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MORAL ISSUES IN BUSINESS W/INFOTRAC

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Pub. Date:
4/26/2000
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Summary

This book combines text, cases, and articles with comprehensiveness and contemporary coverage.. With two chapters on the nature of morality and ethical theory, an entire chapter devoted to economic justice, and thorough treatment of applied issues, this book provides the reader with keen insights into the moral issues prevalent in business and management.

Author Biography

William H. Shaw is Professor of Philosophy at San Jose State University. He has also written Business Ethics and has edited Social and Personal Ethics, both published by Wadsworth. Vincent Barry is Professor of Philosophy at Bakersfield College. He has co-authored numerous books, including the best-selling Applied Ethics: A Text with Readings.

Table of Contents

Part One Moral Philosophy and Business 1(144)
The Nature of Morality
2(52)
Ethics
4(1)
Moral Versus Nonmoral Standards
5(4)
Religion and Morality
9(2)
Ethical Relativism
11(2)
Having Moral Principles
13(1)
The Limits of Conscience
14(2)
Morality and Personal Values
16(1)
Individual Integrity and Responsibility
17(4)
Moral Reasoning
21(5)
Summary
26(9)
Made in the U.S.A.---Dumped in Brazil, Africa, Iraq
27(3)
The A7D Affair
30(5)
``It's Good Business''
35(9)
Robert C. Solomon
``Moral Responsibility in the Age of Bureaucracy''
44(9)
David Luban
Alan Strudler
David Wasserman
Further Reading for Chapter 1
53(1)
Normative Theories of Ethics
54(46)
Consequentialist and Nonconsequentialist Theories
55(1)
Egoism
56(3)
Utilitarianism
59(6)
Kant's Ethics
65(5)
Other Nonconsequentialist Perspetives
70(5)
Utilitarianism Once More
75(2)
Moral Decision Making: Toward a Synthesis
77(2)
Summary
79(10)
Baby M
81(2)
The Ford Pinto
83(4)
Blood for Sale
87(2)
``What Would a Satisfactory Moral Theory Be Like?''
89(6)
James Rachels
``Virtues an Business Ethics''
95(4)
Joseph R. Desjardins
Further Reading for Chapter 2
99(1)
Justice and Economic Distribution
100(45)
The Nature of Justice
103(2)
The Utilitarian View
105(3)
The Libertarin Approach
108(6)
Rawls's Theory of Justice
114(8)
Summary
122(7)
Whatever Happened to the Steel Industry?
123(2)
Poverty in America
125(4)
``Rich and Poor''
129(7)
Peter Singer
``Is Inheritance Justified?
136(8)
D. W. Haslett
Further Reading for Chapter 3
144(1)
Part Two American Business and Its Basis 145(114)
The Nature of Capitalism
146(50)
Capitalism
147(2)
Key Features of Capitalism
149(3)
Moral Justifications of Capitalism
152(2)
Criticisms of Capitalism
154(6)
Today's Economic Challenges
160(4)
Summary
164(11)
The Downsizing of America
165(2)
Hucksters in the Classroom
167(2)
Licensing and Laissez Faire
169(3)
A New Work Ethics?
172(3)
``Buddhist Economic''
175(5)
E. F. Schumacher
``Reflections on the Triumph of Capitalism''
180(8)
Robert Heilbroner
``The Hostile Takeover''
188(7)
Lisa Newton
Further Reading for Chapter 4
195(1)
Corporations
196(63)
The Limited-Liability Company
197(2)
Corporate Moral Agency
199(4)
Corporate Responsibility
203(5)
Should Corporate Responsibility Be Broadened?
208(4)
Institutionalizing Ethics Within Corporations
212(4)
Summary
216(20)
Exxon and Captain Hazelwood
218(3)
Living and Dying with Asbestos
221(3)
Selling Infant Formula Abroad
224(4)
Levi Strauss at Home and Abroad
228(4)
Charity to Scouts?
232(4)
``Social Responsibility and Economic Efficiency''
236(5)
Kenneth J. Arrow
``Ethical Issues in Plant Relocation''
241(6)
John P. Kavanagh
``Ethical Dilemmas for Multinational Enterprises: A Philosophical Overview''
247(5)
Richard T. De George
``Business Ethics: On Getting to the Heart of the Matter''
252(6)
Paul F. Camenisch
Further Reading for Chapter 5
