|Ethics and Consultancy: European Perspectives|
1995, 296 S, Kt, (Springer)
The role of consultants in business life has increased dramatically, along with the need for ethical guidelines for their behaviour. This volume explores consultancy at many levels, in different fields and in different countries, including Eastern Europe. The focus is on the ethics of consultants be they in government, private enterprises, or are lobbying large organizationS The ethics of the client is not ignored either and recommendations are given as to how the client and consultant roles should function. An entire section of the book is dedicated to consultancy and ethics in Eastern Europe, where definitions are perhaps not as `black and white' as in Western Europe. Additionally, this volume explores the question of teaching business ethics to the next generation of business leaderS Ethics is a complicated, often very personal subject. This book gives readers an insight into just how difficult it can be to behave `properly' in today's consulting world.