The Routledge Companion to Business Ethics

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Eugene Heath, Byron Kaldis, Alexei Marcoux
Routledge, 2018 - Business ethics - 702 pages
Introduction / Eugene Heath, Byron Kaldis, Alexei Marcoux -- The discipline of business ethics -- The history of business ethics / Bernard Mees -- Theorists and philosophers on business ethics / George Bragues -- Theory and method in business ethics / Nicholas Capaldi -- Teaching business ethics : current practice and future directions / Darin Gates, Bradley R. Agle, Richard N. Williams -- Moral philosophy and business: foundational theories -- Consequentialism and non-consequentialism / Andrew Gustafson -- Social contract theories / Pedro Francés-Gómez -- Can profit-seekers be virtuous? / Michael C. Munger and Daniel C. Russell -- Feminist ethics and business ethics : redefining landscapes of learning / Ming Lim -- Business ethics and religious belief / Kenneth J. Barnes -- Business ethics theories -- Social responsibility / Florian Wettstein -- Stakeholder thinking / Kenneth E. Goodpaster -- Integrative economic ethics : concept and critique / Alexander Lorch and Thomas Beschorner -- Conceptual considerations -- What is business? / William Kline -- The corporation : genesis, identity, agency / Gordon G. Sollars -- Alternative business organizations and social enterprise / Dana Brakman Reiser -- The ethics of entrepreneurship / Christian Lautermann and Kim Oliver Tokarski -- The contribution of economics to business ethics / Joseph Heath -- Economic institutions: operations and effects -- Property and business / Bas van der Vossen -- Creativity, innovation, and the production of wealth / Knut Sogner -- Money and finance : ethical considerations / Antonio Argandoña -- Regulation, rent-seeking, and business ethics / Christel Koop and John Meadowcroft -- Business, nature, and environmental sustainability / Joseph DesJardins -- The economic crisis : causes and considerations / Randall G. Holcomb -- Roles and responsibilities within the firm -- Corporate governance / Ann K. Buchholtz -- Leadership and business ethics : are leaders wolves for business ethics? / Valérie Petit and Sarah E. Saint-Michel -- Theoretical issues in management ethics / Joseph A. Petrick -- The ethics of managers and employees / Linda Klebe Treviño -- Employee ethics and rights / Jeffrey Moriarty -- Exploitation and labor / Benjamin Ferguson -- Ethical issues in marketing, advertising, and sales / Minette Drumwright -- The accounting profession, the public interest, and human rights / Ken McPhail -- Multinational corporations and globalization -- The globalization of business ethics / Kirk O. Hanson -- Cross-cultural management ethics in multinational commerce / Terence Jackson -- Corruption, bribery, and moral norms across national boundaries / Wesley Cragg -- Business ethics across the globe -- Business ethics in china / Yuqiao Xiang -- Business ethics in South Asia : Gandhian trusteeship and its relevance for the twenty-first century / S. Ramakrishna Velamuri -- Business ethics in Africa / Minka Woermann -- Business ethics in Latin America / Álvaro E. Pezoa -- Business ethics in transition : communism to commerce in Central Europe and Russia / Rodica Milena Zaharia -- Index

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About the author (2018)

Eugene Heath is Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York, New Paltz. He has published on eighteenth-century moral philosophers (Bernard Mandeville, Adam Ferguson, and Adam Smith), and on business ethics.

Byron Kaldis is Professor of Philosophy at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. He works in the philosophy of science and the social sciences, political philosophy, ethics, and ontology.

Alexei Marcoux is Professor of Business Ethics and Society and Institute for Economic Inquiry Senior Scholar in Creighton University's Heider College of Business, Nebraska. His academic research focuses on the moral foundations of commercial transactions and methodological issues in business ethics.

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