سال انتشار: ۱۳۸۷

محل انتشار: سومین کنفرانس بین المللی مدیریت بازاریابی

تعداد صفحات: ۱۰

نویسنده(ها):

Hashem Aghazadeh – Faculty of Management, University of Tehran
Aryan Gholipour – Faculty of Management, University of Tehran
Mina Mehrnoosh – Faculty of Economics, University of Tehran

چکیده:

In line of profit-seeking objectives of enterprises and under the pressures of intensive competition init has long been accepted "the customer is always right". This way of thinking has shaped acustomer-bounded philosophy of "customerism" which dominated the business world. As a consequenceof customerism the enterprises put customers at first and noncustomers at last. They concentrate oncustomers and ignore noncustomers, whereas the society composed of both customers and noncustomer.From an ethical point of view, enterprises are expected to be responsible for whole society (bothcustomers and noncustomers) in a balanced manner and respect all rights. In this article, current
customer-oriented nature of business enterprises and their dominating philosophy of customerism havebeen criticized based on the principles of business ethics and claimed that "customer is not always right".Then Ethics Institutionalizing Model (EIM) is proposed in order to improve ethics in businessenterprises. Through EIM, ethical situation of enterprises is evaluated and then depends on the diagnosed
situation institutionalizing strategies and mechanisms are recommended