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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... Critics say utilitarianism fails with rights and justice Utilitarians respond that rule - utilitarianism can deal ... critics of utilitari- anism , who have pointed out an important difficulty in the rule - utilitarian position ...
... critics have argued that , like utilitarianism , it has its limitations and inadequacies . A first problem that critics have traditionally pointed out is that Kant's theory is not clear enough to always be useful . One difficulty lies ...
... criticism of the social costs theory attacks the assumption that passing the costs of all injuries on to manufacturers will reduce the number of accidents . On the contrary , critics claim , by relieving consumers of the responsibility ...
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Ethical Principles in Business
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