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Business Ethics : Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality

By: Hoffman, W. Michael.
Contributor(s): Frederick, Robert E | Schwartz, Mark S.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2013Edition: 5th ed.Description: 1 online resource (774 p.).ISBN: 9781118722954.Subject(s): Business ethics -- Case studies | Business ethics | EthicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Business Ethics : Readings and Cases in Corporate MoralityDDC classification: 174.4 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality; Copyright; Contents; About the Editors; Preface; General Introduction The Nature of Business Ethics; Part 1 Ethics and Business From Theory to Practice; Introduction; 1 Theories of Economic Justice; Justice as Fairness; Distributive Justice; Distributive Justice and Utilitarianism; The "Invisible Hand"; Corporate Ethics in a Devilish System; Questions for Discussion; 2 Ethics and Business Decision Making; Teaching Ethical Decision Making and Principled Reasoning; Business Ethics and Moral Motivation: A Criminological Perspective
Ethical Leadership and the Psychology of Decision MakingCost-Benefit Analysis An Ethical Critique; Cost-Benefit Analysis Defended; Questions for Discussion; Cases for Part 1; Mini-Cases; MBA Student Mini-Dilemmas; The Parable of the Sadhu; The Ford Pinto; The Analyst's Dilemma (A); Walk Away From Your Mortgage!; The Ok Tedi Copper Mine; Part 2 The Nature of the Corporation; Introduction; 3 Agency, Legitimacy, and Responsibility; Can a Corporation Have a Conscience?; Is Business Bluffing Ethical?; The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits
Stakeholder Theory of the Modern CorporationEthics in Business Two Skeptical Challenges; Commentary on the Social Responsibility of Corporate Entities: Bad and Not-so-Bad Arguments for Shareholder Primacy; Questions for Discussion; 4 Corporate Governance and Accountability; Who Rules the Corporation?; Power and Accountability: The Changing Role of the Corporate Board of Directors; Who Should Control the Corporation?; Tone at the Top An Ethics Code for Directors?; Do CEOs Get Paid Too Much?; Questions for Discussion; Cases for Part 2; Mini-Cases; MBA Student Mini-Dilemmas
Fire Destroys Malden MillsMerck & Co., Inc. (A); Bailouts and Bonuses on Wall Street; Citigroup's Chief Rebuffed on Pay by Shareholders; Part 3 Work in the Corporation; Introduction; 5 Employee Rights and Duties; Employee Rights; Human Rights, Workers' Rights, and the "Right" to Occupational Safety; Whistle-Blowing; The Morality of Whistleblowing: A Commentary on Richard T. De George; Conflicts of Interest; The Moral Problem in Insider Trading; Questions for Discussion; 6 The Modern Workplace Obligations and Limits; A Kantian Theory of Meaningful Work
Organization of Work in the Company and Family Rights of the EmployeesWorkplace Wars: How Much Should I be Required to Meet the Needs of Your Children?; Discrimination, Harassment, and the Glass Ceiling: Women Executives as Change Agents; The Debate Over the Prohibition of Romance in the Workplace; Questions for Discussion; Cases for Part 3; Mini-Cases; MBA Student Mini-Dilemmas; The Case of the Mismanaged Ms.; Heineken NV: Workplace HIV/AIDS Programs in Africa (A); Banking: A Crack in the Swiss Vault; Will Rewards for Whistleblowers Encourage Ethical Behavior?
Boeing Chief is Ousted after Admitting Affair
Summary: The fifth edition of Business Ethics addresses current, intriguing, often complex issues in corporate morality through 53 readings and 30 pertinent case studies. Now significantly updated, it includes new leading articles, related current cases, and mini-cases based on MBA student dilemmas.Addresses a broad range of the most current, intriguing, often complex issues and cases in corporate moralityProvides impartial, point-counterpoint presentations of different perspectives on the most important and highly contended issues of business ethicsUpdated and significant case studies are included to
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Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality; Copyright; Contents; About the Editors; Preface; General Introduction The Nature of Business Ethics; Part 1 Ethics and Business From Theory to Practice; Introduction; 1 Theories of Economic Justice; Justice as Fairness; Distributive Justice; Distributive Justice and Utilitarianism; The "Invisible Hand"; Corporate Ethics in a Devilish System; Questions for Discussion; 2 Ethics and Business Decision Making; Teaching Ethical Decision Making and Principled Reasoning; Business Ethics and Moral Motivation: A Criminological Perspective

