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Business ethics : concepts and cases

Author: Manuel G Velasquez
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

Presents a discussion of the concepts of various aspects of business ethics, followed by concrete examples using actual cases. This new edition incorporates a variety of disciplines in its analysis  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Velasquez, Manuel G.
Business ethics.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1992
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manuel G Velasquez
ISBN: 013096025X 9780130960252
OCLC Number: 24698849
Description: x, 448 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Ethics and Business --
The Nature of Business Ethics --
Moral Development and Moral Reasoning --
Arguments for and Against Business Ethics --
Moral Responsibility and Blame --
Napster's Revolution --
H.B. Fuller and the Street Children of Central America --
Ethical Principles in Business --
Utilitarianism: Weighing Social Costs and Benefits --
Rights and Duties --
Justice and Fairness --
The Ethics of Care --
Integrating Utility, Rights, Justice, and Caring --
An Alternative to Moral Principles: Virtue Ethics --
Morality in International Contexts --
Publius --
Philip Morris' Troubles --
Pepsi's Burma Connection --
The Market and Business --
The Business System --
Free Market and Rights: John Locke --
The Utility of Free Markets: Adam Smith --
Marxist Criticisms --
Conclusion: The Mixed Economy --
The Health Business --
Accolade Versus Sega --
Brian's Franchise --
Ethics in the Marketplace --
Perfect Competition --
Monopoly Competition --
Oligopolistic Competition --
Oligopolies and Public Policy --
Playing Monopoly: Microsoft --
A Japanese Bribe --
Business and Its External Exchanges--Ecology and Consumers --
Ethics and the Environment --
The Dimensions of Pollution and Resource Depletion --
The Ethics of Pollution Control --
The Ethics of Conserving Depletable Resources --
Genetic Engineering at Monsanto/Pharmacia --
The New Market Opportunity --
The Ethics of Consumer Production and Marketing --
Markets and Consumer Protection --
The Contract View of Business' Duties to Consumers --
The Due Care Theory.
Responsibility: Manuel G. Velasquez.
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