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Business and Society

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780324180657

ISBN10:
0324180659
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/7/2002
Publisher(s):
South-Western College Pub

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Summary

Shows students how to integrate ethical considerations into all their decision-making. Employs a stakeholder management framework that emphasizes business's social and ethical responsibilities to both internal and external stakeholders.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
About the Authors xv
Part One Business, Society, and Stakeholders 1(92)
The Business and Society Relationship
3(26)
Business and Society
5(1)
Society as the Macroenvironment
6(1)
Our Pluralistic Society
7(2)
Our Special-Interest Society
9(1)
Business Criticism and Corporate Response
10(11)
Focus of the Book
21(3)
Structure of the Book
24(2)
Summary
26(3)
Corporate Citizenship: Social Responsibility, Responsiveness, and Performance
29(38)
The Corporate Social Responsibility Concept
30(12)
Arguments Against and For Corporate Social Responsibility
42(3)
Corporate Social Responsiveness
45(2)
Corporate Social Performance
47(5)
Nonacademic Research on Corporate Social Performance
52(2)
Corporate Citizenship
54(2)
Social Performance and Financial Performance
56(3)
Socially Conscious or Ethical Investing
59(2)
Summary
61(6)
The Stakeholder Approach to Business, Society, and Ethics
67(26)
Origins of the Stakeholder Concept
69(1)
Who Are Business's Stakeholders?
70(6)
Strategic, Multifiduciary, and Synthesis Views
76(1)
Three Values of the Stakeholder Model
76(1)
Key Questions in Stakeholder Management
77(9)
Effective Stakeholder Management
86(1)
Stakeholder Management Capability
87(1)
The Stakeholder Corporation
88(1)
Stakeholder Power: Four Gates of Engagement
88(1)
Principles of Stakeholder Management
89(1)
Summary
90(3)
Part Two Strategic Management for Corporate Stakeholder Performance 93(68)
Strategic Management and Corporate Public Affairs
95(38)
The Concept of Corporate Public Policy
96(2)
Four Key Strategy Levels
98(6)
The Strategic Management Process
104(12)
Corporate Public Affairs
116(1)
Public Affairs as a Part of Strategic Management
117(1)
Evolution of the Corporate Public Affairs Function
117(2)
Modern Perspectives of Corporate Public Affairs
119(4)
Public Affairs Strategy
123(3)
Incorporate Public Affairs Thinking into Managers' Jobs
126(2)
Summary
128(5)
Issues Management and Crisis Management
133(28)
Issues Management
135(12)
Crisis Management
147(10)
Summary
157(4)
Part Three Business Ethics and Management 161(144)
Business Ethics Fundamentals
163(40)
The Public's Opinion of Business Ethics
167(2)
Business Ethics: What Does It Really Mean?
169(6)
Ethics, Economics, and Law: A Venn Model
175(1)
Four Important Ethics Questions
176(3)
Three Models of Management Ethics
179(10)
Making Moral Management Actionable
189(1)
Developing Moral Judgment
190(6)
Elements of Moral Judgment
196(3)
Summary
199(4)
Personal and Organizational Ethics
203(38)
Levels at Which Ethical Issues May Be Addressed
204(2)
Personal and Managerial Ethics
206(13)
Managing Organizational Ethics
219(17)
From Moral Decisions to Moral Organizations
236(1)
Summary
237(4)
Business Ethics and Technology
241(28)
Technology and the Technological Environment
243(1)
Characteristics of Technology
243(2)
Ethics and Technology
245(2)
Information Technology
247(9)
Biotechnology
256(8)
Summary
264(5)
Ethical Issues in the Global Arena
269(36)
The New; New World of International Business
270(4)
MNCs and the Global Environment
274(4)
Ethical Issues in the Global Business Environment
278(13)
Improving Global Business Ethics
291(9)
Summary
300(5)
Part Four External Stakeholder Issues 305(172)
Business, Government, and Regulation
307(28)
A Brief History of Government's Role
309(1)
The Roles of Government and Business
310(2)
Interaction of Business, Government, and the Public
312(2)
Government's Nonregulatory Influence on Business
314(5)
