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Business and Society : Ethics and Stakeholder Management

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9780324001020

ISBN10:
0324001029
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Pub. Date:
7/23/1999
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South-Western College Pub
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Summary

BUSINESS AND SOCIETY: ETHICS AND STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT uses a thoughtful presentation of cutting-edge research along with 37 case histories to help students understand the relationships between business and society stakeholders. The managerial perspective of this text emphasizes the twin themes of stakeholders and ethics. It shows students how to integrate ethical considerations into all their decision-making. This text 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(90)
The Business/Society Relationship
2(25)
Business and Society
3(2)
The Macroenvironment
5(1)
Role of Pluralism
6(2)
Our Special-Interest Society
8(1)
Business Criticism and Corporate Response
8(11)
Focus of the Book
19(3)
Structure of the Book
22(2)
Summary
24(3)
Corporate Social Responsibility, Responsiveness, and Performance
27(36)
The Corporate Social Responsibility Concept
28(10)
Arguments Against and For Corporate Social Responsibility
38(3)
Corporate Social Responsiveness
41(2)
Corporate Social Performance
43(9)
Social Performance and Financial Performance
52(3)
Socially Conscious or Ethical Investing
55(3)
Summary
58(5)
The Stakeholder Management Concept
63(28)
Origins of the Stakeholder Concept
64(2)
Who Are Business's Stakeholders?
66(4)
Strategic, Multifiduciary, and Synthesis Views
70(2)
Three Values of the Stakeholder Model
72(1)
Stakeholder Management
73(13)
Effective Stakeholder Management
86(1)
Stakeholder Management Capability
86(1)
The Stakeholder Corporation
87(1)
Summary
88(3)
PART TWO BUSINESS ETHICS AND MANAGEMENT 91(116)
Business Ethics Fundamentals
92(39)
Business Ethics and Public Opinion
96(2)
What Does Business Ethics Mean?
98(6)
Four Important Ethics Questions
104(3)
Three Models of Management Ethics
107(10)
Making Moral Management Actionable
117(1)
Developing Moral Judgment
118(6)
Elements of Moral Judgment
124(3)
Summary
127(4)
Personal and Organizational Ethics
131(42)
Levels at Which Business Ethics May Be Addressed
132(1)
Personal and Managerial Ethics
133(12)
Managing Organizational Ethics
145(22)
Summary
167(6)
Ethical Issues in the Global Arena
173(34)
Eras in the Internationalization of Business
174(2)
MNCs and the Global Environment
176(5)
Ethical Issues in the Multinational Environment
181(11)
Improving Global Ethics
192(9)
Summary
201(6)
PART THREE EXTERNAL STAKEHOLDER ISSUES 207(230)
Business, Government, and Regulation
208(35)
A Brief History of Government's Role
209(2)
The Roles of Government and Business
211(3)
Interaction of Business, Government, and the Public
214(1)
Government's Nonregulatory Influence on Business
215(6)
Government's Regulatory Influences on Business
221(11)
Deregulation
232(3)
Regulatory Reform
235(2)
Summary
237(6)
Business's Influence on Government and Public Policy
243(28)
The Current Political Environment
244(2)
Corporate Political Participation
246(1)
Business Lobbying
247(9)
Political Action Committees
256(7)
Coalition Building
263(1)
Strategies for Political Activism
264(2)
Summary
266(5)
Consumer Stakeholders: Information Issues and Responses
271(37)
The Paradox of the Consumer Orientation
272(1)
The Consumer Movement
273(4)
Product Information Issues
277(20)
The Federal Trade Commission
297(3)
Self-Regulation in Advertising
300(2)
Summary
302(6)
Consumer Stakeholders: Product and Service Issues
308(28)
Two Central Issues: Quality and Safety
309(9)
Consumer Product Safety Commission
318(2)
Food and Drug Administration
320(4)
Business's Response to Consumer Stakeholders
324(7)
Summary
331(5)
The Natural Environment as Stakeholder: Issues and Challenges
336(24)
A Brief Introduction to the Natural Environment
336(7)
Natural Environment Issues
343(8)
Causes of the Environmental Crisis
351(3)
Environmental Perspectives
354(2)
Summary
356(4)
Business and Stakeholder Responses to Environmental Challenges
360(32)
Responsibility for Environmental Issues
361(3)
The Role of Governments in Environmental Issues
364(8)
Other Environmental Stakeholders
372(6)
Business Environmentalism
378(9)
The Future of Business: Greening and/or Growing?
387(1)
Summary
388(4)
Business and Community Stakeholders
392(45)
Community Involvement
393(13)
Corporate Philanthropy or Business Giving
406(16)
Business and Plant Closings
422
Summary
341(96)
PART FOUR INTERNAL STAKEHOLDER ISSUES 437(146)
Employee Stakeholders and Workplace Issues
438(33)
Changes in the Workplace
439(3)
The New Social Contract
442(2)
The Employee Rights Movement
444(5)
The Right to a Job/Not to Be Fired Without Cause
449(2)
The Right to Due Process and Fair Treatment
451(5)
Freedom of Speech in the Workplace
456(10)
Summary
466(5)
Employee Stakeholders: Privacy, Safety, and Health
471(37)
Right to Privacy in the Workplace
472(12)
Workplace Safety
484(9)
The Right to Health in the Workplace
493(8)
Summary
501(7)
Employment Discrimination and Affirmative Action
508(39)
The Civil Rights Movement and Minority Progress
509(3)
Federal Laws Prohibiting Discrimination
512(8)
Expanded Meanings of Discrimination
520(2)
Issues in Employment Discrimination
522(12)
Affirmative Action in the Workplace
534(6)
Summary
540(7)
Owner Stakeholders and Corporate Governance
547(36)
Legitimacy and the Corporate Governance Problem
548(14)
Improving Corporate Governance
562(14)
Summary
576(7)
PART FIVE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIVENESS 583(140)
Strategic Management and Corporate Public Policy
584(25)
Understanding the Concept of Corporate Public Policy
585(2)
Four Key Strategy Levels
587(6)
The Strategic Management Process
593(10)
Summary
603(6)
Issues Management and Crisis Management
609(26)
Issues Management
610(13)
Crisis Management
623(8)
Summary
631(4)
Public Affairs Management
635(88)
Evolution of the Corporate Public Affairs Function
636(2)
Modern Perspectives of Corporate Public Affairs
638(6)
Public Affairs Strategy
644(2)
Incorporating Public Affairs Thinking into Every Manager's Job
646(2)
Summary
648(75)
URL Appendix 723(12)
Name Index 735(3)
Subject Index 738


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