Case Studies in Business Ethics

Case Studies in Business Ethics

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For Business Ethics courses. This collection of quality cases and essays on business ethics addresses some of the most pertinent ethical issues in today's business environment. It goes well beyond matters of fraud and public relations to consider standards of professionalism, corporate decision-making structure, the interface between ethical theory and economic practice, etc.show more

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  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 172.7 x 228.6 x 20.3mm | 567g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0131127462
  • 9780131127463

Table of contents

Preface. Introduction to Ethical Reasoning, Thomas Donaldson, Patricia H. Werhane. The Case Method, Thomas Donaldson. 1. Business or Ethics. The Parable of the Sadhu, Bowen H. McCoy. Into the Mouth of Babes, James Traub. Tylenol's Rebound, Carl Cannon. 2. Communications in Business: Internal and External. Sex, Lies and Advertising, Gloria Steinem. Upton, Dakota, and Power Master, N. Craig Smith. Volvo's Crushing Blow, Ronald M. Green. Toy Wars, Manual G. Velasquez. The Case of the Contested Firearms, George Brenkert. Italian Tax Mores, Arthur L. Kelly. Whislteblowing and Employee Loyalty, Ronald Duska. A Hero-And a Smoking-Gun Letter, Wendy Zellner, Stephanie Forest Anderson, Laura Cohn. 3. Pollution and Environment. Shades of Green: Business, Ethics and the Environment, R. Edward Freeman, Jessica Pierce, Richard Dodd. Save the Turtles, Rogene A. Buchholz, Sandra B. Rosenthal. Edible Carpets Anyone!? Interface Corporation a Sustainable Business, Joe DesJardins, Jonalle Aaron. The Hazards of the Enterprise, John Hasnas. Texeco in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Denis G. Arnold. 4. Diversity in the Workplace. A Defense of Programs of Preferential Treatment, Richard Wasserstrom. Reverse Discrimination as Unjustified, Lisa H. Newton. Racism in the Workplace, Aaron Bernstein. Texaco: The Jelly Bean Diversity Fiasco, Marianne M. Jennings. Denny's, Ronald M. Green. Melba Moore, John R. Hundley III. Management Dilemma, Fred E. Schuster. 5. Work Life Balance and Gender Issues. Women in the Workplace, Al Gini. Management and Women and the New Facts of Life, Felice N. Schwartz. Child Care Comes to Work, Bonnie Harris. Gender Issues at "Your House", John Hasnas. Worth the Effort, Raymond S. Pfeiffer, Ralph P. Forsberg. Foreign Assignment, Thomas Dunfee, Diana Robertson. Sexual Discrimination at Eastern Airlines, Al Gini. 6. Corporate Obligations and Responsibilities: Everything Old is New Again! The Fall of Michael Milken, O.C. Ferrell, Gwyweth M. Vaughn. Enron: From Paragon to Pariah, Lisa H. Newton. The Good Old Boys at WorldCom, Dennis Moberg, Edward Romar. The Adelphia Story, Devin Leonard. The Ford Pinto, W. Michael Hoffman. Radials, Rollovers, and Responsibility: An Examination of the Ford-Firestone Case. Robert Noggle, Daniel Palmer. A.H. Robins: The Dalkon Shield, Al Gini, Terry Sullivan. 7. Multinationals. The Ethical Wealth of Nations, Thomas Donaldson. AIDS and Life-Saving Medicines Responsibilities, Oliver F. Williams. Chrysler and Gae Feng: Corporate Responsibility for Religious and Political Freedom in China, Michael A. Santoro. The Great Non-Debate Over International Sweatshops, Ian Maitland. Shell Oil in Nigeria, John R. Boatright. Levi Strauss and Co. and China, Edwin M. Epstein, Timothy Perkins, Colleen O'Connel, Carin Orosco, Mark Rickey, Matthew Scoble. 8. Privacy, Ethics and Technology. Technology and Ethics: Privacy in the Workplace, Laura P. Hartman. Virtual Morality: A New Workplace Quandary, Michael J. McCarthy. Rippers, Portal Users and Profilers: Three Web-Based Issues for Business Ethics, Martin Calkins. Cyberethics: 7 Short Cases, Richard A. Spinello. E-mail Policy and Johnson and Dresser, Richard A. Spinello. 9. Leadership. Leadership: An Overview, Al Gini. The Call of Leaders, Gary Wills. Ethics: Take It From the Top, Maynard M. Dolecheck, Carolyn C. Dolecheck. Ways Women Lead, Judy B. Rosener. Moral Mazes: Bureaucracy and Managerial Work, Robert Jackall. Not a Fool, Not a Saint, Thomas Teal. Visionary's Dream Led to Risky Business, Peter Behr, April Witt. Former Tyco Executives are Charged, Mark Maremont, Jerry Markon.show more

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