This text introduces the idea that corporations - not just the people running them - are moral actors. A primary text for business ethics courses written in an accessible and straightforward style. Features: * Six-part organization includes section on basic ethical theories and theoretical background. * Contains boxes with brief biographical sketches of major ethics theorists and their major works. * Addresses employee issues such as drug testing, the use of polygraphs, sexual harassment, as well as discussing environmental and international business issues. * Discusses matters of business ethics from a multi-level corporate perspective, based on examinations of actual cases. * Uses elements of popular culture for illustrative purposes, such as Spike Lee's film, DO THE RIGHT THING, Michael Crichton's novel, RISING SUN, TV's M * A * S * H character Hawkeye, the Arthurian legend, and the American Western. * Introduces INVASION as a unifying theme - compares the corporate world in America to an invasion and shows how the invaders are invaded themselves. * Presents the practical in favour of the theoretical - author does not omit key ethical theories.
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0155011243
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Book Description Thomson Learning. Book Condition: New. pp. 380. Bookseller Inventory # 7425846