Guide to Business Ethics

Guide to Business Ethics

by Norman E. Bowie
     
 

The Blackwell Guide to Business Ethics, written by an international assembly of experts, acquaints the reader with ethical issues in the practice of business, theoretical and pedagogical issues, and important new directions in the field.

The volume provides a foundation for understanding changes to the nature of business due to technology and globalization

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The Blackwell Guide to Business Ethics, written by an international assembly of experts, acquaints the reader with ethical issues in the practice of business, theoretical and pedagogical issues, and important new directions in the field.

The volume provides a foundation for understanding changes to the nature of business due to technology and globalization. It includes discussion of current ethical issues in areas such as marketing, accounting, and financial markets. The contributors also explore the frontiers of ethical thinking in healthcare, genetic research laboratories, and organizations responsible for the computer revolution and e-commerce.

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"This book engages the widest possible spectrum of readers; from those simply curious about the business ethics enterprise to veteran scholars steeped in the literature. The contributors are to be complimented for the seriousness of each essay and the novel insights they bring to familiar territory. Bowie is to be commended for organizing the efforts of many of the best minds in the field in such a way that their thinking will aid in research and teaching alike." Ed Soule, Georgetown University

"In The Blackwell Guide to Business Ethics Norman Bowie has put together a guided tour of business ethics, providing the reader with both a solid review of past debates and current theories, and a provocative preview of future issues and practical challenges." Joshua Margolis, Harvard Business School

"In this thoughtful and well-balanced collection of articles, Bowie has addressed some of the most important theoretical and practical issues in business ethics through original insights from many of the field's leading scholars. This work will be a great boost in moving business ethics forward in the twenty-first century." W. Michael Hoffman, Bentley College

"This masterful synthesis of theory and practice in business ethics provides insight into the role of ethics in present-day business practice. The book also offers intriguing perspectives on new directions for an evolving field." Diana C. Robertson, Goizueta Business School, Emory University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631221227
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Blackwell Philosophy Guides Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 9.52(h) x 1.28(d)

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