Ethics and the Conduct of Business

ISBN-10: 0205667503
ISBN-13: 9780205667505
Edition: 6th 2009
List price: $96.00
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Book details

List price: $96.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ethics in the World of Business
Johnson & Johnson: The Tylenol Crisis
Introduction
Business Decision Making
The Ethics of Hardball
Ethics, Economics, and Law
Ethics and Management
Business Ethics and Ethical Theory
A Sticky Situation
KPMG and the Tax Shelter Industry
Welfare, Rights, and Justice
Beech-Nut's Bogus Apple Juice
Introduction
Utilitarianism
Rights and Justice
The Market System
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Exporting Pollution
An Auditor's Dilemma
Equality, Liberty, and Virtue
Big Brother at Procter & Gamble
Introduction
Kantian Ethics
Rawls's Egalitarian Theory
Libertarianism
Virtue Ethics
Clean Hands in a Dirty Business
Lavish Pay at Harvard
Whistle-Blowing
Time's Persons of the Year
Introduction
What is Whistle-Blowing?
The Justification of Whistle-Blowing
Is There a Right to Blow the Whistle?
Developing a Whistle-Blowing Policy
A Whistle-Blower Accepts a "Deal"
Better Late than Never?
Trade Secrets and Conflict of Interest
The Aggressive Ad Agency
Introduction
Trade Secret Protection
Competitor Intelligence Gathering
Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of an Insurance Broker
Procter & Gamble Goes Dumpster Diving
Privacy
Psychological Testing at Dayton Hudson
Introduction
Challenges to Privacy
The Meaning and Value of Privacy
The Privacy of Employee Records
Privacy on the Internet
Information Handling at ChoicePoint
Plugging Leaks at H.P.
Discrimination and Affirmative Action
Race Discrimination at Texaco
Introduction
What is Discrimination?
Sexual Harassment
Arguments Against Discrimination
Avoiding Discrimination and Harassment
Affirmative Action
Jacksonville Shipyards
Sex Discrimination at Wal-Mart
Employment Rights
The Firing of Robert Greeley
Introduction
Unjust Dismissal
Expression and Participation
Just Compensation
Worker Participation at Saturn
Health Benefits at Wal-Mart
Occupational Health and Safety
When Is an Accident a Crime?
Introduction
The Scope of the Problem
Whirlpool Corporation
The Right to Know About and Refuse Hazardous Work
Johnson Controls, Inc.
The Problem of Reproductive Hazards
Genetic Testing at Burlington Northern
Marketing, Advertising, and Product Safety
Selling Hope
Introduction
Marketing
Advertising
Product Safety
Volvo's "Bear Foot" Misstep
The Ford-Firestone Brawl
Ethics in Finance
Merrill Lynch and the Nigerian Barge Deal
Introduction
Financial Services
Financial Markets
Insider Trading
Hostile Takeovers
Strong Capital Management Mutual Funds
Martha Stewart: Inside Trader?
Oracle's Hostile Bid for PeopleSoft
Corporate Social Responsibility
Competing Visions at Malden Mills
Introduction
The Debate Over CSR
The Business Case for CSR
Implementing CSR
Starbucks and Fair Trade Coffee
Timberland and Community Service
Corporate Governance and Accountability
Shareholder Rights at Cracker Barrel
Introduction
Corporate Governance
Bath Iron Works
Corporate Ethics
Corporate Accountability
Sears Auto Centers
Fraud at WorldCom
International Business Ethics
Nike in Southeast Asia
Introduction
What to Do in Rome
Wages and Working Conditions
Foreign Bribery
Cultural Differences
H. B. Fuller in Honduras
Merck and AIDS in South Africa
Google in China
Index

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