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Titel:   Ethical Theory and Business
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Autor:   Denis G. Arnold / Tom L. Beauchamp / Norman L Bowie
Verlag:   Pearson
Einband:   Softcover
Auflage:   9
Sprache:   Englisch
Seiten:   728
Erschienen:   Juli 2012
ISBN13:   9780205169085
ISBN10:   0-20516-908-2
Status:   Der Titel ist leider nicht mehr lieferbar. Sorry, This title is no longer available. Malheureusement ce titre est épuisé.
 
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Ethical Theory and Business

Description

An anthology of readings, legal perspectives, and cases in business ethics.

 

Ethical Theory and Business provides students with a strong understanding of ethics in business. Case studies, a discussion of ethical theory, and a diverse range of perspectives on specific topics give students the tools needed to address ethical situations in business and challenge them to think for themselves.

 

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book readers will be able to:

  • Reflect on ethical and sustainable business practices
  • Understand the role of ethics in all function areas of business including management, marketing, international business, human resources, finance, and accounting
  • Discuss the most pressing issues confronting business leaders today

 


Features

  • An up-to-date introductory chapter on ethical theory provides students with the tools needed to reflect on the most pressing issues confronting business leaders today. (ex. p. 1)
  • A diverse range of perspectives on specific topics challenge students to think for themselves. (ex. p. 221)
  • A mix of over 60 shorter and longer case studies with discussion questions provide opportunities for reflection on ethical business practices in every chapter. (ex. p. 120)
  • Legal cases give students insight into legal reasoning and the connections between law and ethics. (ex. p. 251)
  • Detailed coverage of environmental sustainability supplements extensive coverage of social sustainability and promotes reflection on sustainable business. (ex. p. 456)
  • An Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank, Computerized Test Bank (MyTest), and PowerPoint presentations are included in the instructor’s supplements package.
  • MySearchLab with eText can be packaged with this text.
    • MySearchLab provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.
    • eText — Just like the printed text, you can highlight and add notes to the eText or download it to your iPad.
    • Assessment — Chapter quizzes and flashcards offer immediate feedback and report directly to the gradebook.
    • Writing and Research — A wide range of writing, grammar and research tools and access to a variety of academic journals, census data, Associated Press newsfeeds, and discipline-specific readings help you hone your writing and research skills.
    • Ebsco’s ContentSelect — With Ebsco’s ContentSelect, students get 24-hour access to abstracts and full-text articles from thousands of scholarly and popular periodicals, including Newsweek, National Review, and USA Today’s Magazine — all grouped and organized by subject area.
    • Research Tutorial — When students click on the research button in MySearchLab, they get a step-by-step tutorial for the entire research process, including understanding the assignment, finding a topic, creating effective notes, how to form a paradigm, and understand and finding source material.
    • YouDecide — YouDecide activities provide opposing viewpoints in a series of issue-centered debates with accompanying video resources.

  • Create a Custom Text: For enrollments of at least 25, create your own textbook by combining chapters from best-selling Pearson textbooks and/or reading selections in the sequence you want. To begin building your custom text, visit www.pearsoncustomlibrary.com. You may also work with a dedicated Pearson Custom editor to create your ideal text–publishing your own original content or mixing and matching Pearson content. Contact your Pearson Publisher’s Representative to get started.

 

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New to this Edition

Found in this Section:

1. Overview of Changes

2. Chapter-by-Chapter Changes

 

1. Overview of Changes

  •  The 9th edition is thoroughly updated to reflect the best new work in the field and important new trends in business ethics.
  •  New case studies on recent business ethics scandals such as the financial crisis, Wall Street ethics, gay and lesbian rights at work, and the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster are included. (ex. p. 196)
  • International business ethics issues have been woven throughout the chapters. (ex. p. 536)
  • MySearchLab with eText can be packaged with this text.
    • MySearchLab provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.
    • eText — Just like the printed text, you can highlight and add notes to the eText or download it to your iPad.
    • Assessment — Chapter quizzes and flashcards offer immediate feedback and report directly to the gradebook.
    • Writing and Research — A wide range of writing, grammar and research tools and access to a variety of academic journals, census data, Associated Press newsfeeds, and discipline-specific readings help you hone your writing and research skills.
    • Ebsco’s ContentSelect — With Ebsco’s ContentSelect, students get 24-hour access to abstracts and full-text articles from thousands of scholarly and popular periodicals, including Newsweek, National Review, and USA Today’s Magazine — all grouped and organized by subject area.
    • Research Tutorial — When students click on the research button in MySearchLab, they get a step-by-step tutorial for the entire research process, including understanding the assignment, finding a topic, creating effective notes, how to form a paradigm, and understand and finding source material.
    • YouDecide — YouDecide activities provide opposing viewpoints in a series of issue-centered debates with accompanying video resources.

