Historical Antecedents of Chinese Business Ethics

Charles Anthony Rarick


This paper explores the historical development of the Chinese view of business ethics. The paper investigates 5,000 years of Chinese history and includes the significant contributions of Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and Zhuangzi, as well as more modern figures in China’s history. It is proposed that these important historical individuals and philosophies greatly influenced the development of current Chinese ethical practices.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jmr.v1i1.34

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