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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... firm to force on its buyers goods that they may not want in quantities they may not desire . The monopoly firm , for example , can force consumers to purchase product X only if they also purchase product Y from the firm . Third ...
... firm as the industry's " price leader . " 31 Each firm will tacitly agree to set its prices at the levels announced by the price leader , knowing that all other firms will also follow its price lead- ership . Because each oligopolist ...
... firm with the understanding that , when the employee transacts business for the firm , the employee will deal favorably with that person or that person's firm . Conflicts of interest can be created by a variety of different kinds of ...
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Ethical Principles in Business
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