Financial Ethics / Edition 1

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Financial Ethics presents an exploration of this relatively new subjec t. The book will follow two different trails, which eventually are bro ught together. The first trail is an exploration in Chapters One and T wo of the general nature of the finance industry, of the institutions which make it up, of the people in it and the pressures they are under . The first trail also examines the nature of the reward system in the finance industry. The second trail is an examination of the guidance people can obtain from four of the world's great religions on exactly how people ought to behave when engaged in the financial industry.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792385561
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 8/31/1999
  • Edition description: 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 164
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Part I: The Problem Domain. 1. The Jobs of the Capital Markets, and the People Who Do Them. 2. A Focus on the Problem we are Addressing. Part Two: Guidance from the Religions. 3. Plan and Introduction to the Religious Guidance Chapters. 4. The Jewish Tradition. 5. The Christian Tradition. 6. The Islamic Tradition. 7. The Buddhist Tradition. 8. An Aggregation of the Commands of the Religions. 9. The Remaining Task: The Commands We Have Yet to Fulfill. Part III - Testing, and then Marketing, the Second Ethical Command. 10. Some Financial Transactions for Testing. 11. Political and Organisational Tools for Gaining Acceptance of an Ethical Command. 12. Consequences and Conclusions. 13. Epilogue: A Personal Action Plan. Bibliography. Index.

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