Case Studies in Business Ethics / Edition 4

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This collection of quality cases and essays on business ethics addresses some of the most pertinent ethical issues in today's business environment. It goes well beyond matters of fraud and public relations to consider standards of professionalism, corporate decision- making structure, the interface between ethical theory and economic practice, etc.; contains cases that deal not only with ethical failures, but with ethical successes.
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Editorial Reviews

Text/reference comprises six parts treating communication in business, pollution and environment, employee/employer relations, obligations to stock holders, multinationals, and business and government. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133824339
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
  • Publication date: 10/3/1995
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.03 (w) x 8.99 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Ethical Reasoning 1
The Case Method 11
1 Business or Ethics 21
Into the Mouth of Babes 22
Tylenol's Rebound 29
2 Communication in Business: Truth Telling, Misinformation, and Lying 33
Toy Wars 34
Dow Corning Corporation: Marketing Breast Implant Devices 39
Uptown, Dakota, and PowerMaster 53
Manville: The Ethics of Economic Efficiency? 58
When Did Johns-Manville Know? 67
Italian Tax Mores 69
3 Pollution and Environment 72
The AES Corporation 74
The Chainsaws of Greed: The Case of Pacific Lumber 86
Exxon's Knee Deep in the Big Muddy 107
4 Employee-Employer Relations 117
AIDS in the Workplace: Options and Responsibilities 120
The Case of the Willful Whistle-Blower 130
The DC-10's Defective Doors 135
The Hazards of the Enterprise 141
Weber v. Kaiser Aluminum and United Steelworkers 144
The Aggressive Ad Agency: Selling Experience or Confidential Information? 153
Management Dilemma 155
Vital Information at Complex 157
5 Diversity in the Workplace 159
Management Women and the New Facts of Life 161
Blowing the Whistle on the "Mommy Track" 172
How to Get 'Em on Track 176
Woman's Work: Seeking Identity Through Occupation 178
Sexual Discrimination at Eastern Airlines? 184
The Oil Rig 189
Foreign Assignment 190
Gender Issues at Your House 192
A Note on Sexual Harassment 198
A Note of Sexual Harassment Policy 203
6 Obligations to Stakeholders: Employees, Customers, Community, and Stockholders 205
The Ford Pinto 207
A. H. Robins: The Dalkon Shield 215
Dorrence Corporation Trade-offs 224
Sears Auto Shock 230
Commission on Sales at Brock Mason Brokerage 236
Roger Hixon: Let the Buyer Beware 239
7 Multinationals 245
Ethics and International Business Consulting: The ERCI Episode 247
Tropical Plywood Imports, Inc. 258
H. B. Fuller in Honduras: Street Children and Substance Abuse 267
The Project at Moza Island 291
Merck & Co., Inc. 299
Three Scenarios 309
8 Success Stories: It Can Be Done! 310
Nice Guys Finish First? 311
Ice Cream & Integrity 315
Roger Meade: Running on People Power 325
Kresa's Cleanup 329
The Smoke at General Electric 332
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