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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... risk : Are the risks of a new technology predictable ? How large are the risks and are they reversible ? Are the benefits worth the potential risks , and who should decide ? Do those persons on whom the risks will fall know about the risk ...
... risk ( i.e. , the probability of future costly consequences ) .130 Many new technologies carry with them unknown degrees of risk to present and future gen- erations . The use of nuclear technology , for example , involves some ...
... risk associated with using a product . Because the use of virtually any product involves some degree of risk , questions of safety are essentially questions of acceptable and known levels of risk . That is , a product is safe if its ...
CASES FOR DISCUSSION
Ethical Principles in Business
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