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Business ethics in action : seeking human excellence in organizations

Author: Domènec Melé
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

It is argued that, without neglecting efficiency or profits, human well-being should be the first priority of every business. Business Ethics in Action defends the need to orient business to people.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Domènec Melé
ISBN: 9780230573109 023057310X
OCLC Number: 799826422
Description: xix, 419 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ETHICS.- The Role of Ethics in Business.- Business in Society: Beyond the Market and Laws?.- Cultural Diversity and International Standards for Business.- PART II: THE INDIVIDUAL WITH THE ORGANIZATION.- Ethics, at the Core of Human Action.- Individual Responsibility and Moral Judgements in Business.- Frequent Ethical Issues in Business.- PART III: MANAGERIAL ETHICS.- The Purpose of the Firm and Mission-Driven Management.- Use and Misuse of Power.- Human Virtues in Leadership of Organizations.- PART IV: ORGANIZATIONAL ETHICS<.- Ethics in Organizational Cultures and Structures.- Work and Worker's Rights Within the Organization.- Ethics in the Organizing of Marketing.- Part V: SOCIETAL BUSINESS ETHICS.- The Social Responsibility and Accountability of Business.- Corporate Citizenship .- Conclusion.<
Responsibility: Domènec Melé.


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'Domenec Mele has succeeded in writing a book that is thought provoking, especially in times of corporate scandals and criticism of the economic system. His argument for a human-centred approach Read more...

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