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Business Ethics in a New Europe : Issues in Business Ethics - Jack Mahoney

Business Ethics in a New Europe

Issues in Business Ethics

By: Jack Mahoney (Editor), Elizabeth Vallance (Editor)

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Published: 30th September 1992
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ETHICS IN THE MELTING-POT Jack Mahoney & Elizabeth Vallance Professor Jack Mahoney is Director of the King's College Business Ethics Research Centre, University of London, and Elizabeth Vallance is Visiting Professor in Politics at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London. AT lHE START of this century Israel Zangwill wrote of 'the great Melting­ Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and reforming'. He was, of course, writing about the USA and had the American immigration experience in mind; but today one need not cross the Atlantic to see Europe as a melting-pot and its members in a state of profound flux and mutation. In Western Europe, what began in mid-century as a largely Franco­ German attempt to prevent a recurrence of European war, by identifying and creating a common industrial policy in coal and steel, evolved by degrees into an industrial alliance of western European nations and the creation of a Single European Market. Originally six, then ten, and currently twelve, the number of member states of the European Economic Community, more recently the European Community, is still on the increase, as new countries apply to join and others consider a future approach.

Introduction: Ethics in the Melting-Pot
Views of the New Europe
My Vision of Business in Europep. 3
A Vision of Business in Europep. 15
Cultural Frameworks in a New Europe
Preserving Trust in a Pluralist Culturep. 29
Never the Twain? Ethics and Economics in Eastern and Western Europep. 39
Learning from the Past
Robert Owen; a 19th-Century Pilgrim's Progress in the World of European Business Ethicsp. 49
Ethical Issues Arising from the London Underground King's Cross Firep. 59
Around Europe
Corporate Communications in a New Europep. 75
A Director's View of Europep. 84
The Privatization Process in Czechoslovakiap. 91
A Study of Ethical Views of Swedish Business Leadersp. 102
Ethical Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions in Europep. 138
The Future of Social Protection in Europe: An economic and Ethical Problemp. 138
Ensuring Corporate Responsibility
American and European Corporate Ethics Practices: A 1991 Surveyp. 155
Breathing New Life into a Corporate Code of Ethicsp. 177
Europe and Beyond
Business Ethics and the Greenhouse Problemp. 191
Environmental Conservation and the Chemical Industryp. 208
The New Europe from the Third Worldp. 216
Subject Indexp. 227
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780792319313
ISBN-10: 0792319311
Series: Issues in Business Ethics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 233
Published: 30th September 1992
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.16