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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... benefit of preventing losses with a total value of only $ 49.15 million : Benefits : ( 180 deaths $ 200,000 ) + ( 180 injuries $ 67,000 ) + ( 2,100 vehicles X $ 700 ) = $ 49.15 million Thus , a modification that would ultimately cost ...
... benefits produced by an 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 ...
... benefits are often unquantifiable . For example , the White House Office of Management and Budget ( OMB ) each year compiles estimates of the annual benefits and costs of major federal regulations ( entitled Report to Congress on the ...
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