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…  See more details below

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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

List of Cases
Preface
Pt. IStrategy and the Nonmarket Environment1
Ch. 1Market and Nonmarket Environments1
Ch. 2Integrated Strategy29
Ch. 3The News Media and Nonmarket Issues61
Ch. 4Private Nonmarket Action90
Pt. IINonmarket Strategies and Government Institutions125
Ch. 5Political Theory and Government Institutions125
Ch. 6Political Analysis for Business161
Ch. 7Formulating Political Strategies190
Ch. 8Implementing Political Strategies220
Pt. IIIGovernment and Markets269
Ch. 9Antitrust: Economics, Law, and Politics269
Ch. 10Regulation: Law, Economics, and Politics313
Ch. 11Environmental Protection: Economics, Politics, and Management346
Ch. 12Law and Markets388
Ch. 13Information Industries and Nonmarket Issues432
Pt. IVInternational Political Economy475
Ch. 14The Political Economy of Japan475
Ch. 15The Political Economy of the European Union511
Ch. 16China: History, Culture, and Political Economy555
Ch. 17The Political Economy of International Trade Policy587
Pt. VEthics and Responsibility642
Ch. 18Corporate Social Responsibility642
Ch. 19Ethics Systems: Utilitarianism682
Ch. 20Ethics Systems: Rights and Justice716
Ch. 21Implementing Ethics Systems759
Ch. 22Ethics Issues in International Business797
References833
Index847

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