The Resource Ethical theory and business, edited by Tom L. Beauchamp, Norman E. Bowie

Ethical theory and business, edited by Tom L. Beauchamp, Norman E. Bowie

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Ethical theory and business
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Ethical theory and business
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edited by Tom L. Beauchamp, Norman E. Bowie
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Language
eng
Summary
Book Description: This book presents an anthology of readings, legal perspectives and cases in ethics in business. The new edition features expanded coverage of ethical theory to incorporate more alternative perspectives on normative ethical theory; a new chapter on multinationals and international business; and new material on topics such as sexual harassment, investment risk, plant closing, international justice, suppressing facts in sales, corporate intelligence gathering, drug testing and responsibility within organizations
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DLC
Dewey number
174/.4
Index
no index present
LC call number
HF5387
LC item number
.E82 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
  • law reports and digests
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1942-
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  • Beauchamp, Tom L
  • Bowie, Norman E.
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  • Business ethics
  • Business ethics
  • Industries
  • Industries
  • Commercial crimes
  • Consumer protection
  • Business ethics
  • Business ethics
  • Industries
  • Corporation law
  • Morale des affaires
  • Morale des affaires
  • Industrie
  • Industrie
  • Sociétés
  • Consommateurs
  • Business ethics
  • Commercial crimes
  • Consumer protection
  • Industries
  • United States
  • Bedrijfsethiek
  • Wirtschaftsethik
  • Wirtschaftsethik
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Ethical theory and business, edited by Tom L. Beauchamp, Norman E. Bowie
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface -- Ethical Theory And Business Practice: -- Fundamental concepts and problems: -- Morality and ethical theory -- Morality and prudence -- Morality and law -- Rule of conscience -- Approaches to the study of morality -- Justification in ethics -- Relativism and objectivity of belief -- Moral disagreements -- Problem of egoism -- Normative ethical theory: -- Role of professional standards -- Utilitarian theories -- Kantian ethics -- Contemporary challenges to the dominant theories -- Common morality theories -- Rights theories -- Virtue ethics -- Feminist theories and the ethics of care -- Prologue to theories of justice -- Analysis of cases: -- Case method in law -- Case method in business -- Using ethical theory for case analysis -- Corporate Responsibility: -- Introduction: -- Three views on the purpose of a corporation -- Stakeholder theory -- Theories of corporate responsibility: -- Social responsibility of business is to increase its profits / Milton Friedman -- Responsibilities of corporations and their owners / John g Simon, Charles W Powers -- Moral mission of business / Thomas M Mulligan -- Stakeholder analysis: -- Stakeholder theory of the modern corporation: Kantian capitalism / William M Evan and R Edward Freeman -- Business ethics and stakeholder analysis / Kenneth E Goodpaster -- Legal perspectives: -- Dodge v Ford Motor Company (1919) / Michigan Supreme Court -- A P Smith Manufacturing Co v Barlow (1953) / Supreme Court of New Jersey -- Cases: -- Case 1: Shutdown at Eastland -- Case 2: Sloane Products case -- Case 3: Procter and Gamble and Toxic Shock Syndrome -- Case 4: H B Fuller in Honduras: street children and substance abuse -- Suggested supplementary readings -- Regulation Of Business: -- Introduction: -- Self regulation -- Government regulation -- Self-regulation: -- Business codes and economic efficiency / Kenneth J Arrow -- Limits of business self-regulation / Ian Maitland -- Ethical responsibilities of engineers in large organizations: the Pinto case / Richard T De George -- Roger Boisjoly and the Challenger disaster: the ethical dimensions / Russell P Boisjoly, Ellen Foster Curtis, and Eugene Mellican -- Government regulation: -- Regulation and paternalism / Steven Kelman -- Criteria for government regulations / Norman E Bowie -- Why the law can't do it / Christopher D Stone -- Legal perspectives: -- American Textile Manufacturers Institute, Inc v Raymond J Donovan, Secretary of Labor / Supreme Court of the United States -- Cases: -- Case 1: Advertising code case -- Case 2: Beech-Nut Corporation -- Case 3: Regulating insider trading -- Case 4: Flyover in Midland -- Suggested supplementary readings -- Acceptable Risk: -- Introduction: -- Nature and types of risk -- Product safety and risk to consumers -- Protecting investors against financial risk -- Worker safety, occupational risk, and the right to know -- Risk to health and the environment -- Consumer risk: -- Ethics of consumer production / Manuel G Velasquez -- Strict products liability and compensatory justice / George G Brenkert -- Occupational risk: -- Right to risk information and the right to refuse workplace hazards / Ruth R Faden and Tom L Beauchamp -- Risk to the environment: -- Business ethics and the international trade in hazardous wastes / Jang B Singh and V C Lakhan -- Investment risk: -- Individual investor in securities markets: an ethical analysis / Robert E Frederick and W Michael Hoffman -- Management buyouts and managerial ethics / Robert V Bruner and Lynn Sharp Paine -- Legal perspectives: -- Henningsen v Bloomfield Motors, Inc and Chrysler Corporation / Supreme Court of New Jersey -- Automobile workers v Johnson Controls / Supreme Court of the United States -- State Dept of Environ Protect v Ventron Corporation / Supreme Court of New Jersey -- Cases: -- Case 1: Protecting consumers against tobacco -- Case 2: Do Apple computer shareholders need protection? -- Case 3: Virazole and investor risk -- Case 4: OSHA noncompliance and security -- Suggested supplementary readings -- Rights And Obligations Of Employers And Employees: -- Introduction -- Status and scope of employee rights -- Drug testing and the right to privacy -- Whistleblowing and the duty of loyalty -- Trade secrets and the duty of confidentiality -- Rights and obligations in hiring and firing: -- Employment at will and the question of employee rights / Patricia H Werhane -- Baseline questions in legal reasoning: the example of property in jobs / Jack M Beermann and Joseph William Singer -- Drug testing: -- Drug testing in the workplace: the challenge to employment relations and employment law / Mark A Rothstein -- Drug testing in employment /Joseph Des Jardins and Ronald Duska -- Whistleblowing: -- Whistleblowing and professional responsibility / Sissela Bok -- Whistleblowing and employee loyalty / Ronald Duska -- Employee Health And Safety Whistleblower Protection Act and the conscientious employee: the potential for federal statutory enforcement of the public policy exception to employment at will / Susan Sauter -- Trade secrets and the duty of confidentiality: -- Trade secrets: what price loyalty /Michael S Baram -- Trade secrets, patents, and morality / Robert E Frederick -- Legal perspectives: -- Warthen v Toms River Community Memorial Hospital / Supreme Court of New Jersey -- Potter v Village Bank of New Jersey / Supreme Court of New Jersey -- Luedtke v Nabors Alaska Drilling, Inc / Superior Court of Alaska -- Futurecraft Corp v Clary Corp / Superior court of California -- Cases: -- Case 1: Matter of principle -- Case 2: Probable cause and drug testing -- Case 3: Catching a thief by honesty exams -- Case 4: Old secrets in a new job -- Suggested supplementary readings -- Hiring, Firing, And Discriminating: -- Introduction: -- Basis of preferential policies -- Problem of reverse discrimination -- Comparable worth -- Problem of sexual harassment -- Affirmative action and reverse discrimination: -- Defense of affirmative action / Thomas Nagel -- Equal opportunity, not equal results / William Bradford Reynolds -- Goals and quotas in hiring and promotion / Tom L Beauchamp -- Pay equity and comparable worth: -- Pay equity: equal value to whom / Wil Waluchow -- Comparable worth and wage discrimination / Helen Remick and Ronnie J Steinberg -- Comparable pay for comparable work? / Robert L Simon --Sexual harassment: -- Dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace / A M Koral -- Is sexual harassment coercive? / Larry May and John C Hughes -- Legal perspectives: -- Local 28 of the Sheet Metal Workers' International Association v Equal Employment Opportunity Commission / Supreme Court of the United States -- City of Richmond v J A Croson company / Supreme Court of the United States -- Meritor Savings Bank, FSB v Vinson Et al / Supreme Court of the United States -- Cases: -- Case 1: Harassment at Brademore Electric -- Case 2: Sing's Chinese Restaurant -- Case 3: USAir's Hiring channel -- Case 4: Weber and the Kaiser Aluminum Steelworkers Plan -- Case 5: Comparable worth in the female section? -- Suggested supplementary readings
