Business Ethics: A Stakeholder and Issues Management Approach

Business Ethics: A Stakeholder and Issues Management Approach

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Ethical decisions do not take place in a vacuum, and many people, faced with their own interests and standards, need reliable guidelines to address the moral implications of business decisions. With a unique, highly practical approach to teaching business ethics, this text focuses on the relationships among various stakeholders, including individuals, groups, corporations, and even nations. The new fifth edition includes the latest research, current cases, and practical examples to help students examine the role of ethics in today's business world, from the boardroom to the classroom. Updates also include the addition of new, real-world ethical dilemmas presenting actual encounters by managers and students; an easy, step-by-step guide to implement a stakeholder analysis; tips to help students apply ethical principles in their personal and professional lives; and comprehensive coverage of employee workplace issues and highly relevant topics such as risk management, preferential hiring, corporate legitimacy, and moral accountability. The text also explores today's increasingly interconnected global business environment with coverage of multinational corporations and important issues such as the digital divide, bribery, corruption, human rights, and the environment. This text gives students the practical tools they need to handle complex moral dilemmas in the workplace and the world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.... an advertiser in America that isna#39;t drooling over the prospect of getting access to the wealth of highly personal detail in an application like Facebook. ... Users say, a€œThis isna#39;t about the information Beacon collects, but how it collects ita€” peeking in on us, then asking to report to our friends what it saw. Beacon asks Facebook users to make ever more invasive trades for the sake of an ever more superficialanbsp;...

Title:Business Ethics: A Stakeholder and Issues Management Approach
Author:Joseph Weiss
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2008-11-13


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