The Blackwell Guide to Business Ethics, written by an international assembly of experts, acquaints the reader with ethical issues in the practice of business, theoretical and pedagogical issues, and important new directions in the field. The volume provides a foundation for understanding changes to the nature of business due to technology and globalization. It includes discussion of current ethical issues in areas such as marketing, accounting, and financial markets. The contributors also explore the frontiers of ethical thinking in healthcare, genetic research laboratories, and organizations responsible for the computer revolution and e-commerce.
"This book engages the widest possible spectrum of readers; fromthose simply curious about the business ethics enterprise toveteran scholars steeped in the literature. The contributors are tobe complimented for the seriousness of each essay and the novelinsights they bring to familiar territory. Bowie is to be commendedfor organizing the efforts of many of the best minds in the fieldin such a way that their thinking will aid in research and teachingalike." Ed Soule, Georgetown University
"In The Blackwell Guide to Business Ethics NormanBowie has put together a guided tour of business ethics, providingthe reader with both a solid review of past debates and currenttheories, and a provocative preview of future issues and practicalchallenges." Joshua Margolis, Harvard Business School
"In this thoughtful and well-balanced collection of articles, Bowie has addressed some of the most important theoretical andpractical issues in business ethics through original insights frommany of the field's leading scholars. This work will be a greatboost in moving business ethics forward in the twenty-firstcentury." W. Michael Hoffman, Bentley College
"This masterful synthesis of theory and practice in businessethics provides insight into the role of ethics in present-daybusiness practice. The book also offers intriguing perspectives onnew directions for an evolving field." Diana C. Robertson, Goizueta Business School, Emory University
Introduction: Norman E. Bowie (University of Minnesota).
Part I: Theoretical and Pedagogical Issues:.
1. Stakeholder Theory: The State of the Art: Thomas M. Jones and Andrew C. Wicks (University of Washington), and R. Edward Freeman (University of Virginia).
2. Ethics and Corporate Governance: Justifying the Role of Shareholder: John R. Boatright (Loyola University of Chicago).
3. Untangling the Corruption Knot: Global Bribery Viewed through the Lens of Integrative Social Contract Theory: Thomas W. Dunfee and Thomas J. Donaldson (University of Pennsylvania).
4. The Regulatory Context of Environmental Workplace Health Protections: Recent Developments: Carl Cranor (University of California).
5. Moral Reasoning: Manuel Velasquez (Santa Clara University).
6. Teaching and Learning Ethics by the Case Method: Kenneth E. Goodpaster (University of St. Thomas).
Part II: Ethical Issues in the Practice of Business:.
7. Ethical Issues In Accounting: Mary Beth Armstrong (Polytechnic State University).
8. Marketing Ethics at the Millennium: Review, Reflections, and Recommendations: Patrick E. Murphy (University of Notre Dame).
9. Ethical Issues in Selling and Advertising: Thomas L. Carson (Loyola University of Chicago).
10. Ethical Issues in Financial Services: Ronald F. Duska (American College) and James J. Clarke (Villanova University).
11. Ethical Issues in Human Resources: Daryl Koehn (University of St. Thomas).
12. Environmental Responsibility: Joseph R. Desjardins (College of St. Benedict).
Part III: New Directions:.
13. Ethical Issues in Information Technology: Richard T. De George (University of Kansas).
14. Business Ethics, Organization Ethics, and Systems Ethics for Health Care: Patricia H. Werhane (University of Virginia).
15. The Ethical Dilemmas of the Biotechnology Industry: Lisa H. Newton (Fairfield University).
16. Trust and the Future of Leadership: Joanne B. Ciulla (University of Richmond).
Series: Blackwell Philosophy Guides
Number Of Pages: 376
Published: 4th February 2002
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.69 x 17.27 x 2.85
Weight (kg): 0.65
Edition Number: 1