A Companion to Business Ethics

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Robert E. Frederick
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Business & Economics - 480 pages
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In a series of articles specifically commissioned for this volume, some of today's most distinguished business ethicists survey the main areas of interest and concern in the field of business ethics.

Sections of the book cover topics such as the often easy relation between business ethics and capitalism, the link between business ethics and ethical theory, how ethics applies to specific problems in the business world, the connection between business ethics and related academic disciplines, and the practice of business ethics in modern corporations.

  • Includes extensive, accessible discussion of all of the main areas of interest and debate in business ethics
  • Features all original contributions by distinguished authors in business ethics
  • Includes an annotated table of contents, bibliographies of the relevant literature and a list of internet sources of material on business ethics
  • Perfect, comprehensive book for use in business ethics courses
 

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Contents

Blackwell Companions to Philosophy PART II BUSINESS ETHICS AND THE BUSINESS DISCIPLINES
139
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy PART III ISSUES IN BUSINESS ETHICS
231
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy PART IV BUSINESS ETHICS ORIGINS AND CONTEMPORARY PRACTICE
323
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Bibliography
409
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Appendix A BUSINESS ETHICS ELECTRONIC RESOURCES
423
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Appendix B DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ETHICS ORGANIZATIONS
425
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Index
447
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Robert E. Frederick is chair of the philosophy department at Bentley College, a research scholar at the Center for Business Ethics, and the editor of the journal Business and Society Review, also published by Blackwell. He is the author of The Philosophy of Right and Left and co-editor (with Michael Hoffman) of Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality. Frederick and Hoffman are also editors of the new series Foundations of Business Ethics.

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