Ethical Theory and Business / Edition 7

Ethical Theory and Business / Edition 7

by Tom L. Beauchamp, Norman E. Bowie, Thomas L. Beauchamp
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131116320

ISBN-13: 9780131116320

Pub. Date: 07/23/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Ethical Theory and Business by Beauchamp and Bowie, now in its Seventh Edition presents a comprehensive anthology 6f 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.

Features of the Seventh Edition:

Overview

Ethical Theory and Business by Beauchamp and Bowie, now in its Seventh Edition presents a comprehensive anthology 6f 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.

Features of the Seventh Edition:

Brand new chapter on ethical issues in Information Technology
• Raises important issues of privacy in Internet commercial transactions and intellectual property
Regulation of Business chapter with a new focus on accountability and responsibility
• Contrasting approaches to ensuring safety
• Includes discussion of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Corporate social performance
• Presents coverage organized around the debate between stockholder vs. stakeholder management
Up-to-date coverage of Harassment
• Focuses on conflicts of free speech within a hostile working environment
Affirmative Action and Diversity
• New to this edition is material specifically on Diversity
Third World issues
• Contains articles on sweatshops and ,protecting human rights in countries where international companies do business
New and additional cases as well as new and revised legal perspectives
• Maintains currency and enhances opportunities for class discussion and research

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131116320
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/23/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.44(d)

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.

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