9780071482653

A Good Day's Work Sustaining Ethical Behavior and Business Success

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071482653

  • ISBN10:

    0071482652

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/12/2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill

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Summary

Delivers a comprehensive blueprint for making ethical behavior integral to business processes and performance management Goes beyond posted codes of conduct to illustrate how daily business practice maintains or impedes doing the right thing in the right way Provides a decision-making tool to assess business activity against a pragmatic and sound ethical standard Illustrates how ethical breaches often stem from small missteps and offers techniques for preventing them

Author Biography

Alice Darnell Lattal, Ph.D., is President and CEO of Aubrey Daniels International, an international management consulting firm. She is an adjunct professor of psychology at West Virginia University and is on the Board of Directors of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. Dr. Lattal is the coauthor, along with Dr. Clark, of Workplace Ethics: Winning the Integrity Revolution.

Ralph W. Clark, Ph.D., a philosophy professor at West Virginia University, teaches courses in business ethics, current moral problems, and ethical theory. He has published in such journals as Philosophy and The Monist and is the author of Introduction to Moral Reasoning and Introduction to Philosophical Thinking.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction What This Book Can Do for You xi
Foreword xxi
PART ONE DEFINING ETHICS
1 Demonstrating Commitment to an Ethical Workplace
3
2 Building Moral Integrity
17
3 Is Business Amoral?
33
4 Respect for Individuality
51
5 Achieving Ethical Sales
65
6 Making Ethical Decisions
77
PART TWO ETHICAL CONDITIONS AT WORK
7 Setting the Stage for Ethical Behavior (Part One)
103
8 Setting the Stage for Ethical Behavior (Part Two)
117
9 The Constancy of Change
133
10 Speaking Up: Defining Loyalty Anew
143
11 Workplace Ethics in a World Setting
155
PART THREE INCREASING ETHICAL BEHAVIOR
12 The Possibility of Ethical Change
177
13 Behaving Ethically
187
14 Making Ethics a Habit
199
15 Harnessing the Power of Positive Reinforcement
221
16 Accountability and Responsibility for Ensuring Individual Success
237
17 Implications for Action
249
References 261
Index 265
About the Authors 275
About ADI 277

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