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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... utilitarianism contend that these measurement problems undercut whatever claims utilitarian theory makes to providing an objective basis for determining normative issues . These problems have become especially obvious in debates over ...
... Utilitarians respond that monetary and commonsense measures can measure everything • Critics say utilitarianism fails with rights and justice Utilitarians respond that rule - utilitarianism can deal with rights and justice • use the ...
... utilitarian principles because reducing need will increase total utility . The major difficulties encountered by these utilitarian justifications of affirmative action have concerned , first , the question of whether the social costs of ...
Ethical Principles in Business
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