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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... utility , whereas the resulting bills that arrive the next month might be equivalent to 700 negative units of utility . Therefore , the total combined utility of this act ( improving the work environment ) would be 200 units of negative ...
... utility . The correct moral rules are those that would produce the greatest amount of utility if everyone were to follow them . An example may make this clear . Suppose I am trying to decide whether it is ethical for me to fix prices ...
... utility for society than other kinds of rules . Therefore , such a rule is the correct one to apply to the case . It would be wrong for the heir to kill his uncle because doing so would violate a correct moral rule , and the fact that ...
CASES FOR DISCUSSION
Ethical Principles in Business
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