Ethical Leadership and the Psychology of Decision MakingCost-Benefit Analysis An Ethical Critique; Cost-Benefit Analysis Defended; Questions for Discussion; Cases for Part 1; Mini-Cases; MBA Student Mini-Dilemmas; The Parable of the Sadhu; The Ford Pinto; The Analyst's Dilemma (A); Walk Away From Your Mortgage!; The Ok Tedi Copper Mine; Part 2 The Nature of the Corporation; Introduction; 3 Agency, Legitimacy, and Responsibility; Can a Corporation Have a Conscience?; Is Business Bluffing Ethical?; The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits

Stakeholder Theory of the Modern CorporationEthics in Business Two Skeptical Challenges; Commentary on the Social Responsibility of Corporate Entities: Bad and Not-so-Bad Arguments for Shareholder Primacy; Questions for Discussion; 4 Corporate Governance and Accountability; Who Rules the Corporation?; Power and Accountability: The Changing Role of the Corporate Board of Directors; Who Should Control the Corporation?; Tone at the Top An Ethics Code for Directors?; Do CEOs Get Paid Too Much?; Questions for Discussion; Cases for Part 2; Mini-Cases; MBA Student Mini-Dilemmas

Fire Destroys Malden MillsMerck & Co., Inc. (A); Bailouts and Bonuses on Wall Street; Citigroup's Chief Rebuffed on Pay by Shareholders; Part 3 Work in the Corporation; Introduction; 5 Employee Rights and Duties; Employee Rights; Human Rights, Workers' Rights, and the "Right" to Occupational Safety; Whistle-Blowing; The Morality of Whistleblowing: A Commentary on Richard T. De George; Conflicts of Interest; The Moral Problem in Insider Trading; Questions for Discussion; 6 The Modern Workplace Obligations and Limits; A Kantian Theory of Meaningful Work

Organization of Work in the Company and Family Rights of the EmployeesWorkplace Wars: How Much Should I be Required to Meet the Needs of Your Children?; Discrimination, Harassment, and the Glass Ceiling: Women Executives as Change Agents; The Debate Over the Prohibition of Romance in the Workplace; Questions for Discussion; Cases for Part 3; Mini-Cases; MBA Student Mini-Dilemmas; The Case of the Mismanaged Ms.; Heineken NV: Workplace HIV/AIDS Programs in Africa (A); Banking: A Crack in the Swiss Vault; Will Rewards for Whistleblowers Encourage Ethical Behavior?

Boeing Chief is Ousted after Admitting Affair

The fifth edition of Business Ethics addresses current, intriguing, often complex issues in corporate morality through 53 readings and 30 pertinent case studies. Now significantly updated, it includes new leading articles, related current cases, and mini-cases based on MBA student dilemmas.Addresses a broad range of the most current, intriguing, often complex issues and cases in corporate moralityProvides impartial, point-counterpoint presentations of different perspectives on the most important and highly contended issues of business ethicsUpdated and significant case studies are included to

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<p> W. Michael Hoffman is the founding Executive Director of the Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Dr. Hoffman is also the Hieken Professor of Business and Professional Ethics at Bentley University and is the author or editor of 16 books.</p> <p> Robert E. Frederick is professor of philosophy and chair of the Philosophy Department at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He is also Research Scholar at the Center for Business Ethics at Bentley and editor of the Center's journal Business and Society Review .</p> <p> Mark S. Schwartz is a professor of business ethics and corporate social responsibility at the School of Administrative Studies at York University (Toronto, Canada), and is a Research Fellow for the Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University. He has published in a range of journals, including the Journal of Business Ethics , Business Ethics Quarterly , and Business & Society .</p>

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