Wake up Calls: Classic Cases in Business Ethics / Edition 1

Wake up Calls: Classic Cases in Business Ethics / Edition 1

by Lisa H. Newton, David P. Schmidt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534253385

ISBN-13: 9780534253387

Pub. Date: 12/28/1995

Publisher: Wadsworth

This casebook contains analysis of nine pivotal business ethics cases that changed, or are in the process of changing, organizations and society for the better. Reveals the complexity of business ethics, through balanced, in-depth coverage.

Overview

This casebook contains analysis of nine pivotal business ethics cases that changed, or are in the process of changing, organizations and society for the better. Reveals the complexity of business ethics, through balanced, in-depth coverage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534253387
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: An Overview of Ethics. PART ONE: TRADITIONAL PROBLEMS: A REVIEW. 1. Which Hat? Responsibility and Organizational Decision Making: The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster. 2. How Safe? Safety, Risk, and Responsibility: The Case of the Ford Pinto. 3. How Foresighted? Feeding the Babies: Infant Formula in the Developing Countries. 4. How Aggressive? Wall Street in Jail: A Challenge to the Insiders. 5. How Vigilant? Someone Should Be Watching: The S&L Crisis and the Accounting Profession. PART TWO: EMERGING AREAS: AN OVERVIEW. 6. How to Deal with Hostility? The Right to Equal Respect: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. 7. How Clean? Obligations to a Great Lake: Reserve Mining at Silver Bay. 8. How Tough? Like a Rock: Tobacco's Last Stand. 9. How Ethical? A Commitment of Faith: Responsible Care. Epilogue. Bibliography.

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