9780136126027

Ethical Theory and Business

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136126027

  • ISBN10:

    0136126022

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/31/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

This book presents a comprehensive anthology of readings, legal perspectives, and cases in ethics in business. Focuses on providing and explaining the tools needed to deal with ethical dilemmas in business.The authors examine ethical theory and business practice, the purpose of the corporation, corporate character and individual responsibility, acceptable risk, the ethical treatment of employees, diversity and discrimination in the workplace, marketing and disclosure of information, ethical issues in information technology and, ethical issues in international business.For those interested in examining the ethical challenges we face today.

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter contains an Introduction, Legal Perspectives, Cases and Suggested Supplementary Readings)
Ethical Theory and Business Practice
Fundamental Concepts and Problems
Normative Ethical Theory
Analysis of Cases
The Purpose of the Corporation
Stockholder Management versus Stakeholder Management
Which View Is Right?
Corporate Character and Individual Responsibility
Acceptable Risk
Consumer Risk
Investment Risk
Occupational Risk
Environmental Risk
Investment Risk
The Ethical Treatment of Employees
The Hiring and Firing of Employees
Privacy
Whistleblowing
Diversity and Discrimination in the Workplace
Diversity and Affirmative Action
Sexual Harassment
Marketing and Disclosure of Information
Advertising
Sales
Bluffing
Ethical Issues in Information Technology
Computers and Privacy
Technological Challenges to Intellectual Property
Ethical Issues in International Business
Universals, Relativism and the Problem of Bribery
Human Rights and the Multinational Corporation
Social and Economic Justice
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