Managing Business Ethics : Straight Talk About How to Do it Right
Two experts in the field look at business ethics in a radically new way, stressing the importance of considering ethics as an issue that can be taught and managed much like other cultural characteristics. It provides readers with an understanding of how corporations can positively influence the behavior of employees, and how to improve the ethical decision making capabilities of their employees. Uses easy-to-understand terms to describe ethical dilemmas, concentrating on typical dilemmas businesses encounter, how managers can encourage ethics in their departments and how an organization can manage ethics through its culture. Features actual company examples and advice from managers in organizations who are "doing things right."
- Paperback | 352 pages
- 152.4 x 226.06 x 12.7mm | 294.83g
- 12 Jan 1999
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- John Wiley and Sons (WIE)
- New York, United States
- 2nd Revised edition
Table of contents
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ETHICS. Introducing Straight Talk About Managing Business Ethics: Where We're Going and Why. Why Be Ethical?: (Why Bother? Who Cares?). ETHICS AND THE INDIVIDUAL. Common Ethical Problems. Deciding What's Right: A Prescriptive Approach. Deciding What's Right: A Psychological Approach. ETHICS AND THE MANAGER. Ethical Problems of Managers. Managing for Ethical Conduct. ETHICS AND THE ORGANIZATION. Ethical Problems of Organizations. Ethics as Organizational Culture. Creating an Ethical Organizational Culture: Model Ethics Programs. ETHICS AND THE WORLD. . Managing for Ethical Conduct in a Global Business Environment. Appendix. Index.