Business Ethics (9th Edition)


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Shaw’s BUSINESS ETHICS; 9th Edition; (PDF) is a practical and comprehensive guide that will help you with real-life ethical issues that arise in the business world. It will assist you through the process of developing the analytical and critical thinking skills needed to successfully navigate the unique set of problems that emerge when commerce and ethics collide. This ebook; Business Ethics 9e;  focuses on key ethical concepts and emphasizes the real-world importance of critical topics such as major theories of ethics and economic justice; nature of morality; and competing views of capitalism and corporate responsibility. It is flexible; thorough; and designed to bolster student involvement with the material for better comprehension and understanding.

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William H. Shaw


Cengage Learning; 9th edition




512 pages









Table of contents

Table of contents :
Part 1: Moral Philosophy and Business
Ch 1: The Nature of Morality
Learning Objectives
Moral versus Nonmoral Standards
Religion and Morality
Ethical Relativism
Having Moral Principles
Morality and Personal Values
Individual Integrity and Responsibility
Moral Reasoning
Study Corner
Case 1.1: Made in the U.S.A.-Dumped in Brazil, Africa, Iraq . . .
Case 1.2: Loose Money
Case 1.3: Just Drop off the Key, Lee
Case 1.4: The A7D Affair
Ch 2: Normative Theories of Ethics
Learning Objectives
Consequentialist and Nonconsequentialist Theories
Kant’s Ethics
Other Nonconsequentialist Perspectives
Utilitarianism Once More
Moral Decision Making: A Practical Approach
Study Corner
Case 2.1: Hacking into Harvard
Case 2.2: The Ford Pinto
Case 2.3: Blood for Sale
Ch 3: Justice and Economic Distribution
Learning Objectives
The Nature of Justice
The Utilitarian View
The Libertarian Approach
Rawls’s Theory of Justice
Study Corner
Case 3.1: Eminent Domain
Case 3.2: Battling over Bottled Water
Case 3.3: Poverty in America
Part 2: American Business and Its Basis
Ch 4: The Nature of Capitalism
Learning Objectives
Key Features of Capitalism
Two Arguments for Capitalism
Criticisms of Capitalism
Today’s Economic Challenges
Study Corner
Case 4.1: Catastrophe in Bangladesh
Case 4.2: Licensing and Laissez Faire
Case 4.3: One Nation under Walmart
Case 4.4: A New Work Ethic?
Case 4.5: Casino Gambling on Wall Street
Case 4.6: Paying College Athletes
Ch 5: Corporations
Learning Objectives
The Limited-Liability Company
Corporate Moral Agency
Rival Views of Corporate Responsibility
Debating Corporate Responsibility
Institutionalizing Ethics within Corporations
Study Corner
Case 5.1: Yahoo in China
Case 5.2: Drug Dilemmas
Case 5.3: Free Speech or False Advertising?
Case 5.4: Corporations and Religious Faith
Case 5.5: Charity to Scouts?
Case 5.6: Corporate Taxation
Part 3: Business and Society
Ch 6: Consumers
Learning Objectives
Product Safety
Other Areas of Business Responsibility
Deception and Unfairness in Advertising
The Debate over Advertising
Study Corner
Case 6.1: Breast Implants
Case 6.2: Hot Coffee at McDonald’s
Case 6.3: Sniffing Glue Could Snuff Profits
Case 6.4: Closing the Deal
Case 6.5: The Rise and Fall of Four Loko
Ch 7: The Environment
Learning Objectives
Business and Ecology
The Ethics of Environmental Protection
Achieving Our Environmental Goals
Delving Deeper into Environmental Ethics
Study Corner
Case 7.1: Hazardous Homes in Herculaneum
Case 7.2: Poverty and Pollution
Case 7.3: The Fordasaurus
Case 7.4: The Fight over the Redwoods
Case 7.5: Palm Oil and Its Problems
Part 4: The Organization and the People in It
Ch 8: The Workplace (1): Basic Issues
Learning Objectives
Civil Liberties in the Workplace
Discipline and Discharge
Labor Unions
Study Corner
Case 8.1: AIDS in the Workplace
Case 8.2: Web Porn at Work
Case 8.3: Speaking Out about Malt
Case 8.4: Have Gun, Will Travel . . . to Work
Case 8.5: Union Discrimination
Ch 9: The Workplace (2): Today’s Challenges
Learning Objectives
Organizational Influence in Private Lives
Testing and Monitoring
Working Conditions
Redesigning Work
Study Corner
Case 9.1: Unprofessional Conduct?
Case 9.2: Testing for Honesty
Case 9.3: She Snoops to Conquer
Case 9.4: Protecting the Unborn at Work
Case 9.5: Swedish Daddies
Ch 10: Moral Choices Facing Employees
Learning Objectives
Obligations to the Firm
Abuse of Official Position
Bribes and Kickbacks
Gifts and Entertainment
Conflicting Obligations
Self-Interest and Moral Obligation
Study Corner
Case 10.1: Changing Jobs and Changing Loyalties
Case 10.2: Conflicting Perspectives on Conflicts of Interest
Case 10.3: Inside Traders or Astute Observers?
Case 10.4: The Housing Allowance
Case 10.5: Ethically Dubious Conduct
Ch 11: Job Discrimination
Learning Objectives
The Meaning of Job Discrimination
Evidence of Discrimination
Affirmative Action: The Legal Context
Affirmative Action: The Moral Issues
Comparable Worth
Sexual Harassment
Study Corner
Case 11.1: Minority Set-Asides
Case 11.2: Hoop Dreams
Case 11.3: Raising the Ante
Case 11.4: Consenting to Sexual Harassment
Case 11.5: Facial Discrimination
Suggestions for Further Reading

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