258(1)
Part Three The Organization and the People in It 259(222)
The Workplace (1): Basic Issues
260(48)
Civil Liberties in the Workplace
261(4)
Personnel Policies and Procedures
265(9)
Unions
274(6)
Summary
280(12)
Burger Beefs
282(2)
AIDs in the Workplace
284(2)
Speaking Out About Malt
286(1)
Union Discrimination?
287(2)
Old Smoke
289(3)
``An Employees' Bill of Rights''
292(3)
David W. Ewing
``Employment at Will and Due Process''
295(6)
Patricia H. Werhane
Tara J. Radin
``The Public Worker's Right to Strike''
301(6)
Mary Gibson
Further Reading for Chapter 6
307(1)
The Workplace (2): Today Challenges
308(55)
Organizational Influence in Private Lives
309(4)
Obtaining Information
313(6)
Working Conditions
319(5)
Redesigning Work
324(4)
Summary
328(13)
Unprofessional Conduct?
329(1)
Testing for Honesty
330(3)
She Snoops to Conquer
333(1)
Protecting the Unborn at Work
334(3)
The Mommy Track
337(4)
``Drug Testing in Employment''
341(6)
Joseph R. DesJardins
Ronald Duska
``Work, Privacy, and Autonomy''
347(8)
Richard L. Lippke
``Participation in Employment''
355(7)
John J. McCall
Further Reading for Chapter 7
362(1)
Moral Choices Facing Employees
363(66)
Obligations to the Firm
364(2)
Abuse of Official Position
366(4)
Bribes and Kickbacks
370(3)
Gifts and Entertainment
373(2)
Obligations to Third Parties
375(4)
The Question of Self-Interest
379(2)
Summary
381(12)
Profiting on Columns Prior to Publication
383(2)
Two Made Waves for the Navy
385(3)
The Housing Allowance
388(1)
Changing Jobs and Changing Loyalties
389(1)
Ethically Dubious Conduct
390(3)
``Four Concepts of Loyalty''
393(8)
David E. Soles
``What Is Really Unethical About Insider Trading?''
401(8)
Jennifer Moore
``Foreign Corrupt Practices: How to Deal with Foreign Forms of Bribery''
409(11)
Jeff Fadiman
``Some Paradoxes of Whistleblowing''
420(8)
Michael Davis
Further Reading for Chapter 8
428(1)
Job Discrimination
429(52)
The Meaning of Job Discrimination
430(1)
Evidence of Discrimination
430(6)
Affirmative Action: The Legal Context
436(4)
Affirmative Action: The Moral Issues
440(3)
Comparable Worth
443(1)
Sexual Harassment
444(3)
Summary
447(11)
Minority Set-Asides
449(2)
Raising the Ante
451(2)
Consenting to Sexual Harassment
453(2)
Facial Discrimination
455(3)
``A Defense of Programs of Preferential Treatment''
458(5)
Richard Wasserstrom
``Making Sense of Sexual Harassment Law''
463(8)
Andrew Altman
``Homosexuality, Prejudice, and Discrimination''
471(8)
Richard D. Mohr
Further Reading for Chapter 9
479(2)
Part Four Business and Society 481(112)
Consumers
482(61)
Product Safety
483(8)
Other Areas of Business Responsibility
491(6)
Deception and Unfairness in Advertising
497(7)
The Debate over Advertising
504(3)
Summary
507(15)
Breast Implants
509(2)
Hot Coffee at McDonald's
511(2)
Sniffing Glue Could Snuff Profits
513(2)
Warning: The Following Ad May Contain a Subliminal Message
515(2)
Closing the Deal
517(2)
The Skateboard Scare
519(3)
``A Moral Evaluation of Sales Practices''
522(7)
David M. Holley
``Advertising and Behavior Control''
529(7)
Robert L. Arrington
``Advertising and the Social Conditions of Autonomy''
536(6)
Richard L. Lippke
Further Reading for Chapter 10
542(1)
The Environment
543(50)
Business and Ecology
546(2)
The Ethics of Environmental Protection
548(4)
Cost Allocation
552(4)
Delving Deeper into Environmental Ethics
556(6)
Summary
562(13)
Waste Sites and Wasted Funds
563(2)
Poverty and Pollution
565(2)
Rewrapping the Big Mac
567(2)
The Fordasaurus
569(1)
The Fight over the Redwoods
570(5)
``The Place of Nonhumans in Environmental Issues''
575(5)
Peter Singer
``People or Penguins''
580(5)
William F. Baxter
``Business and Environmental Ethics''
585(7)
W. Michael Hoffman
Further Reading for Chapter 11
592(1)
Index 593


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