Business Ethics: Ethical Decisison Making And Cases / Edition 6

Business Ethics: Ethical Decisison Making And Cases / Edition 6

by O. C. Ferrell, John Fraedrich, Ferrell, Linda Ferrell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0618395733

ISBN-13: 9780618395736

Pub. Date: 01/29/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Business Ethics fulfills the need for a practical, applied text at the core of the ethics course or used as a supplement in other undergraduate and graduate courses. This accessible, up-to-date text covers the complex environment in which managers confront ethical decision making. Through this managerial framework, the authors cover the overall concepts, processes…  See more details below

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Business Ethics fulfills the need for a practical, applied text at the core of the ethics course or used as a supplement in other undergraduate and graduate courses. This accessible, up-to-date text covers the complex environment in which managers confront ethical decision making. Through this managerial framework, the authors cover the overall concepts, processes, and best practices associated with successful business ethics programs--helping students to see how ethics can be integrated into key strategic business decisions. Pedagogical tools help students to prepare for real-world ethical dilemmas instead of focusing on intellectual reasoning or a philosophical discussion of ideas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618395736
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/29/2004
Pages:
461
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents


I. An Overview of Business Ethics 1. The Importance of Business Ethics 2. Emerging Business Ethics Issues 3. Ethics as a Dimension of Social Responsibility II. The Ethical Decision-Making Process 4. Understanding Ethical Decision Making and Corporate Governance 5. Individual Factors: Moral Philosophies and Cognitive Moral Development 6. Organizational Factors: Corporate Culture 7. Organizational Factors: Structure, Relationships, and Conflicts III. 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 VI. Cases Case 1 Enron: Questionable Accounting Leads to Collapse Case 2 Tyco International: Leadership Crisis Case 3 Global Crossing: Inflated Sales Lead to Bankruptcy Case 4 WorldCom: Actions Lead to Corporate Reform Case 5 Arthur Andersen: Questionable Accounting Practices Case 6 Sunbeam Corporation: "Chainsaw Al" and Greed Case 7 Martha Stewart: Insider-Trading Scandal Case 8 Astra USA: A Sexual Discrimination Scandal Case 9 Firestone: A Reputation Blowout Case 10 Exxon Valdez: Revisited Case 11 Tobacco Under Fire: Advertising a Harmful Product Case 12 Microsoft: Antitrust Battles Case 13 HCA--The Healthcare Company: Learning from Past Mistakes Case 14 Ethics Officer Association: Sharing Best Practices Case 15 Ben & Jerry's Homemade: Managing Social Responsibility and Growth Case 16 New Belgium Brewing: Environmental and Social Responsibilities Case 17 Mattel: Ethics Is No Game Case 18 Conoco's Decision: The First Annual President's Award for Business Ethics

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