  • Create a Custom Text: For enrollments of at least 25, create your own textbook by combining chapters from best-selling Pearson textbooks and/or reading selections in the sequence you want. To begin building your custom text, visit www.pearsoncustomlibrary.com. You may also work with a dedicated Pearson Custom editor to create your ideal text–publishing your own original content or mixing and matching Pearson content. Contact your Pearson Publisher’s Representative to get started.

2. Chapter-by-Chapter Changes

 

Chapter 1: Ethical Theory and Business Practice

  • This introductory chapter has been thoroughly updated.
  • Three new case studies facilitate discussion of ethical theories.

Chapter 2: The Purpose of the Corporation

  • New coverage of ethical cultures and moral responsibility is included.
  • New case on BP and the Deepwater Horizon disaster is featured.

Chapter 3: Ethical Treatment of Employees

  • New coverage of whistle-blowing is included in this chapter.

Chapter 4: Diversity and Discrimination in the Workplace

  • The coverage of affirmative action and diversity has been updated.
  • A new case on gay and lesbian rights at work is featured.

Chapter 5: Marketing and the Disclosure of Information

  • This chapter features expanded coverage of pharmaceutical marketing.

Chapter 6: Ethical Issues in Finance and Accounting

  • New coverage of Wall Street ethics, insider trading, and predatory lending and the financial crisis is included.

Chapter 7: Ethical Issues Regarding Emerging Technologies

  • New coverage of social media and internet privacy is included.

Chapter 8: Environmental Sustainability

  • Three new articles on environmental sustainability are featured.
  • New cases on best practices in sustainability are included.

Chapter 9: Ethical Issues in International Business

  • Updated articles and cases are included.

Chapter 10: Social and Economic Justice

  • New coverage of the financial crisis and executive competition is included.
  • New case studies on base of the pyramid strategies are featured.

 

 

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Table of Contents

Found in this section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents

 

 

1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Preface 

Chapter One Ethical Theory and Business Practice 

Chapter Two Corporate Responsibility

Chapter Three Ethical Treatment of Employees  

Chapter Four Diversity and Discrimination in the Workplace

Chapter Five Marketing and the Disclosure of Information

Chapter Six Ethical Issues in Finance and accounting

Chapter Seven Ethical Issues regarding Emerging Technologies

Chapter Eight Environmental Sustainability

Chapter Nine Social and Economic Justice 

 

 

 

2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Preface 

 

Chapter One: Ethical Theory and Business Practice 

Fundamental Concepts and Problems

Approaches to the Study of Morality and Ethical Theory

Contemporary Trends in Ethical Theory

Cases

Case 1: The Training Program

Case 2: Should Company Policy Apply to All?

Case 3:  Should Everything Be for Sale?

 

Chapter Two: Corporate Responsibility

Introduction

Stockholder Management Versus Stakeholder Management

Milton Friedman, The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits  

R. Edward Freeman, Managing for Stakeholders

John R. Boatright, What's Wrong--- and What's Right -- with Stakeholder Management

Wayne F. Cascio, Decency Means More than “Always Low Prices”:  A Comparison of Costco to Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club

   Eric Orts and Alan Strudler,  Putting a Stake in Stakeholder Theory

Ethical Cultures & Moral Responsibility

Linda Trevino and Katherine Nelson, Ethics as Organizational Culture

John R. Boatright, Individual Responsibility in the American Corporation System:  Does Sarbanes Oxley Strike the Right Balance? 

