Business Ethics / Edition 5

Business Ethics / Edition 5

by Richard T. DeGeorge, Richard T. Degeorge
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130797723

ISBN-13: 9780130797728

Pub. Date: 01/05/1999

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book provides comprehensive, integrated coverage of the entire field of business ethics. It begins with an overview of today's business scene, then explores the basic tools and techniques of ethical analysis and moral reasoning and shows how they apply to a wide range of issues in all areas of business — including marketing, finance, management, strategic…  See more details below

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This book provides comprehensive, integrated coverage of the entire field of business ethics. It begins with an overview of today's business scene, then explores the basic tools and techniques of ethical analysis and moral reasoning and shows how they apply to a wide range of issues in all areas of business — including marketing, finance, management, strategic planning, computer systems, etc. Provides charts showing how to handle different ethical approaches and how to use the approaches in handling issues. Shows readers how to think through issues to conclusions -- presents both sides of an issue and shows how one can argue to a conclusion. Covers: MORAL REASONING IN BUSINESS: Conventional Morality and Ethical Relativism; Utility and Utilitarianism; Moral Duty, Rights, and Justice; Moral Responsibility, Virtue, and Moral Reasoning; MORAL ISSUES IN BUSINESS: Justice and Economic Systems; American Capitalism: Moral or Immoral?; Corporations and Morality; Safety, Risk, and Environmental Protection; Whistle Blowing; Marketing, Truth, and Advertising; Protecting Intellectual Property, Corporate Disclosure, and Insider Trading; Information Technology, Ethics, and Business; Workers, Rights: Employment, Wages, and Unions; Workers' Rights and Duties Within a Firm; Discrimination, Affirmative Action, and Reverse Discrimination; Accounting, Finance, Corporate Restructuring, and Ethical Investing; Professions in Business and Professions as Business; MORAL ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS: The International Business System, Multinationals, and Morality; Corrupt Contexts, Cultural Diversity, and International Business; Famine, Natural Resources, and International Obligations. For anyoneinterested in domestic and international business ethics.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130797728
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/05/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
626
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1Ethics and business3
2Conventional morality and ethical relativism33
3Utility and utilitarianism55
4Moral duty, rights, and justice76
5Virtue, moral responsibility, and moral reasoning105
6Justice and economic systems129
7American capitalism : moral or immoral?153
8Corporations and morality180
9Corporate governance, accounting, disclosure and insider trading211
10Finance, restructuring, and investing245
11Safety, risk, and environmental protection275
12Whistle blowing298
13Marketing, truth, and advertising323
14Workers' rights : employment, wages, and unions353
15Workers' rights and duties within a firm387
16Discrimination, affirmative action, and reverse discrimination417
17The information age : property and new technologies447
18Information, computers, the Internet and business478
19The international business system, multinationals, and globalization509
20Corrupt contexts and international business546
21Global issues and international obligations580
22The new moral imperative for business613

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