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The Resource Ethics and Business : an Introduction

Ethics and Business : an Introduction

Label
Ethics and Business : an Introduction
Title
Ethics and Business
Title remainder
an Introduction
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • General issues for discussion; Case - fool's gold; Some questions from the case; 4 Feminism; Morgan Stanley; Women at work; Feminism in business ethics; Women's nature; The female voice; Ethics of care; Issues of equality in the workplace; Private lives and public work; Disproportionate burdens; Summary; General issues for discussion; Case - time off or time out?; Some questions from the case; 5 Responsibility; The Herald of Free Enterprise ferry disaster; Meanings of responsibility; Role responsibility; Legal liability and moral responsibility; Cause; Corporations as moral agents
  • This 2007 undergraduate textbook captures the dynamic nature of business ethics in the era of globalization
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Gibson, Kevin
Dewey number
  • 174.4
  • 174/.4
Index
index present
LC call number
HF5387 .G515 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge Applied Ethics
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  • Business ethics
  • Social responsibility of business
  • Corporate profits
  • Business enterprises
  • Globalization
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Business enterprises
  • Business ethics
  • Corporate profits
  • Globalization
  • Social responsibility of business
  • Unternehmensethik
  • Wirtschaftsethik
  • Bedrijfsleven
  • Ethiek
Label
Ethics and Business : an Introduction
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Corporate promotion of diversity
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Ethics and Business; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; 1 An overview of business ethics; The Bhopal disaster; The philosophical contribution; Two meanings of business ethics; Instrumental or prudential approaches; Rule-based approaches; Principle-based approaches; Ethical relativism; Egoism; Machiavelli and Hobbes; Game theory; Nike; Morality and strategy; Responses to egoism; Summary; General issues for discussion; Case -- pornography; Some questions from the case; 2 Insights from ethical theory; Gleaning at the grocery; The value of theory; Justice
  • UtilitarianismSome issues in utilitarianism; Supererogation; Partiality; Utility is not always fair; Duty-based theories; Some issues in Kantian capitalism; Kantian principles; Kantian capitalism and stakeholders; Virtue theory; The virtuous corporation; Summary; General issues for discussion; Case -- terminator seeds; Some questions from the case; 3 The capitalist system and its ethical implications; The Body Shop; Features of capitalism; The invisible hand; Market morality; Market failures; Consolidation; Externalities; Commons; Regulation of the market; Globalization and its implications
  • Inalienable responsibilityReluctant agency and omission; The doctrine of double effect; Codes and compliance; Moral censure; Three dimensions of business responsibility; Summary; General issues for discussion; Case -- the aging air fleet; Some questions from the case; 6 Rights; Le Clemençeau; Rights in the workplace; Positive and negative rights; Rights and privileges; Recent initiatives; The Niger delta; Sweatshops; Rights and accountability; Communitarian challenges; Insights from Asian philosophy; Non-human rights; Summary; General questions for discussion; Case -- human guinea pigs
  • Some questions from the case7 Autonomy; CortiSlim; Autonomy defined; Intentionality; Understanding; Voluntariness; Limits on autonomy; Let the buyer beware; Advertising and autonomy; Autonomy in the workplace; Autonomy and drug testing; Autonomy and psychological testing; Autonomy and discrimination; Whistleblowing; Summary; General issues for discussion; Case -- Jodie Brooks; Some questions from the case; 8 Beneficence; Wal-Mart; Degrees of beneficence; Corporate beneficence; Motivations for beneficence; Corporate philanthropy; Corporate social intervention overseas
Control code
850148938
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (274 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107096011
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780521682459
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)850148938
Label
Ethics and Business : an Introduction
Publication
Note
Corporate promotion of diversity
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Ethics and Business; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; 1 An overview of business ethics; The Bhopal disaster; The philosophical contribution; Two meanings of business ethics; Instrumental or prudential approaches; Rule-based approaches; Principle-based approaches; Ethical relativism; Egoism; Machiavelli and Hobbes; Game theory; Nike; Morality and strategy; Responses to egoism; Summary; General issues for discussion; Case -- pornography; Some questions from the case; 2 Insights from ethical theory; Gleaning at the grocery; The value of theory; Justice
  • UtilitarianismSome issues in utilitarianism; Supererogation; Partiality; Utility is not always fair; Duty-based theories; Some issues in Kantian capitalism; Kantian principles; Kantian capitalism and stakeholders; Virtue theory; The virtuous corporation; Summary; General issues for discussion; Case -- terminator seeds; Some questions from the case; 3 The capitalist system and its ethical implications; The Body Shop; Features of capitalism; The invisible hand; Market morality; Market failures; Consolidation; Externalities; Commons; Regulation of the market; Globalization and its implications
  • Inalienable responsibilityReluctant agency and omission; The doctrine of double effect; Codes and compliance; Moral censure; Three dimensions of business responsibility; Summary; General issues for discussion; Case -- the aging air fleet; Some questions from the case; 6 Rights; Le Clemençeau; Rights in the workplace; Positive and negative rights; Rights and privileges; Recent initiatives; The Niger delta; Sweatshops; Rights and accountability; Communitarian challenges; Insights from Asian philosophy; Non-human rights; Summary; General questions for discussion; Case -- human guinea pigs
  • Some questions from the case7 Autonomy; CortiSlim; Autonomy defined; Intentionality; Understanding; Voluntariness; Limits on autonomy; Let the buyer beware; Advertising and autonomy; Autonomy in the workplace; Autonomy and drug testing; Autonomy and psychological testing; Autonomy and discrimination; Whistleblowing; Summary; General issues for discussion; Case -- Jodie Brooks; Some questions from the case; 8 Beneficence; Wal-Mart; Degrees of beneficence; Corporate beneficence; Motivations for beneficence; Corporate philanthropy; Corporate social intervention overseas
Control code
850148938
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (274 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107096011
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780521682459
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)850148938

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