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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... require that I kill an innocent person for you . Does the agreement now justify my killing the innocent person ? Obviously , it does not because agreements do not change the moral character of wrongful acts . If it is morally wrong ...
... require that the manager not favor her friend . The demands of an ethic of care would seem to require that the man- ager favor her friend for the sake of their friendship . How should conflicts of this sort be resolved ? First , notice ...
... require us to develop . Utilitar- ianism , for example , requires us to develop dispositions such as kindness and generos- ity that will lead us to enhance the happiness of people . Hence , there is no conflict between theories of ...
CASES FOR DISCUSSION
Ethical Principles in Business
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