Business, Government and Society: A Managerial Perspective

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  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-05-16
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Business, Government, and Society, by Steiner and Steiner, tells the story of how forces in business, government and society shape our world. While current events move rapidly over the surface of the subject matter, the underlying principles and relationships at its core lie undisturbed.The Twelfth edition of this popular textbook is equipped with new chapter opening stories and cases that reflect current concerns in a changing environment. The thorough blend of history and today's events help students understand the entire context of forces at work in business, government, and society. A new emphasis on management issues and processes allows students to apply the principles they learn to real world situations.

Author Biography

John F. Steiner is Professor of Management, California State University, Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

The Study of Business, Government, and Societyp. 1
The Dynamic Environmentp. 20
Business Powerp. 53
Critics of Businessp. 80
Corporate Social Responsibilityp. 117
Implementing Corporate Social Responsibilityp. 153
Business Ethicsp. 186
Making Ethical Decisions in Businessp. 226
Business in Politicsp. 256
Regulating Businessp. 297
Multinational Corporationsp. 330
Globalizationp. 369
Industrial Pollution and Environmental Policyp. 405
Managing Environmental Qualityp. 440
Consumerismp. 473
The Changing Workplacep. 507
Civil Rights in the Workplacep. 540
Corporate Governancep. 584
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