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Business: Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment

Business: Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324655544

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ISBN13: 978-0324655544
ISBN10: 0324655541
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Edition/Copyright: 8TH 09
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2009
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Business: Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment - 8TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324655544

Marianne M. Jennings

ISBN13: 978-0324655544
ISBN10: 0324655541
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 09
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Offering the best preparation for future managers, BUSINESS: ITS LEGAL, ETHICAL, & GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT, 8e, teaches you how to understand and apply legal and ethical concepts to real business. Going further than simply introducing you to the legal environment, this text offers the most comprehensive and integrated approach to exploring the intersection of law, business strategy, and ethics. It provides thorough coverage of relevant legal issues in the context of practical business examples--and includes almost 300 real-world applications! Almost every page illustrates the clear relevance of chapter concepts to issues you will face in the real world. Intriguing cases and critical-thinking exercises motivate you to apply law and ethics to real business scenarios.

Table of Contents

Part 1: BUSINESS: ITS LEGAL, ETHICAL, AND JUDICIAL ENVIRONMENT.

1. Introduction to Law.

2. Business Ethics and Social Responsibility.

3. The Judicial System.

4. Managing Disputes: Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation Strategies.

Part 2: BUSINESS: ITS REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT.

5. Business and the Constitution.

6. Administrative Law.

7. International Law.

8. Business Crime.

9. Business Torts.

10. Product Advertising and Liability.

11. Environmental Regulation.

Part 3: BUSINESS COMPETITION AND SALES.

12. Contracts and Sales: Introduction and Formation.

13. Contracts and Sales: Performance and Remedies.

14. Financing of Sales and Leases: Credit and Disclosure Requirements.

15. Business Property.

16. Trade Practices: Antitrust.

Part 4: BUSINESS AND ITS EMPLOYEES.

17. Management of Employee Conduct: Agency.

18. Management of Employee Welfare.

19. Employment Discrimination.

Part 5: BUSINESS FORMS AND CAPITALIZATION.

20. Forms of Doing Business.

21. Securities Law.

Appendix A: The United States Constitution.

Appendix B: The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (Excerpts).

Appendix C: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (Employment Provisions) (Excerpts).

Appendix D: The Civil Rights Act (Excerpts).

Appendix E: The Americans with Disabilities Act (Excerpts).

Appendix F: The Family and Medical Leave Act (Excerpts).

Appendix G: The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts).

Appendix H: The Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Excerpts).

Appendix I: The Copyright Act (as Amended) (Excerpts).

Appendix J: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (Excerpts).

Appendix K: Sarbanes-Oxley Key Provisions.

Appendix L: The Federal Trade Commission Act (Excerpts).

Appendix M: The Clayton Act (Excerpts).

Appendix N: The Sherman Act (Excerpts).

Appendix O: The Robinson-Patman Act (Excerpts).

Appendix P: The Fair Labor Standards Act (Excerpts).

Glossary. Table of Cases. Table of Products, People, and Companies. Index.

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