Business Ethics is a three-volume collection which provides students and researchers with the historically most important of the classic articles in business ethics, as well as the best of the contemporary and trendsetting work in this burgeoning area.
The collection will serve as a sourcebook for academics and researchers entering or already established in the area of business ethics. The editors bring together a breadth of articles across business ethics, with an orientation that is diverse as well as international.
The three volumes are well organized to focus on the main topics in business ethics and are divided into corporate social responsibility , the employee-employer relationship, and distributive justice & dilemmas.
Courses and research programmes in business ethics have multiplied in recent years alongside a growing concern with the ethical practices of business. This multi-volumed work provides a focused and well-balanced reference for academics and their students to acquire a thorough understanding of this now central topic.
The SAGE Library in Business and Management is a first-class series of major works that brings together the most influential and field-defining articles, both classical and contemporary, in a number of key areas of research and inquiry in business and management.
Each multi-volume set represents a collection of the essential published works collated from the foremost publications in the field by an Editor or Editorial Team of renowned international stature.
They also include a full introduction, presenting a rationale for the selection and mapping out the discipline's past, present and likely future.
This series is designed to be a 'gold standard' for university libraries throughout the world with a programme or interest in business and management studies.
VOLUME ONE: ETHICAL THEORY, DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Preliminaries Why Business Ethics? The State of Business Ethics - Clarence C Walton PART ONE: ETHICAL THEORY AND BUSINESS ETHICS Perception The Parable of the Sadhu - Bowen H McCoy The Rashomon Effect - Patricia Werhane Strategy The Prince (Chapter 17) - Nicolo Machiavelli The Art of War (excerpts) - Sun Tzu Perspectives Utilitarianism and Business Ethics - Milton Snoeyenbos and James Humber Victims of Circumstances? A Defense of Virtue Ethics in Business - Robert C Solomon Virtue Ethics, the Firm and Moral Psychology - Daryl Koehn A Kantian Approach to Business Ethics - Norman E Bowie PART TWO: DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICS Classical Theories of Contracts, Property and Capitalism Leviathan (excerpts) - Thomas Hobbes Of Property - John Locke The Wealth of Nations (excerpts) - Adam Smith Alienated Labor and Private Property and Communism - Karl Marx Contemporary Theories of Distribution and Property A Theory of Justice (excerpts) - John Rawls The Entitlement Theory - Robert Nozick Capitalism and Morality - James Q Wilson Illusions about Private Property and Freedom - Gerald A Cohen Economic Justice - Milton Fisk Intellectual Property Justifying Intellectual Property - Edwin C Hettinger Trade Secrets and the Justification of Intellectual Property - Lynn Sharp Paine A Comment on Hettinger PART THREE: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY The Central Debate The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits - Milton Friedman A Stakeholder Theory of the Modern Corporation - R Edward Freeman Economics, Business Principles and Moral Sentiments - Amartya Sen Two Normative Theories of Business Ethics - John Hasnas A Guide for the Perplexed Arguments for and against Corporate Social Responsibility - N Craig Smith Smith and Friedman on the Pursuit of Self-Interest and Profit - Harvey James Jr and Farhad Rassekh Does Business Ethics Make Economic Sense? - Amartya Sen New Directions in Corporate Social Responsibility - Norman E Bowie Globalization and Its Ethical Significance Preliminary Report of the Secretary-General - Globalization and Its Impact on the Full Enjoyment of All Human Rights - United Nations General Assembly Global Distributive Justice - Thomas J Donaldson International Business, Morality and the Common Good - Manuel Velasquez The Great Non-Debate over International Sweatshops - Ian Maitland Environmental Responsibility Should Trees Have Standing? Towards Legal Rights for Natural Objects - Christopher D Stone The Place of Non-Humans in Environmental Issues - Peter Singer At the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, or