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Ethics and the Conduct of Business

ISBN-10: 0131947214

ISBN-13: 9780131947214

Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: John Raymond Boatright

List price: $81.80
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Aimed at undergraduate/MBA-level courses in business ethics in the departments of philosophy or business, this comprehensive text provides a balanced and up-to-date treatment of some of the most prominent issues of business ethics.
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Book details

List price: $81.80
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 450
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
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
Argus Incorporated: A Leasing Triangle
Welfare, Rights, and Justice
Beech-Nuts Bogus Apple Juice
Introduction
Utilitarianism
Rights and Justice
The Market System
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Exporting Pollution
An Auditors Dilemma
Equality, Liberty, and Virtue
Big Brother at Procter & Gamble
Introduction
Kantian Ethics
Rawlss Egalitarian Theory
Libertarianism
Virtue Ethics
Clean Hands in a Dirty Business
Executive Compensation
Whistle-Blowing
Times 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
Three Challenges to Employee Privacy
Ford Meter Box
Discrimination and Affirmative Action
Discrimination at Texaco
Introduction
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