Business Ethics Quarterly

The multidisciplinary journal of the Society for Business Ethics

Business Ethics Quarterly (BEQ) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes theoretical and empirical research relevant to the ethics of business. Since 1991 this multidisciplinary journal has published articles and reviews on a broad range of topics, including the internal ethics of business organizations, the role of business organizations in larger social, political and cultural frameworks, and the ethical quality of market-based societies and market-based relationships. It recognizes that contributions to the better understanding of business ethics can come from any quarter and therefore publishes scholarship rooted in the humanities, social sciences, and professional fields. BEQ is sponsored by the Society for Business Ethics and members have access to all issues as a benefit of membership. Institutions can access BEQ by subscription or through EBSCO Business Source products. Back issues are available in JSTOR. Abstracts and tables of contents are available through ISI Alerting Services and EBSCO’s Current Abstracts.

What people are saying about BEQ

Impact Factor: 2.196 Ranking: 2nd of 48 journals in Ethics, 26th of 116 journals in Business

2012 Journal Citation Reports

Thomson Reuters (2013)

BEQ is clearly the leading academic journal in business ethics. We count it as an A journal.

R. Edward Freeman

Darden Graduate School of Business Administration University of Virginia

BEQ is the premier journal for business ethics scholars. … Publishing here is a prerequisite for advancement in the field.

Lynn Sharp Paine

Harvard Business School Harvard University

BEQ is the leading specialty journal publishing consistently high quality social science-based and normative/philosophically-based research on ethics in organizations.

Linda K. Treviño

Smeal College of Business Pennsylvania State University

BEQ‘s depth and sophistication have made it the business ethics journal for business ethicists.

Tom Donaldson

The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania

You can obtain more information about Business Ethics Quarterly—for example, submission guidelines, special issues, forthcoming articles, editorial team, calls for submissions, email updates, etc.—at the BEQ minisite.  SBE Members can also use this link to access all BEQ issues.
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