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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... pollution problems are not rooted only in business activities . Pollution also results from the use that consumers make of products and from human waste products.80 A primary source of air pollution , for example , is automobile use ...
... Pollution of the environment , then , is a violation of the utilitarian princi- ples that underlie a market system . Pollution also violates the kind of justice or fairness that characterizes a free com- petitive market . In a well ...
... pollution control then ? Consider that the costs of controlling pollution and the benefits derived from pollution control are inversely related . 124 As one rises , the other falls . Why is this so ? Think for a moment that if a body of ...
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Ethical Principles in Business
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