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Contemporary issues in business ethics

Author: Joseph R DesJardins; John J McCall
Publisher: Australia : Wadsworth, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th editionView all editions and formats
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CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BUSINESS ETHICS, 6E introduces readers to business ethics by focusing on the influence of market mechanisms and social values on workplace norms. And because business is increasingly a global enterprise, this edition emphasizes the role of ethics both at home and abroad.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph R DesJardins; John J McCall
ISBN: 9781285197401 1285197402
OCLC Number: 874118944
Notes: Previous edition: 2005.
Description: xvii, 457 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Business, ethics, and the free market --
Philosophical ethics: utility, rights, virtue --
Philosophical ethics: utilitarianism and the free market --
Philosophical ethics: rights and the market --
The purpose of the corporation --
Governance and leadership --
Employee rights: job security and participation --
Employee rights: health, equality, speech, and privacy --
Ethical responsibilities in business: honesty, loyalty, conflicts of interest --
Product liability and safety --
Marketing ethics: advertising, sales, and consumerism --
Business, environment, and sustainability --
Global business and human rights.
Responsibility: Joseph R. DesJardins and John J. McCall.

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