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Summary: Can a corporation have a conscience? What is wrong with reverse discrimination? Can ethical management and managed care coexist? Hoffman, Frederick, and Schwartz address these and many other current, intriguing, often complex issues in corporate morality. This introductory business ethics text contains a thorough general introduction on ethical theory, 54 readings, and 25 cases. Divided into five parts, each with an introduction that presents the major themes of its ...show morearticles and cases, the text contains an impartial, point-counterpoint presentation of different perspectives on the most important issues being debated in business ethics. Each chapter ends with questions that can be used for student discussion, review, tests/quizzes, or for student assignments. The fourth edition has 27 new readings, 15 new cases, and 10 new mini-cases. Edition/Copyright: 4TH 01
New to This Edition
- 27 new readings, or 50% new, including U. S. Federal sentencing guidelines, the ethics of care, workplace snooping, women in the workplace, and moral leadership.
- 15 new cases, or 60% new, including safety risks of discount airlines, Texaco's discrimination lawsuit, Aaron Fuerstein and Malden Mills, owls and the forests of the north coast, Levi Strauss in China, and gun manufacturers.
- Chapter 10 on Emerging Ethical Issues is new and includes issues involving individual investors, accounting fraud, managed health care, ethics in the Information Age, and competitor intelligence gathering.
- This is a time-tested, first-class, reliable text.
- Excellent introductions to the cases help students understand the background and context.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company