9780078137150

Business and Society : Stakeholders, Ethics, Public Policy

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078137150

  • ISBN10:

    0078137152

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/1/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Summary

Business and Society: Stakeholders, Ethics, Public Policy, 13e by Lawrence and Weber has continued through several successive author teams to be the market-leader in its field.

Business and Society, 13e highlights why government regulation is sometimes required as well as new models of business-community collaboration. The authors believe that businesses have social (as well as economic) responsibilities to society; that business and government both have important roles to play in the modern economy; and that ethics and integrity are essential to personal fulfillment and to business success.

In addition, this textbook has long been popular with students because of its lively writing, up-to-date examples, and clear explanations of theory

Table of Contents

Business in Society
The Corporation and Its Stakeholders
Managing Public Issues and Stakeholder Relationships
Corporate Social Responsibility
Business and Ethics
Ethics and Ethical Reasoning
Organizational Ethics and the Law
Business in A Globalized World
The Challenges of Globalization
Global Corporate Citizenship
Business and Public Policy
Business-Government Relations
Influencing the Political Environment
Business and The Natural Environment
Ecology and Sustainable Development in Global Business
Managing Environmental Issues
Business and Technological Change
Technology, Organizations, and Society
Managing Technology and Innovation
Business and Its Stakeholders
Stockholder Rights and Corporate Governance
Consumer Protection
Employees and the Corporation
Managing a Diverse Workforce
The Community and the Corporation
Managing Public Relations
Cases in Business and Society:
Moody’s Credit Ratings and the Subprime Mortgage Meltdown
Google in China
Merck, the FDA, and the Vioxx Recall
Ventria Bioscience and the Controversy over Plant-Made Medicines
Hewlett-Packard’s Secret Surveillance of Directors and Journalists
The Solidarity Fund and Gildan Activewear, Inc.
Kimpton Hotels’ EarthCare Program
Mattel and Toy Safety
The Collapse of Enron
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I purchased this textbook because it is required for a course I am taking at a nearby college. The chapters are presented in a clear and concise comprehensible format, and further emphasized within text to enhance material. This textbook has long been popular with readers because of its lively writing, up-to-date examples, and clear explanations of theory. I highly recommend this cheap textbook and I can say it is the best textbook you can buy for this field :)
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