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Ethics in the Workplace : Selected Readings in Business Ethics

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ISBN-10: 0314068023

ISBN-13: 9780314068026

Edition: 1st

Authors: Robert A. Larmer

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List price: $55.95
Edition: 1st
Publisher: West Publishing Company, College & School Division
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. xiii
Business and Morality
The Relevance of Morality to Businessp. 1
"Is Business Bluffing Ethical?"p. 4
"Business and Game-Playing: The False Analogy"p. 10
A Brief Introduction to Ethical Theoryp. 17
"Trying Out One's New Sword"p. 21
"Egoism"p. 24
"From Nicomachean Ethics"p. 29
"From Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals"p. 32
"From Utilitarianism"p. 35
"Feminist Ethics: Some Issues for the Nineties"p. 38
Business and the Employee
Bargaining, Due Process, and Employee Participationp. 51
"Towards Taming the Labor-Management Frontier: A Strategic Marketing Framework"p. 55
"Collaborative Collective Bargaining: Toward an Ethically Defensible Approach to Labor Negotiations"p. 64
"Employee Rights and the Doctrine of At Will Employment"p. 77
"Understanding Participation"p. 84
Privacy in the Workplacep. 97
"Drug Testing in Employment"p. 101
"Drug Testing and the Right to Privacy: Arguing the Ethics of Workplace Drug Testing"p. 111
"Genetic Privacy in Employment"p. 121
"Genetic Information: Consumers' Right to Privacy Versus Insurance Companies' Right to Know"p. 127
Sexual Harassmentp. 138
"The Definition of Sexual Harassment"p. 140
"A Feminist Definition of Sexual Harassment"p. 150
"Sexual Harassment and the Rights of the Accused"p. 162
Safety in the Workplacep. 183
"The Employer-Employee Relationship and the Right to Know"p. 185
"The Workers' Right to Know, Participate and Refuse Hazardous Work: A Manifesto Right"p. 193
"Human Rights, Workers' Rights, and the 'Right' to Occupational Safety"p. 200
Whistleblowing and Employee Loyaltyp. 206
"Avoiding the Tragedy of Whistleblowing"p. 208
"Whistleblowing and Employee Loyalty"p. 216
"Sundstrand: A Case Study in Transformation of Cultural Ethics"p. 220
Insider Tradingp. 233
"The Ethics of Insider Trading"p. 235
"What Is Morally Right with Insider Trading"p. 239
"Justice and Insider Trading"p. 244
Intellectual Propertyp. 257
"Justifying Intellectual Property"p. 260
"Trade Secrets and the Justification of Intellectual Property: A Comment on Hettinger"p. 271
"Intellectual Property and Copyright Ethics"p. 281
"Intellectual Property Rights and Computer Software"p. 293
Briberyp. 304
"Improper Payments and Gifts"p. 306
"Gift Giving, Bribery and Corruption: Ethical Management of Business Relationships in China"p. 312
"The Ethics of Slotting: Is This Bribery, Facilitation Marketing or Just Plain Competition?"p. 323
Business and the Consumer
Advertising and Marketingp. 333
"Advertising: The Whole or Only Some of the Truth?"p. 336
"The Making of Self and World in Advertising"p. 343
"Blind Man's Bluff: The Ethics of Quantity Surcharges"p. 349
"Ethical Issues in Sales: Two Case Studies"p. 361
Corporate Responsibilityp. 368
"The Corporation as a Moral Person"p. 370
"The Moral Status of the Corporation"p. 379
"The Moral Responsibility of Corporate Executives for Disasters"p. 386
"Corporate Executives, Disasters, and Moral Responsibility"p. 392
Responsibilities of Professionalsp. 399
"The Regulation of Virtue: Cross-Currents in Professional Ethics"p. 401
"Beyond Professional Ethics: Issues and Agendas"p. 408
"Just Another Day at the Office: The Ordinariness of Professional Ethics"p. 414
"The Excuses That Make Professional Ethics Irrelevant"p. 420
Business and Society
Affirmative Action and Comparable Worthp. 430
"What Is Wrong with Reverse Discrimination?"p. 432
"The Moral Status of Affirmative Action"p. 441
"Comparable Worth: An Economic and Ethical Analysis"p. 456
Business and the Familyp. 474
"Men and the Politics of Gender"p. 476
"Business and 'Family Values'"p. 480
"Organization of Work in the Company and Family Rights of the Employees"p. 489
"Work and Family: Should Parents Feel Guilty?"p. 497
Business and the Communityp. 513
"The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits"p. 514
"Setting the Terms of the Business Responsibility Debate"p. 518
"Private Corporations and Public Welfare"p. 526
Business and the International Communityp. 538
"The Moral Legitimacy of Intellectual Property Claims: American Business and Developing Country Perspectives"p. 540
"Business Ethics and the International Trade in Hazardous Wastes"p. 547
"Ethics and the Gender Equality Dilemma for U.S. Multinationals"p. 555
"Cross-Cultural Ethics and the Child Labor Problem"p. 562
Business and the Environmentp. 576
"Environmental Ethics and the Workplace: A Call to Action"p. 578
"Zuckerman's Dilemma: A Plea for Environmental Ethics"p. 588
"Environmentalism and Economic Freedom: The Case for Private Property Rights"p. 597
"Ecological Marketing Strategy for Toni Yogurts in Switzerland"p. 609
Writing Article Summaries and Critical Essaysp. 618
Latin Phrases and Their Meaningsp. 623
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