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Off Target: Are there Ethical limits to Benchmarking and Business Analytics?

Edward J. Romar PhD ()
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Edward J. Romar PhD: University of Massachusetts Boston

from Óbuda University, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management

Abstract: Using the United States retailer Target as case material, the paper argues that there should be a moral element in the application of benchmarking and business analytics. The paper offers Confucian ethics as a moral foundation for the application of these powerful business tools.

Keywords: benchmarking; business analytics; business ethics; Confucianism (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
ISBN: 9786155018329
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