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2020

Forensic accounting services in English local government and the counter-fraud agenda

Sahdan, M. H., Cowton, C. & Drake, J., 23 Jan 2020, In : Public Money and Management. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fraud
audit
private sector
firm
resources

Settling debts in the supply chain: do prompt payment codes make a difference? A UK study

Cowton, C. & San-Jose, L., 20 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supply chain
Payment
Debt
Politicians
Trade credit
2019

Business Ethics After the Global Financial Crisis: Lessons from The Crash

Cowton, C. (ed.), Dempsey, J. (ed.) & Sorell, T. (ed.), 12 Feb 2019, 1st ed. New York: Routledge. 190 p. (Routledge Studies in Business Ethics)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Crash
Global financial crisis
Business ethics
Criticism
Business activity

Financial Institutions and Codes of Ethics

Cowton, C., 19 Dec 2019, Handbook on Ethics in Finance. San-Jose, L., Retolaza, J. L. & van Liedekerke, L. (eds.). Springer, Cham, (International Handbooks in Business Ethics; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Financial institutions
Code of ethics
Business ethics
Employees
Organizational ethics

Introduction

Cowton, C., Dempsey, J. & Sorell, T., 12 Feb 2019, Business Ethics After the Global Financial Crisis: Lessons from The Crash. Cowton, C., Dempsey, J. & Sorell, T. (eds.). 1st ed. New York: Routledge, p. 1-5 5 p. (Routledge Studies in Business Ethics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Banking
Financialization
Global Financial Crisis
Economic Systems
Aristotelian

Literature and insights Editorial: Strange counting

Cowton, C., 31 May 2019, In : Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. 32, 2, p. 689-690 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

World War I
Key words
Pricing
Armed forces
Owners
Open Access
File
Factors
Supervisors
Doctorate
ability
student

Professional Responsibility and the Banks

Cowton, C., 12 Feb 2019, Business Ethics After the Global Financial Crisis: Lessons from The Crash. Cowton, C., Dempsey, J. & Sorell, T. (eds.). 1st ed. New York: Routledge, p. 106-126 21 p. (Routledge Studies in Business Ethics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Responsibility
Bankers
Senior managers
Financial institutions
Accountability
2018

National reviewer’s comment

Cowton, C., 13 Sep 2018, Ethics at Work: 2018 survey of employees - United Kingdom. Dondé, G. (ed.). London: Institute of Business Ethics, p. 6-7 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

Ethical values

Socially responsible investing

Cowton, C., 15 Feb 2018, The Cambridge Handbook of Psychology and Economic Behaviour. Lewis, A. (ed.). 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 285-304 20 p. (Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Socially responsible investing
Listed companies
Investors
Socially responsible investment
Stock market
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
annual report
North Africa
East Africa
Middle East
sustainable development
2017

Business ethics in the UK

Cowton, C., 13 Dec 2017, Encyclopedia of Business and Professional Ethics. Poff, D. C. & Michalos, A. C. (eds.). Springer Verlag

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Open Access
File
9 Citations (Scopus)

On the Ethics of Trade Credit: Understanding Good Payment Practice in the Supply Chain

Cowton, C. J. & San-Jose, L., Feb 2017, In : Journal of Business Ethics. 140, 4, p. 673-685 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
payment practices
credit
moral philosophy
supply
indebtedness

Profit

Cowton, C., 2017, In : Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. 30, 5, p. 1203-1203 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Profit
Charity
Design methodology
Bible
Inference

Virtue Theory and Accounting

Cowton, C., 22 Jan 2017, Handbook of Virtue Ethics in Business and Management. Sison, A. J. G., Beabout, G. R. & Ferrero, I. (eds.). Springer London, p. 1129-1140 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016

Drivers, barriers and enablers of institutionalizing responsible management education

Warin, C., Beddewela, E. & Cowton, C., 1 Jun 2016, Educating for Responsible Management: Putting Theory into Practice. Sunley, R. & Leigh, J. (eds.). Sheffield: Greenleaf Publishing, p. 301-324 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

17 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Libya
decision making
management
moral philosophy
scenario
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Corporate social reporting in Libya: A research note

Elmogla, M., Cowton, C. J. & Downs, Y., 5 Oct 2015, In : Social Responsibility Journal. 11, 4, p. 923-932 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Federal Government Report on Social Policy
Libya
social responsibility
annual report
subculture
1 Citation (Scopus)

Heated debates and cool analysis: Thinking well about financial ethics

Cowton, C. J. & Downs, Y., 10 Apr 2015, The Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Finance in the 21st Century: From Hubris to Disgrace. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 439-452 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

26 Citations (Scopus)

Method issues in business ethics research: Finding credible answers to questions that matter

Campbell, D. & Cowton, C. J., 1 Jul 2015, In : Business Ethics. 24, S1, p. S3-S10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Business ethics
Research methods
Reviewing
Qualitative methods
Quantitative methods
9 Citations (Scopus)

Use of focus groups in business ethics research: Potential, problems and paths to progress

Cowton, C. J. & Downs, Y., 1 Jul 2015, In : Business Ethics. 24, S1, p. S54-S66

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Business ethics
Focus groups
Qualitative research methods
Social sciences
future studies
2014

Professional body building

Cowton, C., 2014, Financial Accountant, 1, January/February, p. 28-30 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
earning a doctorate
Values
student
Supervisors
Undergraduate

United Kingdom, Business Ethics in the

Cowton, C., 26 Sep 2014, Wiley Encylopedia of Management. Cooper, C. L. (ed.). 3rd ed. Wiley, Vol. 2: Business Ethics.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Business ethics
Industrialization
Governance
Stock market
2013

Accounting ethics

Cowton, C., 2013, International Encyclopedia of Ethics. LaFollette, H. (ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 31-37

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Accounting ethics
43 Citations (Scopus)

Taking stock of accounting ethics scholarship: A review of the journal literature

Bampton, R. & Cowton, C., May 2013, In : Journal of Business Ethics. 114, 3, p. 549-563 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

moral philosophy
business ethics
empirical method
literature
Accounting ethics
3 Citations (Scopus)

The e-interview in qualitative research

Bampton, R., Cowton, C. & Downs, Y., 2013, Advancing Research Methods with New Technologies. Sappleton, N. (ed.). Hershey, PA: IGI Global, p. 329-343

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

qualitative research
interview
qualitative interview
qualitative method
research method
2012
5 Citations (Scopus)

Socially responsible investment

Cowton, C. & Sandberg, J., 2012, Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics. Chadwick, R. (ed.). 2 ed. San Diego, CA: Academic Press Inc., p. 142-151

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Socially responsible investment
Financial returns
Investing
Financial risk
Investment decision

Time for an ethics stimulus package?

Cowton, C., 2012, The Philosophers' Magazine, 59, p. 19-20 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

UK audit committees and the Revised Code

Avison, L. & Cowton, C. J., Feb 2012, In : Corporate Governance (Bingley). 12, 1, p. 42-53 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Audit committee
Disclosure
Non-executive directors
Corporate governance
Chairmen
2011
4 Citations (Scopus)
business ethics
creditor
shareholder
corporate governance
liability
1 Citation (Scopus)

The moral status of the corporation, collective responsibility and the distribution of blame

Cowton, C., 2011, Business Ethics and Corporate Sustainability. Perrini, F. & Tencati, A. (eds.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., p. 18-28 (Studies in TransAtlantic Business Ethics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter