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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... social cost The private internal costs and the wider external costs of engaging in a particular economic activity ... social costs of producing the kilowatt of elec- tricity : the total price society must pay to manufacture 1 kilowatt of ...
Concepts & Cases Manuel G. Velasquez. social audit A report of the social costs and social activities . encountered in trying to construct a social audit ( a report of the social costs and so- cial benefits of the firm's activities ) ...
... social cost view will prevent accidents is false • Leads to successful consumer lawsuits in cases where manufacturers took all due care A second criticism of the social costs theory attacks the assumption that passing the costs of all ...
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Ethical Principles in Business
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