Business: Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment / Edition 8

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Overview

Comprehensive and practical, BUSINESS: ITS LEGAL, ETHICAL, AND GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT, 10TH EDITION emphasizes real-world applications and encourages critical thinking skills. While exploring the intersection of law, business strategy, and ethics in the text, readers apply the concepts to more than 200 real-world situations and a wealth of learning features, while heightening their own sense of morality. BUSINESS: ITS LEGAL, ETHICAL, AND GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT, 10TH EDITION effectively illustrates how law and ethics apply to issues in the workplace, and is an excellent resource for future business managers.

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New edition of a text that provides insight into how business strategy and the legal environment are related and are essential components of each other. The 21 chapters discuss law, business ethics and the judicial system, as well as litigation and alternative dispute resolution; the regulatory environment of business; legal and ethical issues surrounding competition and sales; the contractual and regulatory aspects of employer and employee relationships; and the advantages and disadvantages of various business organizations and the regulation of the capital markets. New material includes a chapter on cyberlaw, new examples and ideas on the application of ethics to business decision making, and business strategy applications. The included CD-ROM contains business strategy applications. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780324655544
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/9/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 896
  • Sales rank: 1,145,985
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Marianne M. Jennings is a professor of legal and ethical studies in business in the Department of Supply Chain Management, College of Business, at Arizona State University. She has been named professor of the year in the College of Business three times and received a Burlington Northern teaching excellence award. A consultant to many law firms, businesses, and professional groups, Professor Jennings has worked with the Federal Public Defender and U.S. Attorney in Nevada. She is the author of more than 200 articles in academic, professional, and trade journals as well as six textbooks and monographs in circulation. Her biweekly column for the ARIZONA REPUBLIC is nationally syndicated, and her work has appeared in the WALL STREET JOURNAL. In addition, Professor Jennings is a legal commentator for National Public Radio. She has conducted more than 500 workshops and seminars in the areas of business, personal and professional ethics, legal ethics, real estate, credit management, legal issues for academic administrators, law for the CPA, and legal and political strategic planning. A member of the State Bar of Arizona, Professor Jennings earned her undergraduate degree in finance and her JD from Brigham Young University.

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Table of Contents

PART I: BUSINESS: ITS LEGAL, ETHICAL, AND JUDICIAL ENVIRONMENT. 1. Introduction to Law. 2. Business Ethics and Social Responsibility. 3. The Judicial System. 4. Managing Disputes: Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation Strategies. PART II: BUSINESS: ITS REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT. 5. Business and the Constitution. 6. Administrative Law. 7. International Law. 8. Business Crime. 9. Business Torts. 10. Cyberlaw, Social Media, and Privacy. 11. Environmental Regulation and Sustainability. PART III: BUSINESS SALES, CONTRACTS, AND COMPETITION. 12. Contracts and Sales: Introduction and Formation. 13. Contracts: Performance, Remedies, and Rights. 14. Sales: Product Advertising and Liability. 15. Products: Business Intellectual Property. 16. Business Competition: Antitrust. PART IV: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE. 17. Management of Employee Conduct: Agency. 18. Governance and Structure: Forms of Doing Business. 19. Governance and Regulation: Securities Law. 20. Management: Employee Welfare. 21. Management: Employment Discrimination. Appendices. A. The United States Constitution. B. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (Excerpts). C. The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts). D. Dodd-Frank (Wall Street Reform and Consumer Financial Protection Act) (Excerpts). E. The Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Excerpts). F. Sarbanes-Oxley Key Provisions. G. The Copyright Act (as Amended) (Excerpts). H. Title VII and the Civil Rights Act (Employment Provisions) (Excerpts). I. The Americans with Disabilities Act (Excerpts).

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