Business Ethics: Concepts and Cases (Pearson New International Edition)

Business Ethics: Concepts and Cases (Pearson New International Edition)

By: Manuel G. Velasquez (author)Paperback

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Resolving Moral Issues in Business. The ethical landscape of business is constantly changing, and the new edition of Business Ethics: Concepts and Cases has been revised to keep pace with those changes most effecting business: accelerating globalization, constant technological updates, proliferating of business scandals. Business Ethics: Concepts and Cases introduces the reader to the ethical concepts that are relevant to resolving moral issues in business; imparts the reasoning and analytical skills needed to apply ethical concepts to business decisions; identifies moral issues specific to a business; provides an understanding of the social, technological, and natural environments within which moral issues in business arise; and supplies case studies of actual moral conflicts faced by businesses. Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning - MyThinkingLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking - Business Ethics: Concepts and Cases provides summaries of basic ideas discussed within the text in its margins; presents conceptual materials first, and then offers discussion cases second through standardized chapters; all providing students the chance to critically think about the material they are learning. Engage Students - Study questions at the beginning of each chapter, definitions of key terms in the margins, a glossary, chapter-end study and discussion questions, end-of-chapter web resources, and chapter-opening concrete examples / cases all ensure students' complete understanding of the material. Support Instructors - Teaching your course just got easier! You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor's Manual, Electronic "MyTest" Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. NEW! Pearson's Reading Hour Program for Instructors Interested in reviewing new and updated texts in Philosophy? Click on the below link to choose an electronic chapter to preview...Settle back, read, and receive a Penguin paperback for your time! http://www.pearsonhighered.com/readinghour/philosophy

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IN THIS SECTION: 1.) BRIEF 2.) COMPREHENSIVE BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Contents Preface PART ONE Basic Principles Chapter 1 Ethics and Business Chapter 2 Ethical Principles in Business PART TWO The Market and Business Chapter 3 The Business System: Government, Markets, Chapter 4 Ethics in the Marketplace PART THREE Business and Its External Exchanges: Ecology and Consumers Chapter 5 Ethics and the Environment Chapter 6 The Ethics of Consumer Production and Marketing PART FOUR Business and Its Internal Constituencies Chapter 7 The Ethics of Job Discrimination Chapter 8 Ethics and the Employee Notes Index COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS: ContentsPreface PART ONE Basic Principles Chapter 1 Ethics and Business Introduction 1.1 The Nature of Business Ethics ON THE EDGE: Was National Semiconductor Morally Responsible? 1.2 Ethical Issues in Business ON THE EDGE: A Traditional Business 1.3 Moral Responsibility and Blame ON THE EDGE: WorldCom's Whistleblower ON THE EDGE: Gun Manufacturers and Responsibility CASES FOR DISCUSSION Slavery in the Chocolate Industry Aaron Beam and the HealthSouth Fraud Chapter 2 Ethical Principles in Business Introduction 2.1 Utilitarianism: Weighing Social Costs and Benefits 2.2 Rights and Duties ON THE EDGE: Should Companies Dump Their Wastes In Poor Countries? ON THE EDGE: Working for Eli Lilly & Company ON THE EDGE: Conflict Diamonds ON THE EDGE: ExxonMobil, Amerada Hess, and Marathon Oil in Equatorial Guinea CASES FOR DISCUSSION Traidos Bank and Roche's Drug Trials in China PART TWO The Market and Business Chapter 3 The Business System: Government, Markets, and International Trade Introduction 3.1 Free Markets and Rights: John Locke 3.2 Free Markets and Utility: Adam Smith 3.3 Free Trade and Utility: David Ricardo 3.4 Marx and Justice: Criticizing Markets and Free Trade ON THE EDGE: Commodification or How Free Should Free Markets Be? ON THE EDGE: Marx's Children 3.5 Conclusion: The Mixed Economy, the New Property, and the End of Marxism ON THE EDGE: Napster's Lost Revolution ON THE EDGE: Brian's Franchise CASES FOR DISCUSSION The GM Bailout Accolade versus Sega Chapter 4 Ethics in the Marketplace Introduction 4.1 Perfect Competition 4.2 Monopoly Competition ON THE EDGE: Drug Company Monopolies and Profits 4.3 Oligopolistic Competition 4.4 Oligopolies and Public Policy ON THE EDGE: Fixing the Computer Memory Market ON THE EDGE: Oracle and Peoplesoft CASES FOR DISCUSSION Intel's "Rebates" and Other Ways It "Helped" Customers Archer Daniels Midland and the Friendly Competitors PART THREE Business and Its External Exchanges: Ecology and Consumers Chapter 5 Ethics and the Environment Introduction 5.1 The Dimensions of Pollution and Resource Depletion 5.2 The Ethics of Pollution Control 5.3 The Ethics of Conserving Depletable Resources ON THE EDGE: Ford's Toxic Wastes ON THE EDGE: The Auto Companies in China ON THE EDGE: Exporting Poison CASES FOR DISCUSSION The Ok Tedi Copper Mine Gas or Grouse? Chapter 6 The Ethics of Consumer Production and Marketing Introduction 6.1 Markets and Consumer Protection 6.2 The Contract View of Business Firm's Duties to Consumers 6.3 The Due Care Theory ON THE EDGE: The Tobacco Companies and Product Safety 6.4 The Social Costs View of the Manufacturer's Duties ON THE EDGE: Selling Personalized Genetics 6.5 Advertising Ethics ON THE EDGE: Advertising Death to Kids? ON THE EDGE: New Balance and the "Made in USA" Label 6.6 Consumer Privacy CASES FOR DISCUSSION Becton Dickinson and Needle Sticks Reducing Debts at Credit Solutions of America PART FOUR Business and Its Internal Constituencies Chapter 7 The Ethics of Job Discrimination Introduction 7.1 Job Discrimination: Its Nature ON THE EDGE: Helping Patients at Plainfield Healthcare Center 7.2 Discrimination: Its Extent 7.3 DISCRIMINATION: UTILITY, RIGHTS, AND JUSTICE 7.4 Affirmative Action ON THE EDGE: Driving for Old Dominion ON THE EDGE: Peter Oiler and Winn-Dixie Stores CASES FOR DISCUSSION Should Kroger pay now for what a Ralphs' Employee did in the Past Wal-Mart's Women Notes Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/07/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781292022819
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 440
  • ID: 9781292022819
  • weight: 954
  • ISBN10: 1292022817
  • edition: Pearson New International Edition

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