Business ethics / William H. Shaw.

By: Shaw, William H, 1948-
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth Pub., c1999Edition: 3rd edDescription: xii, 436 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0534551939 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780534551933Subject(s): Business ethics | Industries -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 174.4 LOC classification: HF5387 | .S47 1999Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Moral Philosophy and Business -- The Nature of Morality -- Ethics -- Business and Organizational Ethics -- Personal and Business Ethics -- Moral Versus Nonmoral Standards -- Morality and Etiquette -- Morality and Law -- Professional Codes -- Where Do Moral Standards Come From? -- Religion and Morality -- Morality Needn't Rest on Religion -- Ethical Relativism -- Relativism and the "Game" of Business -- Having Moral Principles -- Conscience -- The Limits of Conscience -- Moral Principles and Self-Interest -- Morality and Personal Values -- Individual Integrity and Responsibility -- The Individual Inside the Corporation -- Organizational Norms -- Conformity -- Moral Reasoning -- Defensible Moral Judgments -- Patterns of Defense and Challenge -- Requirements for Moral Judgments -- Made in the U.S.A.--Dumped in Brazil, Africa, Iraq -- The A7D Affair -- Normative Theories of Ethics -- Consequentialist and Nonconsequentialist Theories -- Egoism -- Misconceptions about Egoism -- Psychological Egoism -- Problems with Egoism -- Utilitarianism -- Six Points about Utilitarianism -- Utilitarianism in an Organizational Context -- Critical Inquiries of Utilitarianism -- The Interplay Between Self-Interest and Utility -- Kant's Ethics -- Good Will -- The Categorical Imperative -- Kant in an Organizational Context -- Critical Inquiries of Kant's Ethics -- Other Nonconsequentialist Perspectives -- Prima Facie Principles -- Assisting Others -- Moral Rights -- Nonconsequentialism in an Organizational Context.
Summary: Summary: Introducing students to important philosophical concepts and principles, this text supplies a social, historical, and philosophical background, and encourages students to grapple with issues that they might not otherwise think about.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Moral Philosophy and Business --
The Nature of Morality --
Ethics --
Business and Organizational Ethics --
Personal and Business Ethics --
Moral Versus Nonmoral Standards --
Morality and Etiquette --
Morality and Law --
Professional Codes --
Where Do Moral Standards Come From? --
Religion and Morality --
Morality Needn't Rest on Religion --
Ethical Relativism --
Relativism and the "Game" of Business --
Having Moral Principles --
Conscience --
The Limits of Conscience --
Moral Principles and Self-Interest --
Morality and Personal Values --
Individual Integrity and Responsibility --
The Individual Inside the Corporation --
Organizational Norms --
Conformity --
Moral Reasoning --
Defensible Moral Judgments --
Patterns of Defense and Challenge --
Requirements for Moral Judgments --
Made in the U.S.A.--Dumped in Brazil, Africa, Iraq --
The A7D Affair --
Normative Theories of Ethics --
Consequentialist and Nonconsequentialist Theories --
Egoism --
Misconceptions about Egoism --
Psychological Egoism --
Problems with Egoism --
Utilitarianism --
Six Points about Utilitarianism --
Utilitarianism in an Organizational Context --
Critical Inquiries of Utilitarianism --
The Interplay Between Self-Interest and Utility --
Kant's Ethics --
Good Will --
The Categorical Imperative --
Kant in an Organizational Context --
Critical Inquiries of Kant's Ethics --
Other Nonconsequentialist Perspectives --
Prima Facie Principles --
Assisting Others --
Moral Rights --
Nonconsequentialism in an Organizational Context.

Summary:
Introducing students to important philosophical concepts and principles, this text supplies a social, historical, and philosophical background, and encourages students to grapple with issues that they might not otherwise think about.

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