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Taking sides. Clashing views in business ethics and society

Author: Lisa H Newton; Maureen M Ford
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2008.
Series: Taking sides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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A collection of forty-two essays that debate issues pertaining to business ethics and society, including corporate social responsibility, privatization of social security, monitoring of employee email, the exploitative nature of marketing and advertising, labeling genetically modified foods, the moral obligations of multinational organizations, and more.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa H Newton; Maureen M Ford
ISBN: 9780073527277 0073527270
OCLC Number: 154775741
Description: xxx, 423 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Can capitalism lead to human happiness? --
Can restructuring a corporation's rules make a moral difference? --
Should corporations adopt policies of corporate social responsibility? --
Is it a mistake to urge corporation managers to be moral? --
Is privatizing social security good business? --
Should the states regulate appropriate business behavior? --
Is Wal-Mart a good model for retail sales? --
Does the Enron collapse show that we need more regulation of the energy industry? --
Does blowing the whistle violate company loyalty? --
Is employer monitoring of employee e-mail justified? --
Is employment-at-will good social policy? --
Is CEO compensation justified by performance? --
Are marketing and advertising fundamentally exploitative? --
Is direct-to-consumer advertising of pharmaceuticals bad for our health? --
Was Ford to blame in the Pinto Case? --
Should we require labeling for genetically modified food? --
Are multinational corporations free from moral obligation? --
Should patenting life be forbidden? --
Do environmental restrictions violate basic economic freedoms? --
Is bottling water a good solution to problems of water purity and availability? --
Should the world continue to rely on oil as a major source of energy?
Series Title: Taking sides.
Other Titles: Clashing views in business ethics and society
Responsibility: selected, edited, and with introductions by Lisa H. Newton and Maureen M. Ford.

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