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 The theory that the aim of the moral life is to develop those general dispositions called moral virtues , and to exercise and exhibit them in the many situations that life sets before us . those dispositions that it is generally ...
... 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 example , that of Douglas McGregor , described two theories or sets of assumptions managers can make about employees.81 In one theory , Theory X , managers assume that employees are naturally indolent and self - centered ...
Ethical Principles in Business
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