Ethical Theory and Business / Edition 7

Ethical Theory and Business / Edition 7

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

ISBN-10: 0131116320

ISBN-13: 9780131116320

Pub. Date: 07/23/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Ethical Theory and Business by Beauchamp and Bowie, now in its Seventh Edition presents a comprehensive anthology 6f readings, legal perspectives, and cases in ethics in business. This edition focuses on providing and explaining the tools needed to deal with ethical dilemmas in business.

Features of the Seventh Edition:

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Ethical Theory and Business by Beauchamp and Bowie, now in its Seventh Edition presents a comprehensive anthology 6f readings, legal perspectives, and cases in ethics in business. This edition focuses on providing and explaining the tools needed to deal with ethical dilemmas in business.

Features of the Seventh Edition:

Brand new chapter on ethical issues in Information Technology
• Raises important issues of privacy in Internet commercial transactions and intellectual property
Regulation of Business chapter with a new focus on accountability and responsibility
• Contrasting approaches to ensuring safety
• Includes discussion of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Corporate social performance
• Presents coverage organized around the debate between stockholder vs. stakeholder management
Up-to-date coverage of Harassment
• Focuses on conflicts of free speech within a hostile working environment
Affirmative Action and Diversity
• New to this edition is material specifically on Diversity
Third World issues
• Contains articles on sweatshops and ,protecting human rights in countries where international companies do business
New and additional cases as well as new and revised legal perspectives
• Maintains currency and enhances opportunities for class discussion and research

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131116320
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/23/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.44(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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