Business Ethics Case Studies and Selected Readings

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-02-25
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Packed with real-life examples, BUSINESS ETHICS: CASE STUDIES AND SELECTED READINGS, 6th Edition explores the complex issues of ethics from the inside. Offering a unique perspective, this market-leading text gets behind the decision-making process of today?s business leaders -- from prominent players to everyday professionals. It helps you dissect what makes people cross lines they would not ordinarily cross. A combination of short and long cases, readings, hypothetical situations, and current ethical dilemmas, BUSINESS ETHICS provides a thorough training and thought-provoking experience on business ethics. Applying theory to real-world practice, it reinforces a vital sense of values in future business leaders.

Table of Contents

Foundations Of Ethics: Virtue And Values
Defining Ethics
Resolving Ethical Dilemmas
Foundations Of Business Ethics: Virtue, Values, And Business
Defining Business Ethics
Resolution of Business Ethics Dilemmas
Foundations Of Business Ethics: What Is The Role Of Business In Society? Shareholders vs. Stakeholders
The Role of Business in Society
Applying Social Responsibility and Stakeholder Theory
Individuals, Individual Values, And The Business Organization
Trust and Employment
Taking Advantage
Individual Rights and the Business Organization
Corporate Due Process
Employee Screening
Employee Privacy
Sexual Harassment
Diversity, Equal Employment, and Affirmative Action
Employee Rights
Business Operations: Financial Issues
Financial Reports: Earnings, Transparency, And Management
Personal Ambition and Hubris
Culture and Governance
Business Operations: Workplace Safety Risks, Systems, And International Operations
Conflicts Between The Corporation's Ethics And Business Practices In Foreign Countries
Workplace Safety
Plant Closures and Downsizing
Environmental Issues
Purchasing: Conflicts and Bribery
Business and its Competition
Advertising Content
Appropriation of Others' Ideas
Competitors, The Playing Field, and Competition
Business and Its Shareholders
Business and its Product
Contract Relations
Product Safety
Product Social Issues
Business and Government
Government Employees
Government Contracts
Government Responsibilities
Ethics and Nonprofits
Nonprofits and Fraud
Nonprofits and Management
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