Legal Perspectives

Michigan Supreme Court, Dodge v. Ford Motor Co.

Supreme Court of New Jersey, A. P. Smith Manufacturing Co. v. Barlow

Johnson & Johnson: Our Credo

Cases

Case 1: The NYSEG Corporate Responsibility Program

Case 2: Outsourcing at Any Cost?

Case 3: H. B. Fuller in Honduras: Street Children and Substance Abuse

Case 4: Merck & River Blindness

Case 5: From Tension to Cooperative Dialogue:  Holcim

Case 6: The Bachelor Party

Case 7: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster: Challenges in Ethical Decision Making

Suggested Supplementary Readings  

 

Chapter Three: Ethical Treatment of Employees  

Introduction

The Hiring And Firing Of Employees

Patricia H. Werhane and Tara J. Radin, Employment at Will and Due Process

Richard A. Epstein, In Defense of the Contract at Will

Occupational Risk

Ruth R. Faden and Tom L. Beauchamp, The Right to Risk Information and the Right to Refuse Workplace Hazards

John R. Boatright, Occupational Health and Safety

Whistleblowing

Ronald Duska, Whistleblowing and Employee Loyalty  

George Brenkert, Whistleblowing, Moral Integrity, and Organizational Ethics

Legal Perspectives

Superior Court of New Jersey, Warthen v. Toms River Community Memorial Hospital  

Supreme Court of the United States, Automobile Workers v. Johnson Controls, Inc.

Superior Court of New Jersey, Potter v. Village Bank of New Jersey

Cases

Case 1: Off-duty Smoking

Case 2: Fired for Drinking the Wrong Brand of Beer

Case 3: Exposing Workers to Plutonium

Case 4: BP Workers Ill Trained for Dangers

Case 5: The Reluctant Security Guard

Case 6: A Matter of Principle

Suggested Supplementary Readings

 

Chapter Four: Diversity and Discrimination in the Workplace

Introduction

Diversity And Affirmative Action

Tom L. Beauchamp, Affirmative Action and Diversity Goals in Hiring and Promotion

James P. Sterba, A Defense of Diversity Affirmative Action

George Sher, Diversity 

Sexual Harassment

Larry May, Sexual Harassment and Solidarity

Jaimie Leeser and William O’Donohue, Normative Issues in Defining Sexual Harassment

Legal Perspectives

Supreme Court of the United States, Local 28 of the Sheet Metal Worker’s International Association v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Supreme Court of the United States, Grutter V. Bollinger

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Opinion of the Court

Justice Clarence Thomas, Dissenting Opinion

Brief for 65 Leading American Businesses [Amici Brief]

Supreme Court of the United States, Meritor Savings Bank, FSB v. Vinson, et al.  

Supreme Court of the United States, Teresa Harris, Petitioner v. Forklift Systems, Inc.  

Cases

Case 1: Kaiser Aluminum and the United Steelworkers

Case 2: Promotions at Uptown Bottling and Canning Company

Case 3: How Would You Vote if You Lived in Michigan?

Case 4:  Gay and Lesbian Rights at Friendly Motors

Case 5: Freedom of Expression at American Plastics Products

Case 6: Harassment at Brademore Electric

Suggested Supplementary Readings

 

Chapter Five: Marketing and the Disclosure of Information

Introduction

Advertising And Disclosure

David M. Holley, Information Disclosure in Sales

Robert L. Arrington, Advertising and Behavior Control

George Brenkert, Marketing and the Vulnerable

Pharmaceutical Marketing

Carl Elliott, The Drug Pushers

Denis G. Arnold,  The Ethics of Direct to Consumer Pharmaceutical Advertising

Legal Perspectives

United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Irving A. Backman v. Polaroid Corporation 

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, B. Sanfield, Inc. v. Finlay Fine Jewelry Corp.

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Coca-Cola Company v. Tropicana Products, Inc

Supreme Court of California, Kasky v. Nike, Inc..

