Cases in Ethics and the Conduct of Business

Cases in Ethics and the Conduct of Business

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For courses in Business Ethics or Business and Society. A collection of 30 cases on major ethical issues in business. "show more

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 162.56 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 385.55g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 013120601X
  • 9780131206014

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Featuring a mix of real and fictional cases, this book illustrates the range of ethical issues facing businesses today. From everyday managerial dilemmas to major corporate policy and strategy decisions.show more

Table of contents

1. Ethics in the World of Business. Introduction. Personal Ethical Dilemmas. Kate Simpson, Cara F. Jonassen.Dave Steward, Stephen B. Cook. Ethics and Corporate Objectives. ABC Corporation and Employment Stabilization, Henry W. Tulloch.Chemical Bank: Corporate Contributions, Susan B. Woodward. 2. The Employee and the Firm. Introduction. Whistle-Blowing. The Case of the Willful Whistle-Blower, Sally Seymour. Conflict of Interest. Steve Charles, Philip R. Inman.R. Foster Winans, Curtis W. Tarr. Trade Secrets. Agrico, Inc.--A Software Dilemma, H. Jeff Smith. Privacy. Testing Employees for Substance Abuse, Alan F. Westin and John D. Aram. 3. Ethical Issues in Employee Relations. Introduction. Discrimination. The Jones Boycott: A Community Complains about Personnel Policies, Gary B. Frank and Avis L. Johnson.Compu-Tech, Idalene F. Kesner. Sexual Harassment. Propmore Corporation, Peter Madsen and John Fleming. Comparable Worth. The Kidd Company, Scott H. Partridge. Affirmative Action. Affirmative Action at AT&T, Earl A. Molander. Occupational Health and Safety. Responding to a Sweeping "Right-to-Know" Proposal, Alan F. Westin and John D. Aram. Reproductive Hazards. Johnson Controls and Protective Exclusion from the Workplace, Anne T. Lawrence. 4. Ethics in Marketing and Product Safety. Introduction. Advertising. Zartan the Enemy, Denise Y. Etheridge.Litton Industries, Inc., Kenneth L. Bernhardt and Larry M. Robinson. Marketing Strategy. Natural Cereals, Norman E. Bowie and Patrick E. Murphy. Sales Practices. David Namer: An Interview with a Professional Salesman, Ladd Cutter and Brad McKean. Product Policy. Hoechst-Roussel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.: RU 486, Jan Willem Bol and David W. Rosenthal. Pricing. Burroughs Wellcome and the Pricing of AZT (A), Jeanne M. Liedtka.Burroughs Wellcome and the Pricing of AZT (B), Jeanne M. Liedtka. Product Safety. Dow Corning and the Silicone Breast Implant Controversy, Anne T. Lawrence. 5. The Corporation and Society. Introduction. The Environment of the Corporation. Into the Mouths of Babes, James Traub.When E. F. Hutton Speaks ..., Joanne B. Ciulla. Ethics in International Business. Wait International and Questionable Payments, Charles R. Kennedy, Jr.H. B. Fuller in Honduras, Norman E. Bowie and Stefanie Ann Lenway. Corporate Social Responsibility. Campbell Soup Company, S. David Model.show more

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