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Ethics and the Conduct of Business By John R. Boatright

Ethics and the Conduct of Business
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Ethics and the Conduct of Business Summary


Ethics and the Conduct of Business: United States Edition by John R. Boatright

Ethics and the Conduct of Business, 6/e is a comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of the most prominent issues in the field of business ethics and the major positions and arguments on these issues. Numerous real-life examples and case studies are used throughout the book to increase understanding of issues, stimulate class discussion, and show the discussion's relevance to real-life business practice.

The focus of Ethics and the Conduct of Business is primarily on ethical issues that corporate decision makers face in developing policies about employees, customers, and the general public. The positions on these issues and the arguments for them are taken from a wide variety of sources, including economics and the law.

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Table of Contents


Ethics and the Conduct of Business, 6th Edition

1) Ethics in the World of Business

Business Decision Making

Ethics, Economics, and Law

Ethics and Management

Business Ethics and Ethical Theory

2) Welfare, Rights, and Justice

Utilitarianism

Rights and Justice

The Market System

Cost-Benefit Analysis

3) Equality, Liberty, and Virtue

Kantian Ethics

Rawls's Egalitarian Theory

Libertarianism

Virtue Ethics

4) Whistle-Blowing

What is Whistle-Blowing?

The Justification of Whistle-Blowing

Is There a Right to Blow the Whistle?

Developing a Whistle-Blowing Policy

5) Trade Secrets and Conflict of Interest

Trade Secret Protection

Competitor Intelligence Gathering

Conflict of Interest

6) Privacy

Challenges to Privacy

The Meaning and Value of Privacy

The Privacy of Employee Records

Privacy on the Internet

7) Discrimination and Affirmative Action

What is Discrimination?

Sexual Harassment

Arguments Against Discrimination

Avoiding Discrimination and Harassment

Affirmative Action

8) Employment Rights

Unjust Dismissal

Expression and Participation

Just Compensation

9) Occupational Health and Safety

The Scope of the Problem

The Right to Know About and Refuse Hazardous Work

The Problem of Reproductive Hazards

10) Marketing, Advertising, and Product Safety

Marketing

Advertising

Product safety

11) Ethics in Finance

Financial Services

Financial Markets

Insider Trading

Hostile Takeovers

12) Corporate Social Responsibility

The Debate Over CSR

The Business Case for CSR

Implementing CSR

13) Corporate Governance and Accountability

Corporate Governance

Corporate Ethics

Corporate Accountability

14) International Business Ethics

What to do in Rome

Wages and Working Conditions

Foreign Bribery

Cultural Differences

Additional information

GOR010244687
Ethics and the Conduct of Business: United States Edition by John R. Boatright
John R. Boatright
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education (US)
2008-10-17
480
0205667503
9780205667505
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