A pragmatic approach to business ethics

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Sage Publications, Apr 27, 1995 - Business & Economics - 282 pages
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A pragmatic approach to business ethics is argued for in this volume, which demonstrates the usefulness of the approach by applying it to a variety of issues. These issues are broad and far-reaching and include the relations between rational and moral//ethical decision-making, the limits of loyalty to employers, the impact of trust on business and the role of commercial public opinion polling during elections. The author also covers advertising, tobacco promotion, manufacture and marketing of armaments, concentration and taxation of wealth, and the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Ethical Considerations in Evaluation
8
Moral Responsibility in Business or Fourteen Unsuccessful Ways to Pass the Buck
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Copyright

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About the author (1995)

ALEX C. MICHALOS is Director of the Institute for Social Research and Evaluation at the University of Northern British Columbia.

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