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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... theory of virtue seems more adequate than a theory , like MacIntyre's , which confines virtue to traits connected with practices . For the virtues seem to be dispositions that enable us to deal well with all of the exigencies of human ...
... theory will encourage carelessness in consumers . An increase in consumer carelessness will lead to an increase in consumer injuries . A third argument against the social costs theory focuses on the financial burdens the theory imposes ...
... theories , for ex- ample , that of Douglas McGregor , described two theories or sets of assumptions man- agers can make about employees.81 In one theory , Theory X , managers assume that employees are naturally indolent and self ...
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Ethical Principles in Business
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