  • Gathering, Concealing, And Gilding Information: -- Introduction: -- Free choice or unfair influence? -- Deception, bluffing, and strategic disclosure -- Disclosing and concealing information in sales -- Information gathering -- Disclosing and bluffing: -- Is business bluffing ethical? / Albert Z Carr -- Bluffing in labor negotiations: legal and ethical issues / Thomas L Carson, Richard E Wokutch and Kent F Murrmann -- Does it pay to bluff in business? / Norman E Bowie -- Suppressing facts in sales: -- Moral evaluation of sales practices/ David M Holley -- Paternalism in the marketplace: should a salesman be his buyer's keeper? / James M Ebejer and Michael J Morden Truth and deception in advertising: -- Manipulative advertising /Tom L Beauchamp -- Advertising and the social conditions of autonomy / Richard L Lippke -- Competitor intelligence gathering: -- Corporate policy and the ethics of competitor intelligence gathering / Lynn Sharp Paine -- Legal perspectives: -- Irving A Backman v Polaroid Corporation / United State Court of Appeals -- Federal Trade Commission v Colgate-Palmolive Co et al / Supreme court of the United States -- Cases: -- Case 1: Food labels and artful sales -- Case 2: Conventions of lying on Wall Street -- Case 3: Green Advertising -- Case 4: Computer math for car loans -- Case 5: Marketing the giant quart -- Suggested supplementary readings -- Ethical Issues In International Business: -- Introduction: -- Are there international norms of business practice? -- Exporting hazardous substances -- Regulation of international business -- International norms: -- Moral obligations of multinational corporations / Norman E Bowie -- Fundamental rights and multinational duties / Thomas Donaldson -- Exporting hazardous material: -- Chemical exports and the age of consent: the high cost of international export control proposals / Michael P Walls -- Regulating the international trade in hazardous pesticides closing the accountability gap / Lynn Sharp Paine -- Foreign corrupt practices act: -- Foreign corrupt practices act amendments of 1988: Death of a law / Bartley A Brennan -- Transnational corporate codes: -- Moral authority of transnational corporate codes / William C Fredrick -- Legal perspectives: -- Dow Chemical Company and Shell Oil company v Domingo Castro Alfaro et al No C-7743 / Supreme Court of Texas -- OECD, the guidelines for multinational enterprises -- Cases: -- Case 1: Foreign assignment -- Case 2: Transnational oil corporations in the Ecuadorian Amazon -- Case 3: Nestle Corporation -- Case 4: Foreign payments -- Case 5: Mitsubishi and Rockefeller Center -- Social And Economic Justice: -- Introduction: -- Theories of distributive justice -- Egalitarian theory -- Libertarian theory -- Communitarian theory -- Visions of justice beyond the free market -- Conclusion -- Theories of social justice: -- Egalitarian theory of justice / John Rawls -- Entitlement theory / Robert Nozick -- Rich poor / Peter Singer -- Spheres of justice / Michael Walzer -- International economic justice: -- Ethics of conditionality in international debt / Thomas Donaldson -- Justice under conditions of industrial migration: -- On alternatives to industrial flight: the moral issues / Judith Lichtenberg -- Legal perspectives: -- William M Ferguson, Attorney General for the Ste of Kansas v Frank C Skrupta credit advisors / Supreme Court of the United States -- Cases: -- Case 1: Baseball economics -- Case 2: Selling cyclamates abroad -- Case 3: Cocaine at the Fortune 500-level -- Case 4: Covering the costs of health care -- Suggested supplementary readings
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 653 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)776070959
Label
Ethical theory and business, edited by Tom L. Beauchamp, Norman E. Bowie
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface -- Ethical Theory And Business Practice: -- Fundamental concepts and problems: -- Morality and ethical theory -- Morality and prudence -- Morality and law -- Rule of conscience -- Approaches to the study of morality -- Justification in ethics -- Relativism and objectivity of belief -- Moral disagreements -- Problem of egoism -- Normative ethical theory: -- Role of professional standards -- Utilitarian theories -- Kantian ethics -- Contemporary challenges to the dominant theories -- Common morality theories -- Rights theories -- Virtue ethics -- Feminist theories and the ethics of care -- Prologue to theories of justice -- Analysis of cases: -- Case method in law -- Case method in business -- Using ethical theory for case analysis -- Corporate Responsibility: -- Introduction: -- Three views on the purpose of a corporation -- Stakeholder theory -- Theories of corporate responsibility: -- Social responsibility of business is to increase its profits / Milton Friedman -- Responsibilities of corporations and their owners / John g Simon, Charles W Powers -- Moral mission of business / Thomas M Mulligan -- Stakeholder analysis: -- Stakeholder theory of the modern corporation: Kantian capitalism / William M Evan and R Edward Freeman -- Business ethics and stakeholder analysis / Kenneth E Goodpaster -- Legal perspectives: -- Dodge v Ford Motor Company (1919) / Michigan Supreme Court -- A P Smith Manufacturing Co v Barlow (1953) / Supreme Court of New Jersey -- Cases: -- Case 1: Shutdown at Eastland -- Case 2: Sloane Products case -- Case 3: Procter and Gamble and Toxic Shock Syndrome -- Case 4: H B Fuller in Honduras: street children and substance abuse -- Suggested supplementary readings -- Regulation Of Business: -- Introduction: -- Self regulation -- Government regulation -- Self-regulation: -- Business codes and economic efficiency / Kenneth J Arrow -- Limits of business self-regulation / Ian Maitland -- Ethical responsibilities of engineers in large organizations: the Pinto case / Richard T De George -- Roger Boisjoly and the Challenger disaster: the ethical dimensions / Russell P Boisjoly, Ellen Foster Curtis, and Eugene Mellican -- Government regulation: -- Regulation and paternalism / Steven Kelman -- Criteria for government regulations / Norman E Bowie -- Why the law can't do it / Christopher D Stone -- Legal perspectives: -- American Textile Manufacturers Institute, Inc v Raymond J Donovan, Secretary of Labor / Supreme Court of the United States -- Cases: -- Case 1: Advertising code case -- Case 2: Beech-Nut Corporation -- Case 3: Regulating insider trading -- Case 4: Flyover in Midland -- Suggested supplementary readings -- Acceptable Risk: -- Introduction: -- Nature and types of risk -- Product safety and risk to consumers -- Protecting investors against financial risk -- Worker safety, occupational risk, and the right to know -- Risk to health and the environment -- Consumer risk: -- Ethics of consumer production / Manuel G Velasquez -- Strict products liability and compensatory justice / George G Brenkert -- Occupational risk: -- Right to risk information and the right to refuse workplace hazards / Ruth R Faden and Tom L Beauchamp -- Risk to the environment: -- Business ethics and the international trade in hazardous wastes / Jang B Singh and V C Lakhan -- Investment risk: -- Individual investor in securities markets: an ethical analysis / Robert E Frederick and W Michael Hoffman -- Management buyouts and managerial ethics / Robert V Bruner and Lynn Sharp Paine -- Legal perspectives: -- Henningsen v Bloomfield Motors, Inc and Chrysler Corporation / Supreme Court of New Jersey -- Automobile workers v Johnson Controls / Supreme Court of the United States -- State Dept of Environ Protect v Ventron Corporation / Supreme Court of New Jersey -- Cases: -- Case 1: Protecting consumers against tobacco -- Case 2: Do Apple computer shareholders need protection? -- Case 3: Virazole and investor risk -- Case 4: OSHA noncompliance and security -- Suggested supplementary readings -- Rights And Obligations Of Employers And Employees: -- Introduction -- Status and scope of employee rights -- Drug testing and the right to privacy -- Whistleblowing and the duty of loyalty -- Trade secrets and the duty of confidentiality -- Rights and obligations in hiring and firing: -- Employment at will and the question of employee rights / Patricia H Werhane -- Baseline questions in legal reasoning: the example of property in jobs / Jack M Beermann and Joseph William Singer -- Drug testing: -- Drug testing in the workplace: the challenge to employment relations and employment law / Mark A Rothstein -- Drug testing in employment /Joseph Des Jardins and Ronald Duska -- Whistleblowing: -- Whistleblowing and professional responsibility / Sissela Bok -- Whistleblowing and employee loyalty / Ronald Duska -- Employee Health And Safety Whistleblower Protection Act and the conscientious employee: the potential for federal statutory enforcement of the public policy exception to employment at will / Susan Sauter -- Trade secrets and the duty of confidentiality: -- Trade secrets: what price loyalty /Michael S Baram -- Trade secrets, patents, and morality / Robert E Frederick -- Legal perspectives: -- Warthen v Toms River Community Memorial Hospital / Supreme Court of New Jersey -- Potter v Village Bank of New Jersey / Supreme Court of New Jersey -- Luedtke v Nabors Alaska Drilling, Inc / Superior Court of Alaska -- Futurecraft Corp v Clary Corp / Superior court of California -- Cases: -- Case 1: Matter of principle -- Case 2: Probable cause and drug testing -- Case 3: Catching a thief by honesty exams -- Case 4: Old secrets in a new job -- Suggested supplementary readings -- Hiring, Firing, And Discriminating: -- Introduction: -- Basis of preferential policies -- Problem of reverse discrimination -- Comparable worth -- Problem of sexual harassment -- Affirmative action and reverse discrimination: -- Defense of affirmative action / Thomas Nagel -- Equal opportunity, not equal results / William Bradford Reynolds -- Goals and quotas in hiring