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Perspectives in Business Ethics

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ISBN-10: 0256233179

ISBN-13: 9780256233179

Edition: 1st 1998

Authors: Laura P. Hartman

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Susan M. Sterett traces the legal and constitutional structures underlying early social welfare programmes in the United States. Sterett explains the status of state and local government payments for public servants and the poor from the mid-19th century until the Great Depression. The most visible public payments for service in the United States were directed to soldiers, who risked death for the nation. However, firemen, not soldiers, first captured local governments' attention; social welfare programmes for soldiers were modelled on firemen's pensions. The dangerous work of firefighting and of combat provided the fundamental legal analogy for courts as governments expanded pensions in…    
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List price: $69.06
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 840
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Laura P. Hartman was formerly an Assistant Professor of Business Law at DePaul University's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business where she received the university's excellence in teaching Award. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School. She then held the Grainger Chair of Business Ethics at the University of Wisconsin --- Madison. She is currently a Vice President at DePaul University.ity.ity.

Ethical Theories and Approaches
Traditional Theories
Of the state of Nature
Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals
The Ten Commandments, Exodus 20: 1-17, The Bible
"When Justice Replaces Affection: The Need for Rights,"
"Some Problems of Utilitarianism,"
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
“Aristotelian Ethics,&#8221
"Distributive Justice,"
"The Entitlement Theory,"
“Closing Argument in Leopold and Loeb case&#8221
"Whenever I need to do some serious thinking. . . ," Calvin & Hobbes cartoon
Application of Traditional Theories to Modern Business Decision Making
"It seems right in theory but does it work in practice?"
"The Art of War,"
"Some Thoughts on the Meaning of Business Ethics,"
"America''s Persecuted Minority: Big Business,"
"The One-Minute Moralist,"
"Is Business Bluffing Ethical?"
"Profit: Some Moral Reflections,"
The Ideas of Ayn Rand
"The Divine Right of Capital: Is Maximizing Returns to Shareholders a Legitimate Mandate?"
Pondering Prometheus
Lynn Sharp Paine, "Venturing Beyond Compliance&#8221
"The Constitution and ServiceMaster''s First Company Objective," by The ServiceMaster Company
Individual Decision Making
"Careful Decision Making,"
"Quiz Yourself on Business Ethics,"
"Morality: The Basic Rules,"
The "Real-Life" of a Student - Term Papers for Sale,
The Good Samaritan, Luke 10: 30-37, The Bible
"Should Ethics Be Taught in College?"
Obedience to Authority
"The Day Has Come . . . to Take an Accounting of My Life"
Critical Ethical Analysis Based on An Understanding of Perceptual Differences: A Decision-Making Model
"A Stakeholder Theory of The Modern Corporation"
"The Parable of the Sadhu"
"The Rashomon Effect,"
"A Jury of Her Peers,"
"Where and Why Did Business Ethicists Go Wrong? The Case of Dow Corning Corporation,"
"Just because it''s legal, Is it ethical?"
Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility: One and the Same?
"The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase Its Profits"
"Arguments for and Against Corporate Social Responsibility,"
“The Wealth of Nations&#8221
"Maximizing Ethics and Profits,"
“Smith and Friedman on the Pursuit of Self-Interest and Profit,&#8221
Dodge v. Ford Motor Co.
“How Business Can Be Good,”(and Why Being Good is Good for Business)
"A Hanging,"
"Reputation Quotient: Surveys Find Many Consumers Hold Companies Responsible for Their Actions."
“Transformation at Shell: Commerce and Citizenship,&#8221
Corporate Strategy and Decision Making: Accountability
"Profitable Ethical Programs"
"Moral Leadership and Business Ethics,"
Topic Study: Federal Sentencing Guidelines – a. Federal Sentencing Guidelines, United States Sentencing Commission Data b. Charts c. "Hoffman-LaRoche Case: A Sentencing Guidelines Milestone,"
The Prince
"Ethical Dilemmas Regarding Competitive Intelligence,"
"Airline Travel: Safety at What Price?"
Topic Study: Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
"Space Shuttle Challenger, Mission 51-L Lauch Decision,"
"Roger Boisjoly on the Space Shuttle Disaster,"
Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space
“Department of Disputation: Blowup,&#8221
Corporate Strategy and Decision-Making: Corporate Culture and Reputation Management
"Managing Ethics and Legal Compliance: What Works and What Hurts,"
"Corporate Codes and Ethics Programs,"
“Motorola as Ovid: Using Myth to Inspire Ethical Behavior in Business,&#8221
Stonyfield Farm''s Mission Statement
“Do Codes of Conduct Deliver the Goods?&#8221
The Prince
Ethics in The Business Disciplines
Ethics and HRM: Values of the Employment Relationship
"The Ethics of Employment Law: Whose Power is it Anyway?"
Topic Study: Downsizing
"Metaphor of The Surviving Children," from Healing the Wounds
"The Workers in the Vineyard," Matthew 20: 1-16, The Bible
"The Ethics of Downsizing,"
"General Motors and the Art of Truth-Telling,"
“Pinnacle Brands: A Strike Puts Employees Up to Bat,”
“When Fear of Firing Deters Hiring,”
Topic Study: The Balance of Power
“Masculine vs. Feminine Styles,&#8221
Harris v.
Faragher v. City of Boca Raton
“The Faragher Affirmative Defense: A Checklist,&#8221
“Questions and Answers for Small Employers on Employer Liability for Harassment by Supervisors,” by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Topic Study: Drug Testing
"Issues in Drug Testing for The Private Sector,"
"Is Employee Drug Testing The Answer?"
“ACS Herbal Tea Company Materials&#8221
Topic Study: Compensation - Comparable Worth
"The Question of Wages,"
American Nurses Association v. State of Illinois
"Is Pay Equity Equitable?"
"A Free Market Approach to Comparable Worth,"
Topic Study: Employee Loyalty - Whistleblowing
"Whistleblowing and Trust: Some Lessons from the ADM Scandal,"
"The Case of George and the Military Aircraft"
Topic Study: Discrimination and Affirmative Action - Legislated Ethics?
"I''m not supposed to laugh at the way people look."
"Some Issues in Employment Discrimination on Grounds of Race, Sex, and Age,"
In Defense of Non-Diversity
“Diversity Management: A New Organizational Paradigm,&#8221
“Business Sues ‘Discrimination Testers’ Posing as Job Applicants,&#8221
"Affirming Affirmative Action,"
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