting multinational companies that have a diverse workforce.  To purchase this publication from Amazon, please click here.

The Institute offers downloadable copies of of its journal, The International Business Ethics Review.  A listing of volumes and key articles are highlighted below.

Please note that the opinions expressed in the International Business Ethics Review are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the International Business Ethics Institute. Readers are encouraged to submit letters, articles and suggestions about the International Business Ethics Review to info@business-ethics.org. No material may be reproduced, either in whole or in part, without the written consent of the publisher.

Africa and the Middle East (Volume 8, Issue 2)
Perspectives on Responsible Business Practices in the Middle East Interview with Alex Zalami
Towards Instilling Ethics in African Business and Public Service: The Case of Kenya by Christine W. Gichure, PhD
Business Ethics and Corporate Governance in Africa by G.J. Rossouw

International Standards and Global Codes (Volume 8, Issue 1)
Are Standards Becoming Standard Operating Procedures? An International Update by Dr. Anita B. Baker
Writing an Effective Global Code of Conduct by Lori Tansey Martens

Helping Employees Raise Concerns (Volume 7, Issue 2)
A Global Perspective on Whistleblowing by Lori Tansey Martens and Amber Kelleher
Maintaining Effective Helplines by Roland Riebl
Installing an Effective Helpline
International Whistleblowing Legislation

Organizational Codes of Ethics (Volume 7, Issue 1)
Creating an Effective Electronic Code of Conduct by Roland Riebl
Implementing an Organizational Code of Ethics by William Miller
Guidelines for Developing Nonprofit Codes by William Miller

Considerations on Business Ethics Training (Volume 6, Issue 1)
Transatlantic Perspectives on Business Ethics Training by Lori Tansey Martens
Business Practices Training in Asia by Amber Kelleher
Preparing Managers to Conduct Business Ethics Training by William Miller
The UPS Experience on Deploying Managers as Ethics Trainers by William Miller

Future of Global Business Ethics Programs (Volume 5, Issue 1)
The Future of Global Business Ethics Programs by Lori Tansey Martens and William Miller
Creating an International Standard for Business Conduct an Interview with Lee Essrig
Overcoming an Ethics Crisis: Société Générale de Surveillance by William Miller and Nadia Balgobin

Business Ethics and the Millennium (Volume 4, Issue 1)
Ethics in the New Millennium by Barbara Ley Toffler
The Status of Business Ethics: A U.K. Perspective by Simon Webley
Is it Time for Business Ethics in China? by Professor Georges Enderle
The Future of Business Ethics in Africa by Brian D.
Business Ethics versus Corporate Responsibility: Competing or Complimentary Approaches? by Juliet Altham (MS Word Document)

Business Ethics in Europe (Volume 3, Issue 1)
A Comparison of Business Ethics in North America and Continental Europe by Professor Georges Enderle (Article available only in print.)
The Status of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery by Nancy Zucker Boswell
Workplace Discrimination in the European Union by William Miller
Business Ethics Resources: Company Use of Codes of Business Conduct by Institute Staff
Business Ethics Resources: International Business Ethics: Challenges and Approaches by Institute Staff

Business Ethics in Latin America (Volume 2, Issue 1)
A Common Ethic for the Americas: A New Momentum in the Public and Private Sectors by Carlos Morelli
Meeting the Needs of the Mentally and Physically Challenged in Brazil by M. Cecilia Arruda
Additional Country Perspectives: Chile by Francisco Gallego and Jorge Rodríguez
Additional Country Perspectives: Argentina by Ernesto García
Building Business and Ethics in Latin America by Oscar Schiappa-Pietra
Business and Economics: U.S. and Latin America Attitudes by Lori Tansey Martens
A New Tool for Multinationals: Social Accountability 8000 by Lori Tansey (Martens)

Business Ethics in China (Volume 1, Issue 1)
The Role of Business in Promoting Respect for Human Rights in China by John Kamm
Corporate Issues: A View From Shanghai by Sarah Jay
Chinese Perceptions of Business Ethics by Kristen Day
Social Responsible Practices in China by Lori Tansey (Martens)