Ethics in the Workplace Selected Readings in Business Ethics

ISBN-10: 0534546595
ISBN-13: 9780534546595
Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)
Authors: Robert A. Larmer
List price: $223.95
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List price: $223.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 10/12/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Offering more theory than other texts, ETHICS IN THE WORKPLACE offers readings and more depth of coverage on topics central to studies. Students learn why ethics and philosophy are relative to business through discussion of the theories as well as readings. Cases are drawn from recent journal articles to pique students' interest in whether what happens legally should have happened morally. Study questions at the end of each section and reading test a student's knowledge of the issue and probe deeper into the ethical issues that will face them in the business world.

Preface
Introduction
Business and Morality
The Relevance of Morality to Business
"Is Business Bluffing Ethical?"
"Business and Game-Playing: The False Analogy"
A Brief Introduction to Ethical Theory
"Trying Out One's New Sword"
"Egoism"
"From Nicomachean Ethics"
"From Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals"
"From Utilitarianism"
"Feminist Ethics: Some Issues for the Nineties"
Business and the Employee
Bargaining, Due Process, and Employee Participation
"Towards Taming the Labor-Management Frontier: A Strategic Marketing Framework"
"Collaborative Collective Bargaining: Toward an Ethically Defensible Approach to Labor Negotiations"
"Employee Rights and the Doctrine of At Will Employment"
"Understanding Participation"
Privacy in the Workplace
"Drug Testing in Employment"
"Drug Testing and the Right to Privacy: Arguing the Ethics of Workplace Drug Testing"
"Genetic Privacy in Employment"
"Genetic Information: Consumers' Right to Privacy Versus Insurance Companies' Right to Know"
Sexual Harassment
"The Definition of Sexual Harassment"
"A Feminist Definition of Sexual Harassment"
"Sexual Harassment and the Rights of the Accused"
Safety in the Workplace
"The Employer-Employee Relationship and the Right to Know"
"The Workers' Right to Know, Participate and Refuse Hazardous Work: A Manifesto Right"
"Human Rights, Workers' Rights, and the 'Right' to Occupational Safety"
Whistleblowing and Employee Loyalty
"Avoiding the Tragedy of Whistleblowing"
"Whistleblowing and Employee Loyalty"
"Sundstrand: A Case Study in Transformation of Cultural Ethics"
Insider Trading
"The Ethics of Insider Trading"
"What Is Morally Right with Insider Trading"
"Justice and Insider Trading"
Intellectual Property
"Justifying Intellectual Property"
"Trade Secrets and the Justification of Intellectual Property: A Comment on Hettinger"
"Intellectual Property and Copyright Ethics"
"Intellectual Property Rights and Computer Software"
Bribery
"Improper Payments and Gifts"
"Gift Giving, Bribery and Corruption: Ethical Management of Business Relationships in China"
"The Ethics of Slotting: Is This Bribery, Facilitation Marketing or Just Plain Competition?"
Business and the Consumer
Advertising and Marketing
"Advertising: The Whole or Only Some of the Truth?"
"The Making of Self and World in Advertising"
"Blind Man's Bluff: The Ethics of Quantity Surcharges"
"Ethical Issues in Sales: Two Case Studies"
Corporate Responsibility
"The Corporation as a Moral Person"
"The Moral Status of the Corporation"
"The Moral Responsibility of Corporate Executives for Disasters"
"Corporate Executives, Disasters, and Moral Responsibility"
Responsibilities of Professionals
"The Regulation of Virtue: Cross-Currents in Professional Ethics"
"Beyond Professional Ethics: Issues and Agendas"
"Just Another Day at the Office: The Ordinariness of Professional Ethics"
"The Excuses That Make Professional Ethics Irrelevant"
Business and Society
Affirmative Action and Comparable Worth
"What Is Wrong with Reverse Discrimination?"
"The Moral Status of Affirmative Action"
"Comparable Worth: An Economic and Ethical Analysis"
Business and the Family
"Men and the Politics of Gender"
"Business and 'Family Values'"
"Organization of Work in the Company and Family Rights of the Employees"
"Work and Family: Should Parents Feel Guilty?"
Business and the Community
"The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits"
"Setting the Terms of the Business Responsibility Debate"
"Private Corporations and Public Welfare"
Business and the International Community
"The Moral Legitimacy of Intellectual Property Claims: American Business and Developing Country Perspectives"
"Business Ethics and the International Trade in Hazardous Wastes"
"Ethics and the Gender Equality Dilemma for U.S. Multinationals"
"Cross-Cultural Ethics and the Child Labor Problem"
Business and the Environment
"Environmental Ethics and the Workplace: A Call to Action"
"Zuckerman's Dilemma: A Plea for Environmental Ethics"
"Environmentalism and Economic Freedom: The Case for Private Property Rights"
"Ecological Marketing Strategy for Toni Yogurts in Switzerland"
Writing Article Summaries and Critical Essays
Latin Phrases and Their Meanings

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