Business Ethics: Concepts & Cases
Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006 - 437 pages
For courses in Business Ethics
This popular text on Business Ethics introduces the reader to the ethical concepts that are relevant to resolving moral issues in business; imparts the reasoning and anaytical skills needed to apply ethical concepts to business decisions; identifies moral issues specific to a business; provides an understanding of the social, technological, and natural environments within which moral issues in business arise; and supplies case studies of actual moral conflicts faced by businesses.
The ethical landscape of business is constantly changing and this edition has been revised to keep pace with those changes most effecting business: accelerating globalization, constant technological updates, proliferating of business scandals.
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... action and subtract from them the measured quantities of harm the action will have and thereby determine which action produces the greatest total benefits or the lowest total costs . That is , the principle assumes that all the benefits ...
... action is morally right if in carrying out the action the agent exercises , ex- hibits , or develops a morally virtuous character , and it is morally wrong to the extent that by carrying out the action the agent exercises , exhibits ...
... action programs in business and education : ... [ I ] n theory , affirmative action certainly has all the moral symmetry that fair- ness requires the injustice of historical and even contemporary White advan- tage is offset with black ...
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Ethical Principles in Business
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