9781439042816

Business Ethics 2009 Update Ethical Decision Making and Cases

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  • ISBN13:

    9781439042816

  • ISBN10:

    1439042810

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/27/2009
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

Examine concepts at the heart of business ethics today with the latest, practical, applied coverage in BUSINESS ETHICS 2009 UPDATE. In the midst of the most recent business developments and financial crises, this book provides unmatched insights into the complex environment in which contemporary managers make ethical decisions. The book's solid managerial framework highlights the latest developments in ethics and how they relate to overall concepts, processes, and best practices. Captivating new cases and engaging examples help you clearly see the critical role that ethics can play in today's strategic business decisions.

Table of Contents

An Overview Of Business Ethics
The Importance of Business Ethics
Stakeholder Relationships, Social Responsibility, and Corporate Governance
Ethical Issues And The Institutionalization Of Business Ethics
Emerging Business Ethics Issues
The Institutionalization of Business Ethics
The Decision-Making Process
Ethical Decision Making and Ethical Leadership
Individual Factors: Moral Philosophies and Values
Organizational Factors: The Role of Ethical Culture and Relationships
Implementing Business Ethics In A Global Economy
Developing an Effective Ethics Program
Implementing and Auditing Ethics Programs
Business Ethics in a Global Economy
Cases
Wal-Mart: The Challenge of Managing Relationships with Stakeholders
The Coca-Cola Company Struggles with Ethical Crises
The Fall of Enron: A Stakeholder Failures
Tyco International: Leadership Crisis
The American Red Cross
Mattel Responds to Ethical Challenges
Arthur Anderson: Questionable Accounting Practices
Sunbeam Corporation: "Chainsaw Al" and Greed
Countrywide Financial: The Subprime Meltdown
Banking Industry Meltdown: The Ethical and Financial Risks of Derivatives
The Fraud of the Century: The Case of Bernard Madoff
Nike: From Sweatshops to Leadership in Employment Practices
The Healthcare Company: Learning From Past Mistakes?
PETCO Develops Successful Stakeholder Relationships
Coping with Financial and Ethical Risks at American International Group (AIG)
Starbucks' Mission: Responsibility and Growth
Home Depot: Implements Stakeholder Orientation
New Belgium Brewing: Ethical and Environmental Responsibility
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