Ethical Theory and Business / Edition 5

Ethical Theory and Business / Edition 5

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

ISBN-10: 0133985202

ISBN-13: 9780133985207

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This book presents a comprehensive anthology of readings, legal perspectives, and cases in ethics in business. Contrasting business ethics approaches, Regulation of business, Performance Monitoring. Genetic testing and screening. Third world issues. Federal sentencing guidelines. Ideal for business professionals interested in reviewing ethical issues in business.

Overview

This book presents a comprehensive anthology of readings, legal perspectives, and cases in ethics in business. Contrasting business ethics approaches, Regulation of business, Performance Monitoring. Genetic testing and screening. Third world issues. Federal sentencing guidelines. Ideal for business professionals interested in reviewing ethical issues in business.

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

(NOTE: Each chapter contains an Introduction and Suggested Supplementary Readings).
1. Ethical Theory and Business Practice.

Fundamental Concepts and Problems.

Normative Ethical Theory.

Analysis of Cases. 2. The Purpose of the Corporation.

Stockholder Management versus Stakeholder Management.

Which View Is Right?

Legal Perspectives.

Cases. 3. The Regulation of Business: Accountability and Responsibility.

Compliance Theory and Self-Regulation.

Determining Responsibility.

Legal Perspectives.

Cases. 4. Acceptable Risk.

Consumer Risk.

Occupational Risk.

Environmental Risk.

Investment Risk.

Legal Perspectives.

Cases. 5. Rights and Obligations of Employers and Employees.

Ethical Issues Surrounding the Hiring and Firing of Employees.

Patricia H. Werhane and Tara J. Radin, Employment at Will and Due Process. Richard A. Epstein, In Defense of the Contract at Will.

Privacy.

Whistleblowing.

Legal Perspectives.

Cases. Hiring, Firing, and Discriminating.

Affirmative Action and Reverse Discrimination.

Pay Equity and Comparable Worth.

Sexual Harassment.

Legal Perspectives.

Cases. 7. Marketing and Disclosure.

Marketing, Truth and Trust.

Advertising.

Sales.

Bluffing.

Legal Perspectives.

Cases. 8. Ethical Issues in International Business.

When in Rome, Should You Do As the Romans Do?

Bribery.

Capitalism in the Third World.

Legal Perspectives.

Cases. 9. Social and EconomicJustice.

Theories of Social Justice.

International Economic Justice.

Legal Perspectives.

Cases.

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