Not entirely. The Academy has always had a Code consisting of aspirational principles and guidelines. The revised Code still contains broad societal aspirations and guidelines for everyday professional activities but also now contains ethical standards. The ethical standards of the revised Code are enforceable within the context of Academy of Management activities, such as publishing in Academy journals, participating in placement, or submitting a paper to the annual meeting.
Articles in this section
- Why is this change being introduced?
- What do we hope to achieve with a revised Code and ethics program?
- What are the basic policies and procedures for handling an ethics complaint?
- To whom does the revised Code apply?
- Is the Code of Ethics new?
- Is the Academy experiencing many ethics problems?
- In summary, what are the basic differences between this newly adopted Code of Ethics and the previous one?
- How were the revised Code and standards developed?