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A pragmatic approach to business ethics

Author: Alex C Michalos
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©1995.
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"The issues discussed are broad and far reaching and include the relations between rational and moral/ethical decision making, the limits of loyalty to employers, the impact of trust on business, and the role of commercial public opinion polling during elections. Michalos also covers advertising, tobacco promotion, manufacture and marketing of armaments, concentration and taxation of wealth, and the North American  Read more...
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Michalos, Alex C.
Pragmatic approach to business ethics.
Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©1995
(OCoLC)679401074
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex C Michalos
ISBN: 0803970846 9780803970847 0803970854 9780803970854
OCLC Number: 31660697
Description: 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ethical considerations in evaluation --
Moral responsibility in business, or, fourteen unsuccessful ways to pass the buck --
The loyal agent's argument --
The best and worst arguments for business ethics --
The impact of trust on business, international security, and the quality of life --
Ethical considerations regarding public opinion polling during election campaigns --
Advertising: its logic, ethics, and economics --
A case against tobacco promotion --
A case for progressive annual net wealth tax --
The case against the North American Free Trade Agreement --
Militarism and the quality of life.
Responsibility: Alex C. Michalos.
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"The issues discussed are broad and far reaching and include the relations between rational and moral/ethical decision making, the limits of loyalty to employers, the impact of trust on business, and the role of commercial public opinion polling during elections. Michalos also covers advertising, tobacco promotion, manufacture and marketing of armaments, concentration and taxation of wealth, and the North American Free Trade Agreement. Provocative and insightful, A Pragmatic Approach to Business Ethics provides a foundation for business ethics that is essential."--Jacket.

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