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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... Virtue What exactly is a moral virtue ? A moral virtue is an acquired disposition that is val- ued as part of the character of a morally good human being and that is exhibited in the person's habitual behavior . A person has a moral virtue ...
... 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 life and ...
... virtues We should avoid exercising , exhibiting , and developing vices Institutions should instill virtues not vices Virtues and Principles What is the relationship between a theory of virtue and the theories of ethics that we have ...
CASES FOR DISCUSSION
Ethical Principles in Business
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