Law, Business and Society, 12e fits both upper-division undergraduate and masters levels courses in the legal environment of business, government and business, and business and society. Law, Business and Society, takes an interdisciplinary approach, using elements of law, political economy, international business, ethics, social responsibility, and management. Students will find an interesting, provocative reading experience filled with contemporary legal and ethical conflicts emerging from today's news, as well as scholarly results, surveys, polls, data, anecdotes, and other specific details that lend credibility, immediacy, and interest to the reading experience.
Tony McAdams is an Emeritus Professor of Management at the University of Northern Iowa. He earned a BA in History from the University of Iowa, a JD from the University of Iowa, and an MBA from Columbia University. Professor McAdams' primary teaching interests include government regulations of business, business and society, and employment law. Professor McAdams' research interests include managerial accountability, business ethics, and employment law. His scholarly articles have appeared in such journals as The Harvard Business Review, The Academy of Management Review, The Journal of Business Ethics, and The American Business Law Journal. Professor McAdams received the Iowa Board of Regents Award for Faculty Excellence, the Distinguished Teaching of the Year Award from the student government at the University of Kentucky, and the University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration Excellence in Teaching Award.
UNIT ONE Business and Society 1 Capitalism and the Role of Government 2 Business Ethics3 The Corporation and Public Policy: Expanding Responsibilities UNIT TWO Introduction to Law4 The American Legal System 5 Constitutional Law and the Bill of Rights6 Contracts7 Business Torts and Product LiabilityUNIT THREE Trade Regulation and Antitrust8 Government Regulation of Business9 Business Organizations and Securities Regulation10 Antitrust Law-Restraints of Trade11 Antitrust Law-Monopolies and MergersUNIT FOUR Employer-Employee Relations12 Employment Law I: Employee Rights13 Employment Law II: Discrimination14 Employment Law III: Labor-Management RelationsUNIT FIVE Selected Topics in Government-Business Relations15 Consumer Protection16 International Ethics and Law17 Environmental Protection18 Internet Law and EthicsAPPENDIX A The Constitution of the United States of AmericaAPPENDIX B Uniform Commercial Code 2000 Official Text, Article 2