Ethical Dimensions in Collaborative Commerce
Samuel H.S. Wang (Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan), Hsin Rau (Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan) and Michael H. Hu (Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan)
Copyright: © 2005
This chapter deals with ethical dimensions in the environment of collaborative commerce. An ethical failure model is developed based upon failure concepts borrowed from the quality profession. Five types of collaborative commerce are presented, followed by a discussion of their typical flows and characteristics. In addition, four major business ethics issues and six potential ethical issues in collaborative commerce are delineated.