How does the Pattern of Business Ethics Develop in Strategic Management Literature? A Study on Academic Research in Turkey


This study investigates how boundaries of business ethics are developed in academic contributions to strategic management literature in Turkey. For this purpose strategic management books published in Turkey, national management and organizational congress books, related papers indexed by and related graduate and doctoral thesis are investigated using bibliometric analysis method. Eight strategic management books, a doctoral dissertation and a paper presented in a national management and organizational congress are obtained during the research. However no papers published by journals were accessed. Findings indicate that there is no significant progress on business ethics in strategic management literature and a significant gap exists in the field. In light of these findings, some evaluations and suggestions are provided for future research.


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