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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... Employees must be given the opportunity to give or withhold their consent before the private aspects of their lives are investigated . The firm is justified in inquiring into the employee's life only if the employee has a clear ...
... employees to voice their moral concerns outside the standard chain of command . When employees encounter waste , fraud , abuse , or managerial ineptitude , they have no way of taking their concerns to those within the organization who ...
... employees are protected by an explicit contract ( such as union employees ) , employers " may dismiss their employees at will ... for good cause , for no cause , or even for causes morally wrong , without being thereby guilty of legal ...
Ethical Principles in Business
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