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Business Ethics : Case Studies and Selected Readings

Business Ethics : Case Studies and Selected Readings - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324657746

Cover of Business Ethics : Case Studies and Selected Readings 6TH 09 (ISBN 978-0324657746)
ISBN13: 978-0324657746
ISBN10: 0324657749
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 09
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Business Ethics : Case Studies and Selected Readings - 6TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324657746

Marianne M. Jennings

ISBN13: 978-0324657746
ISBN10: 0324657749
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 09
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

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 todays 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

Unit 1: FOUNDATIONS OF ETHICS: VIRTUE AND VALUES.

Section A: Defining Ethics.

Section B: Resolving Ethical Dilemmas.

Unit 2: FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS ETHICS: VIRTUE, VALUES, AND BUSINESS.

Section A: Defining Business Ethics.

Section B: Resolution of Business Ethics Dilemmas.

Unit 3: FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS ETHICS: WHAT IS THE ROLE OF BUSINESS IN SOCIETY? SHAREHOLDERS VS. STAKEHOLDERS.

Section A: The Role of Business in Society.

Section B: Applying Social Responsibility and Stakeholder Theory.

Unit 4: INDIVIDUALS, INDIVIDUAL VALUES, AND THE BUSINESS ORGANIZATION.

Section A: Trust and Employment.

Section B: Taking Advantage.

Unit 5: INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS AND THE BUSINESS ORGANIZATION.

Section A: Corporate Due Process.

Section B: Employee Screening.

Section C: Employee Privacy.

Section D: Sexual Harassment.

Section E: Diversity, Equal Employment, and Affirmative Action.

Section F: Whistle-Blowing.

Section G: Employee Rights.

Unit 6: BUSINESS OPERATIONS: FINANCIAL ISSUES.

Section A: Financial Reports: Earnings, Transparency, And Management.

Section B: Personal Ambition and Hubris.

Section C: Culture and Governance.

Unit 7: BUSINESS OPERATIONS: WORKPLACE SAFETY RISKS, SYSTEMS, AND INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS.

Section A: Conflicts Between The Corporations Ethics And Business Practices In Foreign Countries.

Section B: Workplace Safety.

Section C: Plant Closures and Downsizing.

Section D: Environmental Issues.

Section E: Purchasing: Conflicts and Bribery.

Unit 8: BUSINESS AND ITS COMPETITION.

Section A: Advertising Content.

Section B: Appropriation of Others Ideas.

Section C: Pricing.

Section D: Competitors, The Playing Field, and Competition.

Section E: Business and Its Shareholders.

Unit 9: BUSINESS AND ITS PRODUCT.

Section A: Contract Relations.

Section B: Product Safety.

Section C: Product Social Issues.

Unit 10: BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT.

Section A: Government Employees.

Section B: Government Contracts.

Section C: Government Responsibilities.

Unit 11: ETHICS AND NONPROFITS.

Section A: Nonprofits and Fraud.

Section B: Nonprofits and Management.