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Business Ethics / Edition 6

Business Ethics / Edition 6

by William H. Shaw
     
 

ISBN-10: 049509501X

ISBN-13: 2900495095018

Pub. Date: 03/30/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text provides a comprehensive, intellectually solid survey of the subject, suitable for undergraduates at all levels with little or no philosophical background. It introduces students to important philosophical concepts and principles in an engaging way, supplies them with useful social, historical, and philosophical background, and encourages them to grapple

Overview

This text provides a comprehensive, intellectually solid survey of the subject, suitable for undergraduates at all levels with little or no philosophical background. It introduces students to important philosophical concepts and principles in an engaging way, supplies them with useful social, historical, and philosophical background, and encourages them to grapple with important theoretical and practical issues that they might not otherwise think about.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900495095018
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/30/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
448

Table of Contents

PART I: MORAL PHILOSOPHY AND BUSINESS. 1. The Nature of Morality. Ethics. Moral Versus Nonmoral Standards. Religion and Morality. Ethical Relativism. Having Moral Principles. Morality and Personal Values. Individual Integrity and Responsibility. Moral Reasoning. Summary. Cases. Notes. For Further Reading. 2. Normative Theories of Ethics. Consequentialist and Nonconsequentialist Theories. Egoism. Utilitarianism. Kant's Ethics. Other Nonconsequentialist Perspectives. Utilitarianism Once More. Moral Decision Making: Toward a Synthesis. Summary. Cases. Notes. For Further Reading. 3. Justice and Economic Distribution. The Nature of Justice. The Utilitarian View. The Libertarian Approach. Rawl's Theory of Justice. Summary. Cases. Notes. For Further Reading. PART II: AMERICAN BUSINESS AND ITS BASIS. 4. The Nature of Capitalism. Capitalism. Key Features of Capitalism. Moral Justifications of Capitalism. Criticisms of Capitalism. Today's Economic Challenges. Summary. Cases. Notes. For Further Reading. 5. Corporations. The Limited-Liability Company. Corporate Moral Agency. Corporate Responsibility. Should Corporate Responsibility Be Broadened? Institutionalizing Ethics Within Corporations. Summary. Cases. Notes. For Further Reading. PART III: THE ORGANIZATION AND THE PEOPLE IN IT. 6. The Workplace (1): Basic Issues. Civil Liberties in the Workplace. Personnel Policies and Procedures. Unions. Summary. Cases. Notes. For Further Reading. 7. The Workplace (2): Today's Challenges. Organizational Influences in Private Lives. Obtaining Information. Working Conditions. Redesigning Work. Summary. Cases. Notes. For Further Reading. 8. Moral Choices Facing Employees. Obligations to theFirm. Abuse of Official Position. Bribes and Kickbacks. Gifts and Entertainment. Obligations to Third Parties. The Question of Self-Interest. Summary. Cases. Notes. For Further Reading. 9. Job Discrimination. The Meaning of Job Discrimination. Evidence of Discrimination. Affirmative Action: The Legal Context. Affirmative Action: The Moral Issues. Comparable Worth. Sexual Harassment. Summary. Cases. Notes. For Further Reading. PART IV: BUSINESS AND SOCIETY. 10. Consumers. Product Safety. Other Areas of Business Responsibility. Deception and Unfairness in Advertising. The Debate Over Advertising. Summary. Cases. Notes. For Further Reading. 11. The Environment. Business and Ecology. The Ethics of Environmental Protection. Cost Allocation. Delving Deeper into Environmental Ethics. Summary. Cases. Notes. For Further Reading. INDEX.

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