and promotion / Tom L Beauchamp -- Pay equity and comparable worth: -- Pay equity: equal value to whom / Wil Waluchow -- Comparable worth and wage discrimination / Helen Remick and Ronnie J Steinberg -- Comparable pay for comparable work? / Robert L Simon --Sexual harassment: -- Dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace / A M Koral -- Is sexual harassment coercive? / Larry May and John C Hughes -- Legal perspectives: -- Local 28 of the Sheet Metal Workers' International Association v Equal Employment Opportunity Commission / Supreme Court of the United States -- City of Richmond v J A Croson company / Supreme Court of the United States -- Meritor Savings Bank, FSB v Vinson Et al / Supreme Court of the United States -- Cases: -- Case 1: Harassment at Brademore Electric -- Case 2: Sing's Chinese Restaurant -- Case 3: USAir's Hiring channel -- Case 4: Weber and the Kaiser Aluminum Steelworkers Plan -- Case 5: Comparable worth in the female section? -- Suggested supplementary readings
  • Gathering, Concealing, And Gilding Information: -- Introduction: -- Free choice or unfair influence? -- Deception, bluffing, and strategic disclosure -- Disclosing and concealing information in sales -- Information gathering -- Disclosing and bluffing: -- Is business bluffing ethical? / Albert Z Carr -- Bluffing in labor negotiations: legal and ethical issues / Thomas L Carson, Richard E Wokutch and Kent F Murrmann -- Does it pay to bluff in business? / Norman E Bowie -- Suppressing facts in sales: -- Moral evaluation of sales practices/ David M Holley -- Paternalism in the marketplace: should a salesman be his buyer's keeper? / James M Ebejer and Michael J Morden Truth and deception in advertising: -- Manipulative advertising /Tom L Beauchamp -- Advertising and the social conditions of autonomy / Richard L Lippke -- Competitor intelligence gathering: -- Corporate policy and the ethics of competitor intelligence gathering / Lynn Sharp Paine -- Legal perspectives: -- Irving A Backman v Polaroid Corporation / United State Court of Appeals -- Federal Trade Commission v Colgate-Palmolive Co et al / Supreme court of the United States -- Cases: -- Case 1: Food labels and artful sales -- Case 2: Conventions of lying on Wall Street -- Case 3: Green Advertising -- Case 4: Computer math for car loans -- Case 5: Marketing the giant quart -- Suggested supplementary readings -- Ethical Issues In International Business: -- Introduction: -- Are there international norms of business practice? -- Exporting hazardous substances -- Regulation of international business -- International norms: -- Moral obligations of multinational corporations / Norman E Bowie -- Fundamental rights and multinational duties / Thomas Donaldson -- Exporting hazardous material: -- Chemical exports and the age of consent: the high cost of international export control proposals / Michael P Walls -- Regulating the international trade in hazardous pesticides closing the accountability gap / Lynn Sharp Paine -- Foreign corrupt practices act: -- Foreign corrupt practices act amendments of 1988: Death of a law / Bartley A Brennan -- Transnational corporate codes: -- Moral authority of transnational corporate codes / William C Fredrick -- Legal perspectives: -- Dow Chemical Company and Shell Oil company v Domingo Castro Alfaro et al No C-7743 / Supreme Court of Texas -- OECD, the guidelines for multinational enterprises -- Cases: -- Case 1: Foreign assignment -- Case 2: Transnational oil corporations in the Ecuadorian Amazon -- Case 3: Nestle Corporation -- Case 4: Foreign payments -- Case 5: Mitsubishi and Rockefeller Center -- Social And Economic Justice: -- Introduction: -- Theories of distributive justice -- Egalitarian theory -- Libertarian theory -- Communitarian theory -- Visions of justice beyond the free market -- Conclusion -- Theories of social justice: -- Egalitarian theory of justice / John Rawls -- Entitlement theory / Robert Nozick -- Rich poor / Peter Singer -- Spheres of justice / Michael Walzer -- International economic justice: -- Ethics of conditionality in international debt / Thomas Donaldson -- Justice under conditions of industrial migration: -- On alternatives to industrial flight: the moral issues / Judith Lichtenberg -- Legal perspectives: -- William M Ferguson, Attorney General for the Ste of Kansas v Frank C Skrupta credit advisors / Supreme Court of the United States -- Cases: -- Case 1: Baseball economics -- Case 2: Selling cyclamates abroad -- Case 3: Cocaine at the Fortune 500-level -- Case 4: Covering the costs of health care -- Suggested supplementary readings
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 653 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)776070959

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