Packed with real-life examples, BUSINESS ETHICS: CASE STUDIES AND SELECTED READINGS, 6th Edition explores the complex issues of ethics from the inside. Offering a unique perspective, this market-leading text gets behind the decision-making process of today's business leaders -- from prominent players to everyday professionals. It helps you dissect what makes people cross lines they would not ordinarily cross. A combination of short and long cases, readings, hypothetical situations, and current ethical dilemmas, BUSINESS ETHICS provides a thorough training and thought-provoking experience on business ethics. Applying theory to real-world practice, it reinforces a vital sense of values in future business leaders.
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Marianne M. Jennings is a professor of legal and ethical studies in business in the Department of Supply Chain Management, College of Business, at Arizona State University. She has been named professor of the year in the College of Business three times and was the recipient of a Burlington Northern teaching excellence award. Professor Jennings has worked with the Federal Public Defender and U.S. Attorney in Nevada and has served as a consultant to many law firms, businesses, and professional groups. She has authored more than 200 articles in academic, professional, and trade journals as well as six textbooks and monographs in circulation. Her biweekly column for THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC is nationally syndicated, and her work has appeared in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL. In addition, Professor Jennings is a legal commentator for National Public Radio. She has conducted more than 300 workshops and seminars in the areas of business, personal and professional ethics, legal ethics, real estate, credit management, legal issues for academic administrators, law for the CPA, and legal and political strategic planning. A member of the State Bar of Arizona, Professor Jennings earned her undergraduate degree in finance and her J.D. from Brigham Young University.
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Book Description Cengage Learning, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Unit 1: FOUNDATIONS OF ETHICS: VIRTUE AND VALUES. Section A: Defining Ethics. Section B: Resolving Ethical Dilemmas. Unit 2: FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS ETHICS: VIRTUE, VALUES, AND BUSINESS. Section A: Defining Business Ethics. Section B: Resolution of Business Ethics Dilemmas. Unit 3: FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS ETHICS: WHAT IS THE ROLE OF BUSINESS IN SOCIETY? SHAREHOLDERS VS. STAKEHOLDERS. Section A: The Role of Business in Society. Section B: Applying Social Responsibility and Stakeholder Theory. Unit 4: INDIVIDUALS, INDIVIDUAL VALUES, AND THE BUSINESS ORGANIZATION. Section A: Trust and Employment. Section B: Taking Advantage. Unit 5: INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS AND THE BUSINESS ORGANIZATION. Section A: Corporate Due Process. Section B: Employee Screening. Section C: Employee Privacy. Section D: Sexual Harassment. Section E: Diversity, Equal Employment, and Affirmative Action. Section F: Whistle-Blowing. Section G: Employee Rights. Unit 6: BUSINESS OPERATIONS: FINANCIAL ISSUES. Section A: Financial Reports: Earnings, Transparency, And Management. Section B: Personal Ambition and Hubris. Section C: Culture and Governance. Unit 7: BUSINESS OPERATIONS: WORKPLACE SAFETY RISKS, SYSTEMS, AND INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS. Section A: Conflicts Between The Corporations Ethics And Business Practices In Foreign Countries. Section B: Workplace Safety. Section C: Plant Closures and Downsizing. Section D: Environmental Issues. Section E: Purchasing: Conflicts and Bribery. Unit 8: BUSINESS AND ITS COMPETITION. Section A: Advertising Content. Section B: Appropriation of Others Ideas. Section C: Pricing. Section D: Competitors, The Playing Field, and Competition. Section E: Business and Its Shareholders. Unit 9: BUSINESS AND ITS PRODUCT. Section A: Contract Relations. Section B: Product Safety. Section C: Product Social Issues. Unit 10: BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT. Section A: Government Employees. Section B: Government Contracts. Section C: Government Responsibilities. Unit 11: ETHICS AND NONPROFITS. Section A: Nonprofits and Fraud. Section B: Nonprofits and Management. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0324657749
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