Normative Theory and Business Ethics

Normative Theory and Business Ethics

by Jeffery D. Smith
     
 

Since its inception thirty years ago, business ethics has benefited from the interdisciplinary contributions by management, political theory, sociology, and, of course, philosophy. Normative Theory and Business Ethics represents the work of new scholars and addresses a wide array of foundational issues such as distributive justice within firms, human rights, ethics of… See more details below

Overview

Since its inception thirty years ago, business ethics has benefited from the interdisciplinary contributions by management, political theory, sociology, and, of course, philosophy. Normative Theory and Business Ethics represents the work of new scholars and addresses a wide array of foundational issues such as distributive justice within firms, human rights, ethics of international business, virtue in business management, and the relationship between markets and democratic institutions. This collection traces where philosophy has been and where it is headed with business ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742548411
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/23/2008
Series:
New Perspectives in Business Ethics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Norman E. Bowie Bowie, Norman E.

Introduction Past and Present: The Role of Normative Theory in Business Jeffery Smith Smith, Jeffery 1

1 Business-Focused Business Ethics Alexei Marcoux Marcoux, Alexei 17

2 Virtue Ethics and Business Organizations Geoff Moore Moore, Geoff 35

3 The Human Rights Obligations of Multinational Corporations Denis G. Arnold Arnold, Denis G. 61

4 Contractarian Business Ethics Today Ben Wempe Wempe, Ben 73

5 The Normative Study of Business Organizations: A Rawlsian Approach Nien-he Hsieh Hsieh, Nien-he 93

6 Deserving Jobs, Deserving Wages Jeffrey Moriarty Moriarty, Jeffrey 119

7 Institutions and Organizations: Communicative Ethics and Business Jeffery Smith Smith, Jeffery 147

8 On the Need for Theory in Business Ethics Mitchell R. Haney Haney, Mitchell R. 173

9 Values and Capitalism Christopher Michaelson Michaelson, Christopher 195

Bibliography 209

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