Cases

Case 1: Advice for Sale

Case 2: Sales at World Camera and Electronics

Case 3: Hucksters in the Classroom

Case 4:  Kraft Foods Inc.:  The Cost of Advertising on Children’s Waistlines

Case 5: Merck & Company:  The Vioxx Recall

Case 6:  Pfizer, Repeat Offender

Suggested Supplementary Readings

 

Chapter Six: Ethical Issues in Finance and Accounting

Introduction

Accounting Ethics

Ronald Duska and Brenda Duska, Ethics in Auditing:  The Auditing Function

Colin Boyd, The Structural Origins of Conflicts of Interest in the Accounting Profession  

Financial Services

John R. Boatright, Ethical Issues in Financial Services

Alan Strudler, The Moral Problem of Insider Trading

Richard Nielsen, High Leverage Finance Capitalism: Ethical Issues and Potential Reforms

Legal Perspectives

U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. v. O’Hagan

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Code of Professional Conduct

Cases

Case 1: An Auditor’s Dilemma

Case 2: Accounting for Enron

Case 3: Enron and Employee Investment Risk

Case 4:  Predatory Lending at Countrywide Financial

Case 5: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.: An Accusation of Insider Trading

Suggested Supplementary Readings

 

Chapter Seven: Ethical Issues regarding Emerging Technologies

Introduction

Information And The World Wide Web

Deborah G. Johnson, Privacy & Internet Ethics

Jeffery D. Smith, Internet Content Providers and Complicity in Human Rights Abuse

Pharmaceutical Patents

Richard T. De George, Intellectual Property and Pharmaceutical Drugs:  An Ethical Analysis

Patricia H. Werhane and Michael E. Gorman, Intellectual Property Rights, Access to Life-Enhancing Drugs, and Corporate Moral Responsibilities

Legal Perspectives

U.S. Supreme Court, Sony Corp. v. Universal City Studios Inc.

United States District Court for the Northern District of California, A & M Records v. Napster

World Trade Organization, Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

Cases

Case 1:  Social Media and the Modern Worker:  The Use of Facebook as an Organizational Monitoring and Management Tool

Case 2: Privacy at MyFriends.com

Case 3: Patents and the African Aids Epidemic

Case 4: Aventis:  Partnerships for Health

Suggested Supplementary Readings

 

Chapter Eight: Environmental Sustainability

 

Introduction

 

Environmental Obligations And Climate Change

Norman E. Bowie, Morality, Money and Motor Cars

Denis G. Arnold with Keith Bustos, Business, Ethics, and Global Climate Change

Sustainability And Natural Capitalism

Allen Holland, Sustainability

Paul Hawken, Amory Lovens, and L. Hunter Lovins, Natural Capitalism

Stuart L. Hart, Taking the Green Leap to the Base of the Pyramid

Legal Perspectives

United States Supreme Court, United States v. Best Foods et al.

United States Supreme Court, Whitman, et al. v. American Trucking Associations, Inc.

Cases

Case 1: Royal Caribbean: Exotic Promises & Toxic Waters

Case 2: Texaco in the Ecuadorean Amazon

Case 3: BP:  Beyond Petroleum Spills?

Case 4: Maintaining a Seat at the Table:  The Shell Group

Case 5: Interface Corporation and Sustainable Business

Case 6:  What Does it Mean to be Truly Green?:  Environmental Sustainability at Frito Lay North America

Case 7: Ethics and Sustainability at Alcoa:  A Symbiotic Relationship

Suggested Supplementary Readings

 

Chapter Nine: Social and Economic Justice 

Introduction

Economic Justice

John Rawls, An Egalitarian Theory of Justice

Robert Nozick, The Entitlement Theory

Justice At Work

Jeffery Moriarty, Do CEOs Get Paid Too Much?

Global Justice

Martin Wolf, Why Globalization Works

Thomas Pogge, Priorities of Global Justice

Legal Perspective

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Cases

Case 1: Sapora’s Patriarchical Society

Case 2: Cocaine at the Fortune-500 Level 

Case 3: Wages of Failure:  The Ethics of Executive Compensation

Case 4: Shareholder Losses and Executive Gains:  Bank of America’s Acquisition of Merrill Lynch

Case 5: SC Johnson:  Pyrethrum Sourcing from Kenya

Case 6:  Coca-Cola: The Entrepreneur Development Program – South Africa

Suggested Supplementary Readings

 

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