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Business Ethics Case Studies and Selected Readings

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ISBN-10: 0324657749

ISBN-13: 9780324657746

Edition: 6th 2009

Authors: Marianne Moody Jennings

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Packed with real-life examples, BUSINESS ETHICS: CASE STUDIES AND SELECTED READINGS, 6th Edition explores the complex issues of ethics from the inside. Offering a unique perspective, this market-leading text gets behind the decision-making process of todays business leaders -- from prominent players to everyday professionals. It helps you dissect what makes people cross lines they would not ordinarily cross. A combination of short and long cases, readings, hypothetical situations, and current ethical dilemmas, BUSINESS ETHICS provides a thorough training and thought-provoking experience on business ethics. Applying theory to real-world practice, it reinforces a vital sense of values in future business leaders.
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Book details

List price: $246.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 2/25/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.420
Language: English

Marianne M. Jennings is a professor of legal and ethical studies in business in the Department of Supply Chain Management, College of Business, at Arizona State University. She has been named professor of the year in the College of Business three times and received a Burlington Northern teaching excellence award. A consultant to many law firms, businesses, and professional groups, Professor Jennings has worked with the Federal Public Defender and U.S. Attorney in Nevada. She is the author of more than 200 articles in academic, professional, and trade journals as well as six textbooks and monographs in circulation. Her biweekly column for the ARIZONA REPUBLIC is nationally syndicated, and her work has appeared in the WALL STREET JOURNAL. In addition, Professor Jennings is a legal commentator for National Public Radio. She has conducted more than 500 workshops and seminars in the areas of business, personal and professional ethics, legal ethics, real estate, credit management, legal issues for academic administrators, law for the CPA, and legal and political strategic planning. A member of the State Bar of Arizona, Professor Jennings earned her undergraduate degree in finance and her JD from Brigham Young University.

Foundations Of Ethics: Virtue And Values
Defining Ethics
Resolving Ethical Dilemmas
Foundations Of Business Ethics: Virtue, Values, And Business
Defining Business Ethics
Resolution of Business Ethics Dilemmas
Foundations Of Business Ethics: What Is The Role Of Business In Society? Shareholders vs. Stakeholders
The Role of Business in Society
Applying Social Responsibility and Stakeholder Theory
Individuals, Individual Values, And The Business Organization
Trust and Employment
Taking Advantage
Individual Rights and the Business Organization
Corporate Due Process
Employee Screening
Employee Privacy
Sexual Harassment
Diversity, Equal Employment, and Affirmative Action
Whistle-Blowing
Employee Rights
Business Operations: Financial Issues
Financial Reports: Earnings, Transparency, And Management
Personal Ambition and Hubris
Culture and Governance
Business Operations: Workplace Safety Risks, Systems, And International Operations
Conflicts Between The Corporation's Ethics And Business Practices In Foreign Countries
Workplace Safety
Plant Closures and Downsizing
Environmental Issues
Purchasing: Conflicts and Bribery
Business and its Competition
Advertising Content
Appropriation of Others' Ideas
Pricing
Competitors, The Playing Field, and Competition
Business and Its Shareholders
Business and its Product
Contract Relations
Product Safety
Product Social Issues
Business and Government
Government Employees
Government Contracts
Government Responsibilities
Ethics and Nonprofits
Nonprofits and Fraud
Nonprofits and Management