Ethics in the Workplace : Systems Perspective / Edition 1

Ethics in the Workplace : Systems Perspective / Edition 1

by William F. Roth Ph.D.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131848151

ISBN-13: 9780131848153

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Pearson

Comprehensive and clear, this book introduces readers to a generic, universal standard by which to judge and encourage ethical behavior in the workplace and life in general. It begins by exploring the philosophical roots upon which the field of ethics is based and springs, and then discusses the four basic current approaches to ethics—their

Overview

Comprehensive and clear, this book introduces readers to a generic, universal standard by which to judge and encourage ethical behavior in the workplace and life in general. It begins by exploring the philosophical roots upon which the field of ethics is based and springs, and then discusses the four basic current approaches to ethics—their strengths and weaknesses, and how they can be pulled together under the new standard. A focus on organization ethics places the standard into the workplace, and shows that its successful implementation there requires the correct design of organization systems, rather than an attempt to change the individual employees. For corporate training programs, and the creation of more ethical individuals in the workplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131848153
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Shortcuts to Failure.

2 Tales from the Trenches.

3. Making Sense Out of Ethics.

4. Is It “Me-I” or “We”?

5. Deontology versus Relativism.

6. Identifying the Standard.

7. The Role of Religion in Ethics.

8. Exploring the Systems Approach.

9. The Legacy of Laissez Faire Economics.

10. When Downsizing is Unethical.

11. Evaluation and Reward: The Primary Shapers of Culture.

12. To Empower or Not to Empower, That Is the Question.

13. Training and Teambuilding Make it Work.

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