Ethical Theory and Business

ISBN-10: 0205201199

ISBN-13: 9780205201198

Edition: 9th 2013

Authors: Tom L. Beauchamp, Norman L. Bowie, Denis G. Arnold

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An anthology of readings, legal perspectives, and cases in business ethics. Ethical Theory and Businessprovides students with a strong understanding of ethics in business. Case studies, a discussion of ethical theory, and a diverse range of perspectives on specific topics give students the tools needed to address ethical situations in business and challenge them to think for themselves. Learning GoalsUpon completing this book readers will be able to:Reflect on ethical and sustainable business practicesUnderstand the role of ethics in all function areas of business including management, marketing, international business, human resources, finance, and accountingDiscuss the most pressing issues confronting business leaders todayNote:MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit:www.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205201199 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205201198. 
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Book details

List price: $174.53
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/24/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 672
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Preface
Ethical Theory and Business Practice
Corporate Responsibility
Ethical Treatment of Employees
Diversity and Discrimination in the Workplace
Marketing and the Disclosure of Information
Ethical Issues in Finance and accounting
Ethical Issues regarding Emerging Technologies
Environmental Sustainability
Ethical Issues In International Business
Social and Economic Justice
Preface
Ethical Theory and Business Practice
Fundamental Concepts and Problems
Approaches to the Study of Morality and Ethical Theory
Contemporary Trends in Ethical Theory
Cases
the Training Program
Should Company Policy Apply to All?
Should Everything Be for Sale?
Corporate Responsibility
Introduction
Stockholder Management Versus Stakeholder Management
The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits
Managing for Stakeholders
What's Wrong--- and What's Right -- with Stakeholder Management
Decency Means More than "Always Low Prices": A Comparison of Costco to Wal-
Putting a Stake in Stakeholder Theory
Ethical Cultures & Moral Responsibility
Ethics as Organizational Culture
Individual Responsibility in the American Corporation System: Does Sarbanes Oxley Strike the Right Balance?
Legal Perspectives
Dodge v. Ford Motor Co.
Supreme Court of New Jersey, A. P. Smith Manufacturing Co. v. Barlow
Johnson & Johnson: Our Credo
Cases
the NYSEG Corporate Responsibility Program
Outsourcing at Any Cost?
H. B. Fuller in Honduras: Street Children and Substance Abuse
Merck & River Blindness
From Tension to Cooperative Dialogue: Holcim
the Bachelor Party
the Deepwater Horizon Disaster: Challenges in Ethical Decision Making
Suggested Supplementary Readings
Ethical Treatment of Employees
Introduction
The Hiring and Firing of Employees
Employment at Will and Due Process
In Defense of the Contract at Will
Occupational Risk
The Right to Risk Information and the Right to Refuse Workplace Hazards
Occupational Health and Safety
Whistleblowing
Whistleblowing and Employee Loyalty
Whistleblowing, Moral Integrity, and Organizational Ethics
Legal Perspectives
Superior Court of New Jersey, Warthen v. Toms River Community Memorial Hospital
Supreme Court of the United States, Automobile Workers v. Johnson Controls, Inc.
Superior Court of New Jersey, Potter v. Village Bank of New Jersey
Cases
Off-duty Smoking
Fired for Drinking the Wrong Brand of Beer
Exposing Workers to Plutonium
BP Workers Ill Trained for Dangers
the Reluctant Security Guard
A Matter of Principle
Suggested Supplementary Readings
Diversity and Discrimination in the Workplace
Introduction
Diversity and Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action and Diversity Goals in Hiring and Promotion
A Defense of Diversity Affirmative Action
Diversity
Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment and Solidarity
Jaimie Leeser and William O'Donohue, Normative Issues in Defining Sexual Harassment
Legal Perspectives
Supreme Court of the United States, Local 28 of the Sheet Metal Worker's International Association v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Supreme Court of the United States, Grutter V. Bollinger
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Opinion of the Court
Justice Clarence Thomas, Dissenting Opinion
Brief for 65 Leading American Businesses [Amici Brief]
Supreme Court of the United States, Meritor Savings Bank, FSB v. Vinson, et al.
Supreme Court of the United States, Teresa Harris, Petitioner v. Forklift Systems, Inc.
Cases
Kaiser Aluminum and the United Steelworkers
Promotions at Uptown Bottling and Canning Company
How Would You Vote if You Lived in Michigan?
Gay and Lesbian Rights at Friendly Motors
Freedom of Expression at American Plastics Products
Harassment at Brademore Electric
Suggested Supplementary Readings
