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Ethical Theory and Business

Ethical Theory and Business - 7th edition

Ethical Theory and Business - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780131116320

ISBN10: 0131116320

Ethical Theory and Business by Tom Beauchamp and Norman Bowie - ISBN 9780131116320
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No
Ethical Theory and Business by Tom Beauchamp and Norman Bowie - ISBN 9780131116320

ISBN13: 9780131116320

ISBN10: 0131116320

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 04

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For one-semester, sophomore/senior-level courses in Business Ethics, Corporate Responsibility, and Business and Society.

This book presents a comprehensive anthology of readings, legal perspectives, and cases in ethics in business. This edition focuses on providing and explaining the tools needed to deal with ethical dilemmas in business.

Author Bio

Beauchamp, Tom L. : Georgetown University

Bowie, Norman E. : University of Minnesota

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter contains an Introduction, Legal Perspectives, Cases and Suggested Supplementary Readings).

1. Ethical Theory and Business Practice.

Fundamental Concepts and Problems. Normative Ethical Theory. Analysis of Cases.

2. The Purpose of the Corporation.

Stockholder Management versus Stakeholder Management. Which View Is Right?

3. Corporate Character and Individual Responsibility.

4. Acceptable Risk.

Consumer Risk. Investment Risk. Occupational Risk. Environmental Risk. Investment Risk.

5. The Ethical Treatment of Employees.

The Hiring and Firing of Employees. Privacy. Whistleblowing.

6. Diversity and Discrimination in the Workplace.

Diversity and Affirmative Action. Sexual Harassment.

7. Marketing and Disclosure of Information.

Advertising. Sales. Bluffing.

8. Ethical Issues in Information Technology.

Computers and Privacy. Technological Challenges to Intellectual Property.

9. Ethical Issues in International Business.

Universals, Relativism and the Problem of Bribery. Human Rights and the Multinational Corporation.

10. Social and Economic Justice.