Hartman/DesJardins is designed to prepare the student to apply an ethical decision-making model, not only in this ethics course but throughout her or his business discipline. This model teaches students ethical skills, vocabulary, and tools to apply in everyday business decisions and throughout their business courses. The authors speak in a sophisticated yet accessible manner while teaching the fundamentals of business ethics. Hartman’s professional background in law and her teaching experience in the business curriculum, combined with DesJardins’ background in philosophy, results in a broad language, ideal for this approach and market. The authors’ goal is to engage the student by focusing on cases and business scenarios that students already find interesting. Students are then asked to look at the issues from an ethical perspective. Additionally, its focus on AACSB requirements makes it a comprehensive business ethics text for business school courses. The goal for the second edition remains the same as for the first: to provide “a comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the ethical issues arising in business.” Hartman and DesJardins have retained the focus on decision-making as well as the emphasis on both personal and policy-level perspectives on ethics. This edition continues to provide pedagogical support throughout the text. The most noticeable changes involve a thorough updating of distinct items such as Reality Checks, Decision Points, and readings to reflect new cases, examples and data.
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Perspectives in Business Ethics, 2e, has an innovative table of contents: brief text segments are followed by a variety of examples including cases of all lengths and readings from both popular press and academic articles.
In-text icons identify different resources used to study ethical issues: Icons identify articles & exercises, case studies, electronic communication; legal case, literature, and other resources.
A revised Chapter 11 now covers ethical implications of technology as a topic in and of itself, addressing such hot topics as e-mail privacy and cyber ethics.
Coverage of ethics in finance and accountancy are now covered in one chapter this edition (chapter 10), instead of two chapters (chapters 10 and 11 in the 1st edition).
Between 35-40% of the readings featured in Perspectives in Business Ethics are completely new for the 2nd Edition.
MORE: Management Supersite: The 2nd Edition features additional web based material posted on our Management Supersite, M.O.R.E. It will include links to cited articles and other resources to help students understand current business ethics issues in the news.
Laura P. Hartman was formerly an Assistant Professor of Business Law at DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business where she received the university’s excellence in teaching Award. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School. She then held the Grainger Chair of Business Ethics at the University of Wisconsin --- Madison. She is currently a Vice President at DePaul University.ity.ity.
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Book Description McGraw Hill Higher Education, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 71323813