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Business ethics

Author: William H Shaw
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth Pub., ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

Introducing students to important philosophical concepts and principles, this text supplies a social, historical, and philosophical background, and encourages students to grapple with issues that  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Shaw
ISBN: 0534551939 9780534551933
OCLC Number: 39464955
Description: xii, 436 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Moral Philosophy and Business --
The Nature of Morality --
Ethics --
Business and Organizational Ethics --
Personal and Business Ethics --
Moral Versus Nonmoral Standards --
Morality and Etiquette --
Morality and Law --
Professional Codes --
Where Do Moral Standards Come From? --
Religion and Morality --
Morality Needn't Rest on Religion --
Ethical Relativism --
Relativism and the "Game" of Business --
Having Moral Principles --
Conscience --
The Limits of Conscience --
Moral Principles and Self-Interest --
Morality and Personal Values --
Individual Integrity and Responsibility --
The Individual Inside the Corporation --
Organizational Norms --
Conformity --
Moral Reasoning --
Defensible Moral Judgments --
Patterns of Defense and Challenge --
Requirements for Moral Judgments --
Made in the U.S.A.--Dumped in Brazil, Africa, Iraq --
The A7D Affair --
Normative Theories of Ethics --
Consequentialist and Nonconsequentialist Theories --
Egoism --
Misconceptions about Egoism --
Psychological Egoism --
Problems with Egoism --
Utilitarianism --
Six Points about Utilitarianism --
Utilitarianism in an Organizational Context --
Critical Inquiries of Utilitarianism --
The Interplay Between Self-Interest and Utility --
Kant's Ethics --
Good Will --
The Categorical Imperative --
Kant in an Organizational Context --
Critical Inquiries of Kant's Ethics --
Other Nonconsequentialist Perspectives --
Prima Facie Principles --
Assisting Others --
Moral Rights --
Nonconsequentialism in an Organizational Context.
Responsibility: William H. Shaw.


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