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Business Ethics Concepts and Cases

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ISBN-10: 013350851X

ISBN-13: 9780133508512

Edition: 4th 1998

Authors: Manuel G. Velasquez

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Book details

List price: $55.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/4/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 510
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Preface
Basic Principles
Ethics and Business
Introduction
The Nature of Business Ethics
Moral Development and Moral Reasoning
Arguments for and Against Business Ethics
Moral Responsibility and Blame
Cases for Discussion
Napster's Revolution
H. B. Fuller and the Street Children of Central America
Ethical Principles in Business
Introduction
Utilitarianism: Weighing Social Costs and Benefits
Rights and Duties
Justice and Fairness
The Ethics of Care
Integrating Utility, Rights, Justice, and Caring
An Alternative to Moral Principles: Virtue Ethics
Morality in International Contexts
Cases for Discussion
Publius
Philip Morris' Troubles
Pepsi's Burma Connection
The Market and Business
The Business System
Introduction
Free Market and Rights: John Locke
The Utility of Free Markets: Adam Smith
Marxist Criticisms
Conclusion: The Mixed Economy
Cases for Discussion
The Health Business
Accolade Versus Sega
Brian's Franchise
Ethics in the Marketplace
Introduction
Perfect Competition
Monopoly Competition
Oligopolistic Competition
Oligopolies and Public Policy
Cases for Discussion
Playing Monopoly: Microsoft
A Japanese Bribe
Business and Its External Exchanges--Ecology and Consumers
Ethics and the Environment
Introduction
The Dimensions of Pollution and Resource Depletion
The Ethics of Pollution Control
The Ethics of Conserving Depletable Resources
Cases for Discussion
Genetic Engineering at Monsanto/Pharmacia
The New Market Opportunity
The Ethics of Consumer Production and Marketing
Introduction
Markets and Consumer Protection
The Contract View of Business' Duties to Consumers
The Due Care Theory
The Social Costs View of the Manufacturer's Duties
Advertising Ethics
Consumer Privacy
Cases for Discussion
AIDS and Needles
Toy Wars
Business and Its Internal Constituencies--Employee Issues
The Ethics of Job Discrimination
Introduction
Job Discrimination: Its Nature
Discrimination: Its Extent
Discrimination: Utility, Rights, and Justice
Affirmative Action
Cases for Discussion
Wage Differences at Robert Hall
Brian Weber
The Individual in the Organization
Introduction
The Rational Organization
The Employee's Obligations to the Firm
The Firm's Duties to the Employee
The Political Organization
Employee Rights
Organizational Politics
The Caring Organization
Cases for Discussion
The Gap
Working for Eli Lilly and Company
Index