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Ethical Theory and Business

Ethical Theory and Business

10th Edition

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  • Publication planned for: January 2020
  • availability: Not yet published - available from January 2020
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108435260

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  • For forty years, successive editions of Ethical Theory and Business have helped to define the field of business ethics. The 10th edition reflects the current, multidisciplinary nature of the field by explicitly embracing a variety of perspectives on business ethics, including philosophy, management, and legal studies. Chapters integrate theoretical readings, case studies, and summaries of key legal cases to guide students to a rich understanding of business ethics, corporate responsibility, and sustainability. The 10th edition has been entirely updated, ensuring that students are exposed to key ethical questions in the current business environment. New chapters cover the ethics of IT, ethical markets, and ethical management and leadership. Coverage includes climate change, sustainability, international business ethics, sexual harassment, diversity, and LGBTQ discrimination. New case studies draw students directly into recent business ethics controversies, such as sexual harassment at Fox News, consumer fraud at Wells Fargo, and business practices at Uber.

    • Chapters include academic readings from both philosophical and social science perspectives, business case studies, and legal case summaries, leading students to a rich understanding of the theoretical and applied aspects of business ethics
    • Entirely new chapters on IT, markets, and management and leadership reflect key ethical questions facing the modern business environment and the best recent writing on these topics
    • More than twenty newly written case studies draw students into important recent business controversies, such as consumer fraud at Wells Fargo, sexual harassment at Fox news, systemic corruption at FIFA, and business practices at Uber
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    • Edition: 10th Edition
    • Publication planned for: January 2020
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108435260
    • dimensions: 279 x 216 mm
    • availability: Not yet published - available from January 2020
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Ethical theory and business practice
    2. The rights and responsibilities of employees
    3. Managing, leading and governing
    4. Diversity and discrimination in the workplace
    5. Ethics and information technology
    6. Marketing ethics
    7. Corporate social responsibility
    8. Environmental sustainability
    9. Ethical issues in international business
    10. Ethical markets
    11. Economic justice.

  • Authors

    Denis G. Arnold, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
    Denis G. Arnold is the Surtman Distinguished Professor of Business Ethics at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. One of the world's leading experts in business ethics, he is a former Editor in Chief of the prestigious scholarly journal Business Ethics Quarterly, published by Cambridge University Press, and a past-president of the Society for Business Ethics. His research includes scores of articles and chapters and several books. A distinguished teacher praised by students at the undergraduate, M.B.A., doctoral, and executive levels, he has provided ethics training for leaders at Fortune 500 companies, smaller enterprises, and non-profit organizations.

    Tom L. Beauchamp, Georgetown University, Washington DC
    Norman E. Bowie is the author or editor of 18 books in business ethics, ethics, and political philosophy. His Business Ethics: A Kantian Perspective (Cambridge, 2017), which has been translated into Japanese and Chinese, has just appeared in a much revised and expanded 2nd edition. Other books include Business Ethics in the 21st Century (2013) and Business Ethics for Dummies (2011). He is past president of the Society for Business Ethics and former Executive Director of the American Philosophical Association. In 2009, the Society for Business Ethics honored him with an award for scholarly achievement. The festschrift Kantian Business Ethics was devoted to his work.

    Norman E. Bowie, University of Minnesota
    Tom L. Beauchamp holds graduate degrees from Yale University and The Johns Hopkins University, where he received his Ph.D. in 1970. He then joined the faculty of the Philosophy Department at Georgetown University, Washington, DC and a joint appointment at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics as Senior Research Scholar. He is the author of Case Studies in Business, Society, and Ethics (2003); and Philosophical Ethics (2001). He is co-author of The Human Use of Animals (2008), Principles of Biomedical Ethics (2012), and A History and Theory of Informed Consent (1986). Many of his articles were republished under the title Standing on Principles: Collected Works.

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