B USINESS ETHICS
This volume in the English Teaching Forum 's electronic journal Language and Civil Society is devoted to Business
Some business practices traverse national and cultural boundaries. Others do not. In this volume, we will begin with a primary emphasis on business ethics as it relates to human rights, fairness, and justice.
With a content-based language teaching approach, the materials presented in this volume will help English language teachers around the world who want to teach English for business ethics.
The volume contains ten chapters. The chapters provide teachers summaries of information on business ethics and materials for use in classes and tutorials. Each chapter contains the following critical elements: accurate and helpful information about business ethics, useful activities (with handouts, overhead transparencies, and readings), a list of resources (on-line and others) to assist teachers, and finally, references for the information and materials used in the chapter.
The primary author for this volume is Dr. Lizabeth England.
Liz England is Professor and Chair of TESOL, School of Education and Human Development, Shenandoah
University, Winchester, Virginia, United States. She has published books and articles on a variety of topics, including English for Specific Purposes (ESP) with an emphasis on English for business and ESP teacher education. She has provided teacher education courses and workshops for teachers and graduate students in both on line and face-to-face delivery settings. She has managed a national curriculum revision project and several university-based curriculum revision (including administration, curriculum, assessment, accreditation and teacher education) projects for ESL, EFL and TESOL. She supervised teachers of English and Arabic at the
American University in Cairo, Egypt, as well as at the Hong Kong Institute for Education. Currently, she
References: the general interests of consumers and employees. Society may also expect that corporations honor existing rights and limit their activities to accord with the bounds of justice" (1989, p