Why Political Questions Are Not All Economic - Mark Sagoff A Defense of Risk-Cost-Benefit Analysis - Kristin Shrader-Frechette VOLUME TWO: FAIRNESS AND JUSTICE IN THE WORKPLACE PART ONE: RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES Employment at Will Employment at Will and Due Process - Patricia H Werhane and Tara J Radin In Defense of the Contract at Will - Richard A Epstein Work Life Balance Work in the Family and Employing Organization - S Zedeck and K L Mosier Work/Family Border Theory - S C Clark A New Theory of Work/Life Balance Whistleblowing Whistleblowing and Professional Responsibility - Sissela Bok Whistleblowing - Richard T De George Drug Testing Drug-Testing in Employment - Joseph DesJardins and Ronald Duska Drug-Testing and the Right to Privacy - Michael Cranford The Ethics of Genetic Screening in the Workplace - Joseph Kupfer Technology and Privacy Computers and Privacy - Stacey L Edgar Privacy, Polygraphs and Work - George B Brenkert Safety in the Workplace The Employer-Employee Relationship and the Right to Know - Anita M Superson Human Rights, Workers' Rights and the `Right' to Occupational Safety - Tibor R Machan PART TWO: JUSTICE AND FAIR PRACTICE Affirmative Action Why Bakke Has No Case and The Court and the University - Ronald Dworkin Affirmative Action - Shelby Steele The Price of Preference What Is Wrong with Reverse Discrimination? - Edwin C Hettinger Sexual Harassment The Definition of Sexual Harassment - Edmund Wall A Feminist Definition of Sexual Harassment - Anita M Superson Bluffing in Business Is Business Bluffing Ethical? - Albert Z Carr Business and Game-Playing - Daryl Koehn The False Analogy Second Thoughts about Bluffing - Thomas Carson Business Bluffing Reconsidered - Fritz Allhoff VOLUME THREE: PROFESSIONAL ETHICS Just Another Day at the Office - Don Welch The Ordinariness of Professional Ethics Professional Responsibility - Michael Davis Just Following the Rules? PART ONE: ETHICAL ISSUES IN ADVERTISING Truth and Deception in Advertising Deceptive Advertising - John J McCall Advertising - Tibor R Machan The Whole Truth or Only Some of the Truth? The Making of Self and World in Advertising - John Waide Creation of Desire Advertising and Behavior Control - Robert L Arrington Persuasive Advertising, Autonomy and the Creation of Desire - Roger Crisp Is Targeting Ethical? Children as Consumers - Lynn Sharp Paine An Ethical Evaluation of Children's Television Advertising Marketing to Inner-City Blacks - George G Brenkert PowerMaster and Moral Responsibility Consumer Risk The Ethics of Consumer Production - Manuel G Vasquez Strict Product Liability and Compensatory Justice - George G Brenkert PART TWO: ETHICAL ISSUES IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE Earnings Hocus Pocus - Nanette Byrnes, Richard Melcher and Debra Sparks How Companies Come up with the Numbers They Want The Ethics of Creative Accounting - Oriol Amat, John Blake and Jack Dowds Ethics in the Public Accounting Profession - Mohammad J Abdolmohammadi and Mark R Nixon The Ethics of Insider Trading - Patricia Werhane What Is Morally Right with Insider Trading? - Tibor R Machan Justice and Insider Trading - Richard L Lippke PART THREE: ETHICAL ISSUES IN JOURNALISM The Ethical Responsibilities of Journalists - David Detmer The Intervention Dilemma - Susan Paterno Ethically Challenged - Lori Robertson Ethical Boundaries to Media Coverage - Raphael Cohen-Almagor Truth, Neutrality and Conflict of Interest - Judith Lichtenberg Media Culpas - Kelly Patricia O'Meara Professional Responsibility of the Criminal Defense Lawyer - Monroe H Freedman The Three Hardest Questions PART FOUR: ETHICAL ISSUES IN LAW The Adversary System Excuse - David Luban Pure Legal Advocates and Moral Agents - Elliot D Cohen Two Concepts of a Lawyer in an Adversary System Can Virtue Be Taught to Lawyers? - Amy Gutman Confidentiality and the Lawyer-Client Relationship - Bruce M Landesman A Lawyer's Duty to Represent Clients, Repugnant and Otherwise - Charles W Wolfram PART FIVE: ETHICAL ISSUES IN MEDICINE The Hippocratic Oath Four Models of the Physician-Patient Relationship - Ezekiel J Emanuel and Linda L Emanuel Legal and Ethical Myths about Informed Consent - Alan Meisel and Mark Kuczewski Truth and the Physician - Bernard C Meyer Lies to the Sick and Dying - Sissela Bok Standards of Competence - Allen E Buchanan and Dan W Brock Surrogate Decision-Making for Incompetent Adults - Dan W Brock An Ethical Framework