Government's Regulatory Influences on Business
319(9)
Deregulation
328(3)
Summary
331(4)
Business's Influence on Government and Public Policy
335(20)
Corporate Political Participation
336(7)
Coalition Building
343(1)
Political Action Committees
344(7)
Summary
351(4)
Consumer Stakeholders: Information Issues and Responses
355(28)
The Paradox of the Customer Revolution
356(1)
The Consumer Movement
357(3)
Product Information Issues
360(14)
The Federal Trade Commission
374(3)
Self-Regulation in Advertising
377(2)
Summary
379(4)
Consumer Stakeholders: Product and Service Issues
383(24)
Two Central Issues: Quality and Safety
384(8)
Consumer Product Safety Commission
392(3)
Food and Drug Administration
395(2)
Business's Response to Consumer Stakeholders
397(6)
Summary
403(4)
The Natural Environment as Stakeholder
407(34)
A Brief Introduction to the Natural Environment
408(1)
The Impact of Business upon the Natural Environment
409(1)
Natural Environment Issues
410(8)
Responsibility for Environmental Issues
418(3)
The Role of Governments in Environmental Issues
421(5)
Other Environmental Stakeholders
426(3)
Business Environmentalism
429(7)
The Future of Business: Greening and/or Growing?
436(1)
Summary
437(4)
Business and Community Stakeholders
441(36)
Community Involvement
442(9)
Corporate Philanthropy or Business Giving
451(13)
Business and Plant Closings
464(7)
Summary
471(6)
Part Five Internal Stakeholder Issues 477(114)
Employee Stakeholders and Workplace Issues
479(28)
The New Social Contract
480(3)
The Employee Rights Movement
483(3)
The Right Not to & Fired Without Cause
486(3)
The Right to Due Process and Fair Treatment
489(4)
Freedom of Speech in the Workplace
493(9)
Summary
502(5)
Employee Stakeholders: Privacy, Safety, and Health
507(28)
Right to Privacy in the Workplace
508(10)
Workplace Safety
518(6)
The Right to Health in the Workplace
524(6)
Summary
530(5)
Employment Discrimination and Affirmative Action
535(32)
The Civil Rights Movement and Minority Progress
536(3)
Federal Laws Prohibiting Discrimination
539(7)
Expanded Meanings of Discrimination
546(1)
Issues in Employment Discrimination
547(10)
Affirmative Action in the Workplace
557(6)
Summary
563(4)
Owner Stakeholders and Corporate Governance
567(24)
Legitimacy and Corporate Governance
568(10)
Improving Corporate Governance
578(8)
Summary
586(5)
Cases 591(90)
The Main Street Merchant of Doom
593(7)
The Body Shop International PLC (1991)
600(3)
The Body Shop International PLC (1993)
603(1)
The Body Shop International PLC (199S)
604(5)
The Body Shop International PLC (1998-2001)
609(3)
Facing a Fire
612(1)
Social Reform or Self-Interest?
613(1)
The Case of the Killer Phrases (A)
614(3)
To Hire or Not to Hire
617(1)
The Low Bidder
617(1)
Phantom Expenses
618(1)
Family Business
619(1)
Just Between Friends? P2P Vs. IP
620(1)
This Little Piggy: Should the Xeno-Pig Make It to Market?
621(2)
Toxic Tacos? The Case of Genetically Modified Foods
623(2)
Something's Rotten in Hondo
625(1)
Multitype Corporation: Doing Business in the Caribbean
626(2)
Nike Inc.
628(7)
AndroFit
635(2)
Telephone Deregulation: The Pricing Controversy
637(1)
The CALA Report: Lobbying Ethics
638(1)
DTC: The Pill-Pushing Debate
639(1)
Pizza Redlining-Employee Safety or Discrimination?
640(3)
Firestone and Ford: The Tire Tread Separation Tragedy
643(6)
Societal Impacts of Marketing
649(1)
The Coffee Spill Heard Round the World
650(3)
The Hudson River Cleanup and GE
653(4)
Safety? What Safety?
657(1)
Little Enough or Too Much?
658(1)
Employment-at-Will?
659(1)
The Case of the Fired Waitress
660(1)
A Moral Dilemma: Head Versus Heart
661(1)
Personal Opinion and the Federal Government
662(3)
Early Retirement: Reward for Whom?
665(1)
Propmore Corporation
666(5)
Greenway Environmental Technologies
671(2)
Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores
673(2)
The Betaseron® Decision (A)
675(2)
The Case of Assistant Manager Doug
677(1)
The Case of Judy
678(1)
A Bitter Pill
678(3)
Online Resources and Tools 681(6)
Name Index 687(4)
Subject Index 691


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