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Taking sides. Clashing views in management / selected, edited, and with introductions by Marc D. Street and Vera L. Street.

Contributor(s): Street, Marc D | Street, Vera L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series: Publisher: Dubuque, IA : McGraw-Hill Contemporary Learning Series, c2007Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxiv, 384 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0073527211; 9780073527215.Other title: Clashing views in management | Management.Subject(s): Management | Management -- Moral and ethical aspects | Environmental management
Contents:
Ethical issues for managers: Do corporations have a responsibility to society that extends beyond merely maximizing profit?; Is the corporate strategy of downsizing unethical?; Is bluffing during negotiations unethical? Should insider trading be legalized? -- Organizational behavior and human resource management: Has affirmative action outlived its usefulness in the workplace?; Is workplace drug testing a wise corporate policy?; Is diversity in the workplace a worthwhile goal for corporations?; Is gender discrimination the main reason women are paid less than men? World reforming social security be good for American business -- Strategic management: Is outsourcing a wise corporate strategy?; Are U.S. CEOs overpaid?; Corporate governance reform, is Sarbanes-Oxley the answer?; Is first-to-market a successful strategy?; Must firms constantly grow to be considered successful? -- Environmental and international management issues: Is the condition of the environment really as bad as environmentalists claim?; Should U.S. corporations be allowed to hire illegal aliens?; Is economic globalization good for humankind?; Are global sweatshops exploitative?
Summary: "[This book] is a debate-style reader designed to introduce students to controversies in management. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading managers, educators and researchers, and writers reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected ... because of their value in a debate framework"--P. [4] of cover.
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HD31 .T24 2007 (Browse shelf) Available 0000002187946

First ed. and 3rd ed.- are cataloged as a serial in LC. DLC

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ethical issues for managers: Do corporations have a responsibility to society that extends beyond merely maximizing profit?; Is the corporate strategy of downsizing unethical?; Is bluffing during negotiations unethical? Should insider trading be legalized? -- Organizational behavior and human resource management: Has affirmative action outlived its usefulness in the workplace?; Is workplace drug testing a wise corporate policy?; Is diversity in the workplace a worthwhile goal for corporations?; Is gender discrimination the main reason women are paid less than men? World reforming social security be good for American business -- Strategic management: Is outsourcing a wise corporate strategy?; Are U.S. CEOs overpaid?; Corporate governance reform, is Sarbanes-Oxley the answer?; Is first-to-market a successful strategy?; Must firms constantly grow to be considered successful? -- Environmental and international management issues: Is the condition of the environment really as bad as environmentalists claim?; Should U.S. corporations be allowed to hire illegal aliens?; Is economic globalization good for humankind?; Are global sweatshops exploitative?

"[This book] is a debate-style reader designed to introduce students to controversies in management. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading managers, educators and researchers, and writers reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected ... because of their value in a debate framework"--P. [4] of cover.

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