Business and Its Environment / Edition 4

Business and Its Environment / Edition 4

by David Baron
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130470643

ISBN-13: 9780130470645

Pub. Date: 07/19/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Brings together the disciplines of economics, political science, law, and ethics to address a class of management issues of growing importance to the performance of companies. Provides conceptual frameworks for understanding issues in the environment of business and their development; strategy formulation; analysis of the news media; political analysis; the economics

Overview

Brings together the disciplines of economics, political science, law, and ethics to address a class of management issues of growing importance to the performance of companies. Provides conceptual frameworks for understanding issues in the environment of business and their development; strategy formulation; analysis of the news media; political analysis; the economics and politics of government intervention in markets (regulation, antitrust, and torts); the economics and politics of international trade; the political economy of countries; and ethical analysis and decision-making. For all business professionals, including managers looking to enhance their knowledge of an ever-changing, increasingly global field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130470645
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/19/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

I. STRATEGY AND THE NONMARKET ENVIRONMENT.

1. Market and Nonmarket Environments.
2. Integrated Strategy.
3. The News Media and the Nonmarket Issues.
4. Private Nonmarket Action.

II. NONMARKET STRATEGIES AND GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS.

5. Political Theory and Government Institutions.
6. Political Analysis for Business.
7. Formulating Political Strategies.
8. Implementing Political Strategies.

III. GOVERNMENT AND MARKETS.

9. Antitrust: Economics, Law, and Politics.
10. Regulation: Law, Economics, and Politics.
11. Environmental Protection: Economics, Politics, and Management.
12. Law and Markets.
13. Information Industries and Nonmarket Issues.

IV. INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY.

14. The Political Economy of Japan.
15. The Political Economy of the European Union.
16. China: History, Culture, and Political Economy.
17. The Political Economy of International Trade.

V. ETHICS AND RESPONSIBILITY.

18. Corporate Social Responsibility.
19. Ethics Systems: Utilitarianism.
20. Ethics Systems: Rights and Justice.
21. Implementing Ethics Systems.
22. Ethics Issues in International Business.

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