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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... competitive nature of the system . If firms join together and use their combined power to fix prices , drive out competitors with unfair practices , or earn monopolistic profits at the expense of consumers , the market ceases to be ...
... competition and an understanding of why it is desirable to keep markets as competitive as possible . Ethics and Perfectly Competitive Markets As we have seen , perfectly competitive free markets incorporate forces that inevitably drive ...
... competitive markets thus embody the negative right of freedom of opportunity . Second , in the perfectly competitive free market , all exchanges are fully voluntary . That is , participants are not forced to buy or sell anything other ...
Ethical Principles in Business
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