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Ethical Issues in Business : A Philosophical Approach,9780132906289

Ethical Issues in Business : A Philosophical Approach

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0132906287
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Pub. Date:
1/1/1999
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Summary

"Keeping pace with recent developments, almost a third of the Eighth Edition is new. Ethical Issues in Business offers a mix of case studies - nine of which are new to this edition - and theoretical articles - ten of which are new to this edition. The articles range from classics in moral theory and economics, to modern commentaries by business executives."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
General Introduction 1
Introduction to Ethical Reasoning 1(11)
THOMAS DONALDSON
PATRICIA H. WERHANE
Does Business Ethics Make Economic Sense? 12(9)
AMARTYA SEN
PART ONE General Issues in Ethics 21(90)
Introduction
21(4)
Truth Telling
25(38)
CASE STUDY Italian Tax Mores
25(2)
ARTHUR L. KELLY
Ethical Duties Towards Others: "Truthfulness"
27(6)
IMMANUEL KANT
Is Business Bluffing Ethical?
33(6)
ALBERT CARR
Business Ethics and Politics
39(4)
JOSEPH BETZ
Promoting Honesty in Negotiation: An Exercise in Practical Ethics
43(20)
PETER C. CRAMTON
J. GREGORY DEES
Virtues and the Virtuous Manager
63(48)
CASE STUDY Run, Inc.
63(18)
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS
Corporate Roles, Personal Virtues: An Aristotelean Approach to Business Ethics
81(12)
ROBERT C. SOLOMON
Moral Mazes: Bureaucracy and Managerial Work
93(18)
ROBERT JACKALL
PART TWO Property, Profit, and Justice 111(115)
Introduction
111(8)
Traditional Theories of Property and Profit
119(29)
CASE STUDY Plasma International
119(1)
T.W. ZIMMERER
P.L. PRESTON
CASE STUDY Dorrence Corporation Trade-offs
120(8)
HANS WOLF
The Justification of Private Property
128(5)
JOHN LOCKE
Alienated Labour
133(5)
KARL MARX
Benefits of the Profit Motive
138(4)
ADAM SMITH
Wealth
142(6)
ANDREW CARNEGIE
Property and Profit: Modern Discussions
148(41)
CASE STUDY Merck & Co, Inc.
148(6)
THE BUSINESS ENTERPRISE TRUST
The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits
154(5)
MILTON FRIEDMAN
Can Socially Responsible Firms Survive in a Competitive Environment?
159(16)
ROBERT H. FRANK
The Moral Muteness of Managers
175(14)
FREDERICK B. BIRD
JAMES A. WATERS
Justice
189(37)
CASE STUDY The Oil Rig
189(1)
JOANNE B. CIULLA
Distributive Justice
190(10)
JOHN RAWLS
The Entitlement Theory
200(7)
ROBERT NOZICK
Complex Equality
207(19)
MICHAEL WALZER
PART THREE Corporations, Persons, and Morality 226(147)
Introduction
226(8)
The Moral Responsibility of Corporations
234(51)
CASE STUDY H.B. Fuller in Honduras
234(13)
NORMAN E. BOWIE
STEFANIE ANN LENWAY
Stakeholder Theory of the Modern Corporation
247(10)
R. EDWARD FREEMAN
Business Ethics and Stakeholder Analysis
257(14)
KENNETH E. GOODPASTER
The "New" U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines: A Wake-Up Call for Corporate America
271(7)
DAN R. DALTON
MICHAEL B. METZGER
JOHN W. HILL
The Parable of the Sadhu
278(7)
BOWEN H. McCOY
Employee Rights and Responsibilities
285(40)
CASE STUDY The Aircraft Brake Scandal
285(12)
KERMIT VANDIVIER
Whistleblowing and Professional Responsibility
297(7)
SISSELA BOK
Employment at Will and Due Process
304(10)
PATRICIA H. WERHANE
TARA J. RADIN
In Defense of the Contract at Will
314(9)
RICHARD A. EPSTEIN
Employability Security
323(2)
ROSABETH MOSS KANTER
Diversity
325(48)
CASE STUDY Ellen Moore (A): Living and Working in Bahrain
325(13)
GAIL ELLEMENT
MARTHA MAZNEVSKI
HENRY W. LANE
CASE STUDY Is This the Right Time to Come Out?
338(2)
ALISTAIR D. WILLIAMSON
Management Women and the New Facts of Life
340(11)
FELICE N. SCHWARTZ
White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women's Studies
351(9)
PEGGY MCINTOSH
Sexual Harassment
360(13)
SUSAN M. DODDS
LUCY FROST
ROBERT PARGETTER
ELIZABETH W. PRIOR
PART FOUR International Business 373(69)
Introduction
373(4)
Ethical Relativism
377(12)
CASE STUDY What Price Safety?
377(3)
Relativism, Cultural and Moral
380(5)
NORMAN E. BOWIE
The United Nations Declaration of Human Rights
385(4)
Business Values away from Home
389(53)
CASE STUDY Just When Is a "Tip" ONLY Another Means to Insure Promptness?
389(3)
CASE STUDY Levi Strauss & Co.,: Global Sourcing
392(26)
LYNN SHARP PAINE
JANE PALLEY KATZ
International Business Ethics and Incipient Capitalism: A Double Standard?
418(13)
RICHARD T. DE GEORGE
Values in Tension: Ethics away from Home
431(11)
THOMAS DONALDSON
PART FIVE Contemporary Business Themes 442(161)
Introduction
442(4)
Marketing
446(33)
CASE STUDY Joe Camel: The Cartoon Character Who Sells Cigarettes
446(2)
MARIANNE M. JENNINGS
Persuasive Advertising, Autonomy, and the Creation of Desire
448(8)
ROGER CRISP
Ethical Myopia: The Case of "Framing" by Framing
456(10)
ALAN E. SINGER
STEVEN LYSONSKI
MING SINGER
DAVID HAYES
Marketing to Inner-City Blacks: Power Master and Moral Responsibility
466(13)
GEORGE G. BRENKERT
Strategy
479(60)
CASE STUDY Sears Auto Centers
479(18)
LYNN SHARP PAINE
MICHAEL A. SANTORO
The Leader's New Work: Building Learning Organizations
497(22)
PETER M. SENGE
The Many Faces of the Corporate Code
519(7)
LISA H. NEWTON
Managing for Organizational Integrity
526(13)
LYNN SHARP PAINE
The Environment
539(64)
CASE STUDY Shell and Nigerian Oil
539(26)
WILLIAM E. NEWBURRY
THOMAS N. GLADWIN
Scarcity or Abundance?
565(9)
JULIAN L. SIMON
Holes in the Cornucopia
574(18)
ERNEST PARTRIDGE
Integrating the Environment into Business Planning
592(3)
THOMAS M. HELLMAN
Cost-Benefit Analysis: An Ethical Critique
595(8)
STEVEN KELMAN
Biographical Information 603


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