Marketing and the Disclosure of Information
Introduction
Advertising and Disclosure
Information Disclosure in Sales
Advertising and Behavior Control
Marketing and the Vulnerable
Pharmaceutical Marketing
The Drug Pushers
Denis G. Arnold, the Ethics of Direct to Consumer Pharmaceutical Advertising
Legal Perspectives
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Irving A. Backman v. Polaroid Corporation
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, B. Sanfield, Inc. v. Finlay Fine Jewelry Corp.
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Coca-Cola Company v. Tropicana Products, Inc
Supreme Court of California, Kasky v. Nike, Inc.
Cases
Advice for Sale
Sales at World Camera and Electronics
Hucksters in the Classroom
Kraft Foods Inc.: the Cost of Advertising on Children's Waistlines
Merck & Company: the Vioxx Recall
Pfizer, Repeat Offender
Suggested Supplementary Readings
Ethical Issues in Finance and Accounting
Introduction
Accounting Ethics
Ethics in Auditing: the Auditing function
Colin Boyd, The Structural Origins of Conflicts of Interest in the Accounting Profession
Financial Services
Ethical Issues in Financial Services
The Moral Problem of Insider Trading
High Leverage Finance Capitalism: Ethical Issues and Potential Reforms
Legal Perspectives
U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. v. O'Hagan
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Code of Professional Conduct
Cases
An Auditor's Dilemma
Accounting for Enron
Enron and Employee Investment Risk
Predatory Lending at Countrywide Financial
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.: An Accusation of Insider Trading
Suggested Supplementary Readings
Ethical Issues regarding Emerging Technologies
Introduction
Information and the World Wide Web
Privacy & Internet Ethics
Internet Content Providers and Complicity in Human Rights Abuse
Pharmaceutical Patents
Intellectual Property and Pharmaceutical Drugs: An Ethical Analysis
Intellectual Property Rights, Access to Life-Enhancing Drugs, and Corporate Moral Responsibilities
Legal Perspectives
U.S. Supreme Court, Sony Corp. v. Universal City Studios Inc.
United States District Court for the Northern District of California, A & M Records v. Napster
World Trade Organization, Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
Cases
Social Media and the Modern Worker: the Use of Facebook as an Organizational Monitoring and Management Tool
Privacy at MyFriends.com
Patents and the African Aids Epidemic
Aventis: Partnerships for Health
Suggested Supplementary Readings
Environmental Sustainability
Introduction
Environmental Obligations and Climate Change
Morality, Money and Motor Cars
Business, Ethics, and Global Climate Change
Sustainability and Natural Capitalism
Sustainability
Natural Capitalism
Taking the Green Leap to the Base of the Pyramid
Legal Perspectives
United States Supreme Court, United States v. Best Foods et al.
United States Supreme Court, Whitman, et al. v. American Trucking Associations, Inc.
Cases
Royal Caribbean: Exotic Promises & Toxic Waters
Texaco in the Ecuadorean Amazon
BP: Beyond Petroleum Spills?
Maintaining a Seat at the Table: the Shell Group
Interface Corporation and Sustainable Business
What Does it Mean to be Truly Green?: Environmental Sustainability at Frito Lay North America
Ethics and Sustainability at Alcoa: A Symbiotic Relationship
Suggested Supplementary Readings
Ethical Issues in International Business
Introduction
Universalism, Relativism and Human Rights
Relativism and the Moral Obligations of Multinational Corporations
Human Rights and Multinational Corporations
Exporting Mental Models: Global Capitalism in the 21st Century
Sweatshops and Bribery
The Great Non-Debate Over International Sweatshops
Sweatshops and Respect for Persons
Taking Responsibility for Bribery: the Multinational Corporation's Role in Combating Corruption
Legal Perspectives
Supreme Court of Texas, Dow Chemical Company and Shell Oil Company v. Domingo Castro Alfaro et al.
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Doe 1 vs. Unocal
The U.N. Global Compact
Cases
Foreign Assignment
Facilitation or Bribery: Cultural and Ethical Disparities
Chrysler and Gao Feng: Corporate Responsibility for Religious and Political Freedom in China
Should Wal-Mart Do More? A Case Study in Global Supply Chain Ethics
adidas: Application of Standards of Engagement to Child Labor Dilemma
Tackling HIV/AIDS: Unilever Tea Kenya
Suggested Supplementary Readings
Social and Economic Justice
Introduction
Economic Justice
An Egalitarian Theory of Justice
The Entitlement Theory
Justice At Work
Do CEOs Get Paid Too Much?
Global Justice
Why Globalization Works
Priorities of Global Justice
Legal Perspective
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Cases
Sapora's Patriarchical Society
Cocaine at the Fortune-500 Level
Wages of Failure: the Ethics of Executive Compensation
Shareholder Losses and Executive Gains: Bank of America's Acquisition of Merrill Lynch
SC Johnson: Pyrethrum Sourcing from Kenya
Coca-Cola: the Entrepreneur Development Program - South Africa
Suggested Supplementary Readings
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