Electronic Journal of Business Ethics and Organization Studies EJBO aims to provide an avenue for the presentation and discussion of topics related to ethical issues in business and organizations worldwide. The journal publishes articles of empirical research as well as theoretical and philosophical discussion. The important aim of the journal is to provide an international medium which is available free of charge for readers.

EJBO is supported by Business and Ethics Network BON, which is an officially registered non-profit organization in Finland. The journal is published by the School of Business and Economics at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland. For more information, please see the journal website. ISSN 1239-2685.

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Recent Submissions

  • The Consequentialism of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights : Towards the Fulfilment of ‘Do No Harm’ 

    Birchall, David (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2019)
    In this paper I demonstrate that the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) leans heavily on consequentialism to inform the corporate responsibility to respect to human rights. Through the conception ...
  • Does the Principle of Compensation Provide a Solid Basis for Establishing Corporate Environmental Responsibility : A Case Study of Madagascar’s Mining Industry 

    Ballet, Jérôme; Lompo, Kevin; Randrianalijaona, Mahefasoa T. (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2019)
    The mining sector has been criticized for its lack of environmental responsibility, but a certain amount of progress has been evident. At the same time, a number of developing countries have opted for an environmental ...
  • Ethical Dilemmas in the Asylum System : Termination of Reception Services 

    Okkonen, Ida; Takala, Tuomo (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2019)
  • Mistä on lääkärijohtajat tehty? 

    Huikko-Tarvainen, Sari; Sajasalo, Pasi; Auvinen, Tommi (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2019)
    Leadership and leadership development have been valuated to be the most important part in reaching the strategic goals of the health care. At this moment when Finland is preparing for an unprecedented reform of the ...
  • Goodwill and Ethics : Evidence from Finland 

    Vallius, Suvi; Virtanen, Aila; Rautiainen, Antti; Järvenpää, Marko (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2019)
    Goodwill appears as an intangible asset in the parent company balance sheet after purchasing a company, especially with big expectations of growth and synergy. However, there are ethical issues involved in presenting ...
  • The Process of CEO Dismissal: An Exploratory study 

    Koskinen, Satu (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2018)
    The decision to change the CEO is one of the most important decisions of the Board of Directors in a company. This study increases understanding of the process that leads to a Board’s decision to dismiss the CEO under ...
  • E-urheilun johtaminen : lähtölaukaus empiiriselle tutkimukselle suomalaisesta näkökulmasta 

    Kallinen-Kuisma, Minna; Auvinen, Tommi (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2018)
    Esports – as a rapidly growing field of sport, entertainment, and business – offers an interesting arena for leadership research. In this qualitative study, we focus on Finnish esports leadership, considering both ...
  • Third Sector Hybridization and Migrant Integration : Cases of Two Migrant Youth Organizations in Finland 

    Pirkkalainen, Päivi; Mohamed, Abdirizak; Aaltio, Iiris (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2018)
    In Europe, with its larger numbers of recent newcomer migrants, there lingers the important question of how to facilitate migrant integration into society. This article focuses particularly on migrant organizations ...
  • The Effect of Organizational Politics on Job Stress; Mediating Role of Job Satisfaction 

    Ullah, Rezwan; Ahmad, Syed Zubair (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2018)
    The purpose of this quantitative study is to investigate the relationship between organizational politics and job stress and the mediating role of job satisfaction. Changes in working circumstances causes work related ...
  • Exploring Problems Associated With the Sharing Economy 

    Vaskelainen, Taneli; Tura, Nina (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2018)
    As the sharing economy has become more popular, its problems are discussed increasingly. However, these discussions are often confusing because there are multiple definitions for the sharing economy, and the discourse does ...
  • Promoting Sustainability: The Effects of Workplace Mindfulness Training 

    Mäkiniemi, Jaana-Piia; Heikkilä-Tammi, Kirsi (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2018)
    Mindfulness training is enjoying growing popularity in workplaces. In the current study, the effects of workplace mindfulness training were evaluated using quantitative and qualitative methods. The study’s novelty value ...
  • A Historical Approach to Sustainability in Management 

    Kuşakcı, Sümeyye (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2018)
    Even though sustainability as a modern phenomenon has its roots in 1970s, there exist historical texts directly or indirectly addressing managerial sustainability. Among these texts, books of advice deserve a particular ...
  • Perceived High Involvement Work Practices and Retirement Intentions 

    Salminen, Hanna; Vanhala, Mika; von Bonsdorff, Mikaela; von Bonsdorff, Monika (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2018)
    Sustainable human resource management (HRM) stresses the importance of maintaining and developing organizations’ human capital for social, ecological and financial reasons. In the context of aging workforce, the social ...
  • Debtors' Ethical Perceptions of the Debt Collection Process 

    Jalonen, Jarkko; Takala, Tuomo (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2018)
    This study researches debtors’ perception of debt collection agencies. The research data shows that a debtor perceives the debt collection as expensive, greedy and uncompromising as well as even sometimes extortionate ...
  • From the Editors: Varied Perspectives on Social Sustainability 

    Heikkinen, Suvi; Siltaoja, Marjo; Riivari, Elina; Malin, Virpi; Fougére, Martin; Solitander, Nikodemus (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2018)
  • Johtaminen ja tarinankerronta organisaatioissa digitaalisessa vallankumouksessa 

    Auvinen, Tommi (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2017)
    Digitalization is the most recent and still ongoing industrial revolution, which challenges the traditional leadership theories while also organizational storytelling needs to be revised. This article summarizes the ...
  • Kuntaorganisaation viranhaltijoiden ja poliitikkojen valmistelutyö fantasiointina 

    Kokko, Tuomas; Auvinen, Tommi; Sajasalo, Pasi (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2017)
    Both the management and decisionmaking in municipal organizations may be characterized as tensional. Previous scholarly work has tried to identify (cf. Haveri, 2010; Luomala, 2003) and solve (Pynnönen, 2015) some of ...
  • Social Entrepreneurship Discourses and Contributions : A Literature Analysis 

    Wang, Qian; Aaltio, Iiris (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2017)
    Differing from traditional type of entrepreneurship (i.e. business/ commercial entrepreneurship), social entrepreneurship embeds social value creation as its main objective. Recently, social entrepreneurship research ...
  • ROSCAs Role in Facilitating Control to the Unbanked : Evidence from Pakistan 

    Kamran, Sohail (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2017)
    This study investigated the role of Rotating savings and credit association ''ROSCA'' in allowing unbanked consumers to control and manage their routine financial matters and assessed the consequences of the ...
  • Shared Value and Philanthropy: the Potential Role of Corporate Foundations 

    Minciullo, Marco (Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON), 2016)
    This paper deals with the topic of research of Corporate Foundations (CFs), aiming at stressing how these organization have been studied so far, and how it could be possible to reconsider their role in the domain of ...

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