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Business ethics : readings and cases in corporate morality

Author: W Michael Hoffman; Robert Frederick; Mark S Schwartz
Publisher: New York : Wiley Blackwell, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
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Can a corporation have a conscience? What is wrong with reverse discrimination? And can ethical management and managed care coexist? This title addresses these and many other issues in corporate  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Michael Hoffman; Robert Frederick; Mark S Schwartz
ISBN: 0072297247 9780072297249
OCLC Number: 881849191
Description: xiii, 758 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: * indicates new readingGeneral Introduction: Ethical Frameworks for Application in BusinessPART 1: ETHICS AND BUSINESS: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE(1) Theories of Economic JusticeJohn Rawls, Justice as FairnessRobert Nozick, Distributive Justice*J.J.C. Smart, Distributive Justice and Utilitarianism*James Q. Wilson, Capitalism and MoralityKai Neilsen, A Moral Case for Socialism(2) Ethics and Business Decision MakingMichael Josephson, Teaching Ethical Decision Making and Principled ReasoningCraig Dreilinger and Dan Rice, Ethical Decision Making in BusinessJames A. Waters and Frederick Bird, Attending to Ethics in ManagementSteve Kelman, Cost Benefit Analysis: An Ethical CritiqueHerman B. Leonard and Richard J. Zeckhauser, Cost-Benefit Analysis DefendedMINI-CASES FOR PART 1*Parable of the Sadhu, by Bowen H. McCoyDorrence Corporation Trade-Offs, by Hans A. Wolf.A Diaglogue Between a Socialist and a Capitalist, by Robert E. Frederick*Framework for Ethical Decision-Making, by Coopers & Lybrand L.L.P.*Why Should My Conscience Bother Me?, by Kermit VandiverLess Cost, More Risk, by Michael KinsleyPART 2: THE NATURE OF THE CORPORATION(3) Agency, Legitimacy, and Responsibility*Kenneth E. Goodpaster, and John B. Matthews, Jr. Can a Corporation Have a Conscience?Milton Friedman, The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase Its ProfitsChristopher D. Stone, Why Shouldn't Corporations be Socially Responsible?William M. Evan and R. Edward Freeman, A Stakeholder Theory of the Modern Corporation: Kantian CapitalismGeorge G. Brenkert, Private Corporations and Public Welfare*Norman Bowie, New Directions in Corporate Social Responsibility(4) Governance and Self-RegulationRalph Nader, Mark Green, and Joel Seligman, Who Rules the Corporation?Irving S. Shapiro, Power and Accountability: The Changing Role of the Corporate Board of DirectorsHenry Mintzberg, Who Should Control the Corporation?*Mark S. Schwartz, Dove Izraeli, and Joseph Murphy, What Can We Learn from the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Ethics?MINI-CASES FOR PART 2*Not a Fool, Not a Saint, by Thomas TealTennessee Coal and Iron, by John B. Matthews, Jr.*Report of the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors, from General Electric Company*Words of Warning: Ruling Makes Directors Accountable for Compliance, by Dominic BencivengaPART 3: WORK IN THE CORPORATION(5) Employee Rights and Duties*Ronald Duska, Employee Rights*Tibor R. Machan, Human Rights, Workers' Rights, and the `Right'to Occupational Safety*Laura Pincus Hartman, The Rights and Wrongs of Workplace SnoopingJoseph R. Des Jardins and Ronald Duska, Drug Testing in EmploymentMichael Waldholz, Drug Testing in the Workplace: Whose Rights Take Precedence?*Richard T. DeGeorge, Whistle Blowing*Gene G. James, Whistle Blowing: Its Moral Justification(6) The Modern Workplace: Transition to Equality and DiversityLouis P. Pojman, The Moral Status of Affirmative ActionEdwin C. Hettinger, What is Wrong With Reverse Discrimination?Ellen Bravo and Ellen Cassedy, Sexual Harassment in the Workplace*Domenec Mele, Organization of Work in the Company and Family Rights of the Employees*Al Gini, Women in the WorkplaceMINI-CASES FOR PART 3*BankBoston's Layoffs Program: `Death with Dignity,' from EthikosLanscape by Ernest Kallman and John Grillo*United States v. General Electric, from United States District Court, Ohio*Texaco: The Jelly Bean Diversity Fiasco, by Marianne M. JenningsThe Case of the Mismanaged Ms., by Sally SeymourPART 4: THE CORPORATION IN SOCIETY(7) The ConsumerJohn Kenneth Galbraith, The Dependence EffectF.A. von Hayek, The Non Sequitur of the `Dependence Effect'*George Brenkert, Marketing to Inner-City Blacks: PowerMaster and Moral ResponsibilityDavid M. Holley, A Moral Evaluation of Sales Practices*Manuel Velasquez, The Ethics of Consumer Production and Marketing(8) The Environment.Norman Bowie, Morality, Money, and Motor CarsW. Michael Hoffman, Business and Environmental EthicsLarry E. Ruff, The Economic Common Sense of PollutionKaren Blumenfeld, Dilemmas of Disclosure: Ethical Issues in Environmental Auditing(9) INTERNATIONAL BUSINESSRichard T. DeGeorge, Ethical Dilemmas for Multinational Enterprise: A Philosophical OverviewManuel Velasquez, International Business, Morality, and The Common GoodThomas Donaldson, Values in Tension: Ethics Away from HomeScott Turow, What's Wrong with Bribery*S. Prakash Sethi, Codes of Conduct for Global Business: Prospects and Challenges of ImplementationMINI-CASES FOR PART 4The Ford Pinto, by W. Michael Hoffman*The Ethics of Marketing: Nestle's Infant Formula, by James E. Post*Toy Wars, by Manuel VelasquezForests of the North Coast: The Owls, the Trees, and the Conflicts, by Lisa Newton and Catherine DillinghamU.S. And Mexico Confront Toxic Legacy, by Colum LynchThe Project at Moza Island, by John A. Seeger and Balachandran ManyadathPART 5: THE FUTURE CORPORATE ETHOS*(10) Emerging Ethical Issues*Robert E. Frederick and W. Michael Hoffman, The Individual Investor in Securities Markets: An Ethical Analysis*Carol J. Loomis, Lies, Damned Lies, and Managed Earnings*Leonard H. Friedman and Grant t. Savage, Can Ethical Management and Managed Care Coexist?*Richard T. DeGeorge, Business Ethics and the Information Age*Lynn Sharp Paine, Corporate Policy and Ethics of Competitor Intelligence Gathering(11) Reflections on the Moral Corporation*Dawn-Marie Driscoll and W. Michael Hoffman, Gaining the Ethical Edge: Procedures for Delivering Values-driven ManagementAndrew W. Singer, Can A Company Be Too Ethical?*Jon Entine, Rainforest Chic*Joanne B. Ciulla, The Importance of Leadership in Shaping Business ValuesMINI-CASES FOR PART 5From Volumes to Three Words: Texas Instruments, by Dawn-Marie Driscoll and W. Michael Hoffman*Levi Strauss & Co. and China, by Timothy Perkins, Colleen O'Connelll, Carin Orosco, Mark Rickey, and Matthew Scoble*The Fun of Being a Multinational, by The Economist*The Case of the Contested Firearms, by George BrenkertBibliography
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