The revision of this highly regarded, authoritative text cohtinuos to build upon the strengths of past editions, including thorough, in-depth coverage and strong, comprehensive cases. Both authors are respected scholars; the senior author is considered one of the Pioneers in the field of business, government, and society, and how these changes affect the attitudes, duties, and decisions of managers, particularly those in larger corporations. The seventh edition has been significantly revised to reflect important current issues and events, while the historical perspective, as always, is treated with respect. This edition gives increased attention to international business issues and to the developing legal precedent about issues of corporate social responsibilit and ethics. Highly-respected authors, leaders in the field. Continues to offer the most comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the field available. Superior collection of comprehensive, real-life cases, all written by the text authors, encourages students to apply concepts and analyze issues. Solid, frequent coverage of important current issues including such "hot" topics as company drug testing, new food labeling laws, and sexual harrassment. Unique sensitivity to changing legal environment of business, including coverage of new and relevant legislation with full references to court cases. Strong, full chapter discussion of women and minorities in business (ch. 18). Superb coverage of three critical areas 2 ethics (chs. 7 & 8 plus integrated coverage in canes and text), international (chs- 12 & 13 plus integrated coverage), and physical environment (chs. 14 & 15 plus four cases). New to this Edition: 4 of the 22 cases are new: NAFTA, pension fund activism in managemo nt, breast implants, and the OCop Killers rap album controversy. 5 completely revised cases: Manville and asbestos litigation, war toys, airline deregulation, Caterpillar, Exxon Valdez oil spill. 3 new shorter chapter-opening casos: American Fur Co., Ford, Wal-Mart. Two completely rewritten chapters: Ch. 11 on business in politics and Ch. 13 on global competitiveness. New, updated topics include: new food labeling laws, new clean air act, sexual harrassment, corporate social responsibility in foreign nations, and business ethics in foreign nations.
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This text deals with inter-relationships among businesses, government and society, and how this relationship affects business managers. It includes the latest thinking on the ethical implications of business and its relation to society.
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