Business Ethics 2009 Update: Ethical Decision Making and Cases / Edition 1

Business Ethics 2009 Update: Ethical Decision Making and Cases / Edition 1

by O. C. Ferrell, John Fraedrich, Ferrell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1439042810

ISBN-13: 9781439042816

Pub. Date: 04/27/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Delve immediately into the heart of ethics in business today with the latest, practical, applied coverage found in Ferrell/Fraedrich/Ferrell's BUSINESS ETHICS 2009 UPDATE. In the midst of the most recent business developments and financial crises, this book's accessible, up-to-date approach provides unmatched insights into the complex environment in which

Overview


Delve immediately into the heart of ethics in business today with the latest, practical, applied coverage found in Ferrell/Fraedrich/Ferrell's BUSINESS ETHICS 2009 UPDATE. In the midst of the most recent business developments and financial crises, this book's accessible, up-to-date approach provides unmatched insights into the complex environment in which contemporary managers make ethical decisions. The book's solid managerial framework highlights the latest developments in ethics and how they relate to overall concepts, processes, and best practices. Readers clearly see the critical role that ethics can play in strategic business decisions. Captivating new cases and engaging examples help readers prepare for ethical dilemmas they will actually face in today's business world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439042816
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/27/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents


Part I: AN OVERVIEW OF BUSINESS ETHICS. 1. The Importance of Business Ethics. 2. Stakeholder Relationships, Social Responsibility, and Corporate Governance. Part II: ETHICAL ISSUES AND THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF BUSINESS ETHICS. 3. Emerging Business Ethics Issues. 4. The Institutionalization of Business Ethics. Part III: THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS. 5. Ethical Decision Making and Ethical Leadership. 6. Individual Factors: Moral Philosophies and Values. 7. Organizational Factors: The Role of Ethical Culture and Relationships. Part IV: IMPLEMENTING BUSINESS ETHICS IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY. 8. Developing an Effective Ethics Program. 9. Implementing and Auditing Ethics Programs. 10. Business Ethics in a Global Economy. Part V: CASES. Case 1. Wal-Mart: The Challenge of Managing Relationships with Stakeholders. Case 2. The Coca-Cola Company Struggles with Ethical Crises. Case 3. The Fall of Enron: A Stakeholder Failures. Case 4. Tyco International: Leadership Crisis. Case 5. The American Red Cross. Case 6. Mattel Responds to Ethical Challenges. Case 7. Arthur Anderson: Questionable Accounting Practices. Case 8. Sunbeam Corporation: "Chainsaw Al" and Greed. Case 9. Countrywide Financial: The Subprime Meltdown. Case 10. Banking Industry Meltdown: The Ethical and Financial Risks of Derivatives. Case 11. The Fraud of the Century: The Case of Bernard Madoff. Case 12. Nike: From Sweatshops to Leadership in Employment Practices. Case 13. The Healthcare Company: Learning From Past Mistakes? Case 14. PETCO Develops Successful Stakeholder Relationships. Case 15. Coping with Financial and Ethical Risks at American International Group (AIG). Case 16. Starbucks' Mission: Responsibility and Growth. Case 17. Home Depot: Implements Stakeholder Orientation. Case 18. New Belgium Brewing: Ethical and Environmental Responsibility.

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