Applied Business Ethics: A Skills-Based Approach

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Cengage Learning, Feb 10, 2011 - Business & Economics - 384 pages
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More than a general ethics text, APPLIED BUSINESS ETHICS: A SKILLS-BASED APPROACH applies practical ethical situations to real-world business settings and decisions. The text's thought-provoking scenarios read like a Hollywood screenplay, with up-to-the-minute issues that draw students into discussions and encourage debate. Written by an award-winning business ethics instructor, APPLIED BUSINESS ETHICS has been field-tested by students and faculty across the U.S. with a goal of improving the classroom experience, and making business ethics fun for everyone.
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Contents

Ethical Dilemmas
1
Purpose of the Corporation
25
Selling Marketing and Advertising
59
Workplace Ethics Treatment of Employees
105
Responding to Employee Behavior
139
Workplace Privacy
179
Employee Compensation
209
Special Obligations to Customers
225
Environmental Ethics
263
International Ethics
289
The Great Recession
305
Government Actions and Corporate Influence
335
Copyright

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Currently in his fifteenth year on the faculty of the University of Texas, Professor Bredeson specializes in business ethics, business law, and discrimination law and has received several rare teaching awards including the Lockheed Martin Excellence Award for three years running. He is also among the youngest recipients of the Board of Regents Teaching Award and was UT's nominee for the Carnegie Foundation's United States Professor of the Year Award in 2010. Professor Bredeson recently published the STUDENT GUIDE TO THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT with Robert Prentice and is the co-author of BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT with Jeffrey Beatty and Susan Samuelson. He earned his undergraduate degree from the McCombs School of Business and J.D. from the School of Law at the University of Texas.

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