1 Introduction.- I: Personal Convictions and Corporate Claims: Ethical Conflicts and Solutions.- 2 The Responsible Corporation and the Subversive Side of Ethics.- 3 Ethical Decision-making in a National Utility: The Electricity Industry in France.- 4 Using the Techniques of Ethical Analysis in Corporate Practice.- 5 Ethical Responsibilities Versus Corporate Effectiveness.- 6 The Corporation As an Open Organisation.- 7 The Function of Management Control Systems in Innovative Organisations.- 8 Ethics and Interpersonal Trust in Corporate Management.- 9 The Parameters of Ethical Decision-making in Organisations.- II: "Empowering" People: End or Means?.- 10 The Ethical Challenge to the Corporations: Meaningful Progress and Individual Development.- 11 The Individual Dimension in Corporations.- 12 Human Development and the Images of the Organisation.- 13 Empowering People as an End for Business.- 14 On the Demand for Meaningful Work.- 15 Ethics and Labour Contracts: an Economist's Point of View.- 16 To Encourage or Repress? Corporate Policy and Whistle-blowing.- 17 The Responsibility of Individuals for a Company Disaster: The Example of the Zeebrugge Car Ferry.- III: Men and Women in Corporations: Repression, Competition or Co-operation?.- 18 Introductory Remarks.- 19 Male or Female Ethics for Corporations?.- 20 Demographic Pressure in Favour of the Promotion of Women.- 21 How to Include Women In Corporate Decision-Making.- IV: The Ethical Role of Top Managers.- 22 Who or What Is "the Boss"? Authority Without Authoritarianism.- 23 "I Am the Boss. Why Should I Be Ethical?".- 24 Ethics and the Definition of Business Strategy.- 25 Management as the Symbolisation of Ethical Values.- 26 Values and Types of Entrepreneurs in Small Business.- 27 Executive Decisions and Values.- Outlook Some Perspectives.- 28 Spheres and Limits of Ethical Responsibilities in and of the Corporation.- 29 Philosophical Considerations of a Top Manager.- 30 The Importance of the Cultural Context for Business Ethics: The Italian Example.- Note on the Contributors.