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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... claim , by relieving consumers of the responsibility of paying for their own injuries , the social costs theory will encourage carelessness in consumers . An increase in consumer carelessness will lead to an increase in consumer ...
... claim that discrimination violates basic human rights ; and ( c ) justice arguments , which claim that discrimination results in an unjust distribution of society's benefits and burdens . Utility The standard utilitarian argument ...
... claim that a person is granted rights only if the person accepts certain duties toward the community that grants those rights . Other authors claim that all my rights can be defined wholly in terms of the duties of others . Both of these ...
Ethical Principles in Business
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