In a three- to five- page paper, excluding title page and references page, complete the following:
- Summarize the development of business ethics over the past several decades, including the rise of social issues in business.
- Describe the major changes and events that gave rise to the present focus on business ethics.
- Provide examples of how these changes impact current business philosophies and reporting practices.
- In your conclusion, discuss how your values and principles relate to the evolution of business ethics.
Your paper should be formatted in accordance with APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center and reference two or more scholarly sources, in addition to the textbook.
This week a variety of scholarly journals specific to business ethics were presented as recommended resources, which you may choose to utilize in your research. You may also draw information from the Ashford University Library, the textbook, peer-reviewed journals, or industry reports to support your work and in-text citations.