Ethical Theory and Business / Edition 5

Ethical Theory and Business / Edition 5

by Tom L. Beauchamp, Norman E. Bowie, Norman E. Bowie
     
 

Revised and updated to meet the ethical challenges of today's business world, Ethical Theory and Business presents a collection of readings that includes historical as well as contemporary material. Chapters offer thoughtfully collected essays, legal perspectives, and court cases that give readers a basis for understanding the latest developments in business ethics… See more details below

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Revised and updated to meet the ethical challenges of today's business world, Ethical Theory and Business presents a collection of readings that includes historical as well as contemporary material. Chapters offer thoughtfully collected essays, legal perspectives, and court cases that give readers a basis for understanding the latest developments in business ethics scholarship, analysis, and decision making. In addition to presenting the fundamental concepts and problems of business ethics, normative ethical theory, and the analysis of cases, the Fifth Edition of Ethical Theory and Business examines issues such as corporate social responsibility; business self-regulation versus government regulation; consumer, occupational, and environmental risk; drug testing; whistleblowing; affirmative action; reverse discrimination; sexual harassment; deception in advertising; ethical issues in international business; and social and economic justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133985207
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
661
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.23(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Ethical Theory and Business Practice1
Ch. 2The Purpose of the Corporation45
Ch. 3Corporate Character and Individual Responsibility95
Ch. 4Acceptable Risk166
Ch. 5Ethical Treatment of Employees257
Ch. 6Diversity and Discrimination in the Workplace325
Ch. 7Marketing and the Disclosure of Information401
Ch. 8Ethical Issues in Information Technology469
Ch. 9Ethical Issues in International Business532
Ch. 10Social and Economic Justice630
Suggested Supplementary Readings684

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