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The Blackwell Guide to Business Ethics, written by international experts in the field, acquaints the reader with theoretical and pedagogical issues, ethical issues in the practice of business and exciting new directions in the field.

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Editorial Reviews

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"This book engages the widest possible spectrum of readers; fromthose simply curious about the business ethics enterprise toveteran scholars steeped in the literature. The contributors are tobe complimented for the seriousness of each essay and the novelinsights they bring to familiar territory. Bowie is to be commendedfor organizing the efforts of many of the best minds in the fieldin such a way that their thinking will aid in research and teachingalike." Ed Soule, Georgetown University

"In The Blackwell Guide to Business Ethics NormanBowie has put together a guided tour of business ethics, providingthe reader with both a solid review of past debates and currenttheories, and a provocative preview of future issues and practicalchallenges." Joshua Margolis, Harvard Business School

"In this thoughtful and well-balanced collection of articles,Bowie has addressed some of the most important theoretical andpractical issues in business ethics through original insights frommany of the field's leading scholars. This work will be a greatboost in moving business ethics forward in the twenty-firstcentury." W. Michael Hoffman, Bentley College

"This masterful synthesis of theory and practice in businessethics provides insight into the role of ethics in present-daybusiness practice. The book also offers intriguing perspectives onnew directions for an evolving field." Diana C. Robertson,Goizueta Business School, Emory University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631221234
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/25/2002
  • Series: Blackwell Philosophy Guides Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 376
  • Sales rank: 1,173,031
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Meet the Author

Norman E. Bowie is Elmer L. Anderson Chair in CorporateResponsibility at the University of Minnesota. He is the author offourteen books and numerous articles on business ethics andpolitical philosophy. He was a recent fellow in the Program inEthics and Professions at Harvard University.

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Table of Contents

Notes to Contributors.

Introduction: Norman E. Bowie (University of Minnesota).

Part I: Theoretical and Pedagogical Issues:.

1. Stakeholder Theory: The State of the Art: Thomas M. Jones andAndrew C. Wicks (University of Washington), and R. Edward Freeman(University of Virginia).

2. Ethics and Corporate Governance: Justifying the Role ofShareholder: John R. Boatright (Loyola University of Chicago).

3. Untangling the Corruption Knot: Global Bribery Viewed throughthe Lens of Integrative Social Contract Theory: Thomas W. Dunfeeand Thomas J. Donaldson (University of Pennsylvania).

4. The Regulatory Context of Environmental Workplace HealthProtections: Recent Developments: Carl Cranor (University ofCalifornia).

5. Moral Reasoning: Manuel Velasquez (Santa ClaraUniversity).

6. Teaching and Learning Ethics by the Case Method: Kenneth E.Goodpaster (University of St. Thomas).

Part II: Ethical Issues in the Practice of Business:.

7. Ethical Issues In Accounting: Mary Beth Armstrong(Polytechnic State University).

8. Marketing Ethics at the Millennium: Review, Reflections, andRecommendations: Patrick E. Murphy (University of Notre Dame).

9. Ethical Issues in Selling and Advertising: Thomas L. Carson(Loyola University of Chicago).

10. Ethical Issues in Financial Services: Ronald F. Duska(American College) and James J. Clarke (Villanova University).

11. Ethical Issues in Human Resources: Daryl Koehn (Universityof St. Thomas).

12. Environmental Responsibility: Joseph R. Desjardins (Collegeof St. Benedict).

Part III: New Directions:.

13. Ethical Issues in Information Technology: Richard T. DeGeorge (University of Kansas).

14. Business Ethics, Organization Ethics, and Systems Ethics forHealth Care: Patricia H. Werhane (University of Virginia).

15. The Ethical Dilemmas of the Biotechnology Industry: Lisa H.Newton (Fairfield University).

16. Trust and the Future of Leadership: Joanne B. Ciulla(University of Richmond).


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