Business Ethics: Pearson New International Edition

Concepts and Cases
7e édition

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Éditeur
Pearson Education
Édition
7
Auteur
Manuel G. Velasquez,
Langue
anglais
BISAC Subject Heading
PHI005000 PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
BIC subject category (UK)
HPQ Ethics & moral philosophy
Code publique Onix
05 College/higher education
Date de première publication du titre
01 novembre 2013
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
Classification thématique Thema: Ethique et philosophie morale

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Date de publication
01 novembre 2013
ISBN-13
9781292036014
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Nombre de pages de contenu principal : 448
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129203601X
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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


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