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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50
In recent years, many disciplines have become interested in the scientific study of morality. However, a conceptual framework for this work is still lacking. In The Moral Background , Gabriel Abend develops just such a framework and uses it to investigate the history of business ethics in the United States from the 1850s to the 1930s. According... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95
Auditors' independence has been called into question in the light of their being complicit in some of the corporate misbehaviour exposed in recent years. Here, the author examines the historical role of auditing in corporate governance and the regulatory context. He sets the function within a theoretical framework and then provides empirical analysis... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 29.95
This key text examines ethical concerns arising at different stages of professional development in social work and offers guidelines to overcoming them. Practice pointers equip practitioners with the skills and knowledge to move beyond professional codes and work to a broader set of values. more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 9.99
The first in-depth look at Lance Armstrong's doping scandal, the phenomenal business success built on the back of fraud, and the greatest conspiracy in the history of sports Lance Armstrong won a record-smashing seven Tours de France after staring down cancer, and in the process became an international symbol of resilience and courage. In... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2006; US$ 16.95
How do you build the kind of company you've always wanted to work in--one that serves people and the planet while being financially successful, too? What do you do when you believe that business should serve the common good, but everyday business pressures--meeting payroll, battling competition, keeping customers and investors happy--are at a fever... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 30.95
Economics is unavoidably central to any attempt to improve our quality of life, but most people do not know why, or how to question its underlying assumptions. The Skeptical Economist rejects the story told by other popular economics books. Responding to Western malaise about quality of life, and a growing curiosity about economics and its relevance... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2005; US$ 37.50
"If you ever wondered what has happened to all of the guiding principals of individualism and democracy in this era of great corporations The Civilized Market is a joy. Ivan Alexander tells a wonderful story and weaves together strands of tradition and practice that are pleasurable and startling. All who are interested in the role of business in... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95
An integrity system is an integrated assemblage of institutional mechanisms, the purpose of which is the prevention and reduction of ethical misconduct and the promotion of ethical health in institutions, organizations, occupations and the like. This book analyses, describes and demonstrates the value of well-designed integrity systems for efficient,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
Professionals are a growing group in China and increasingly make their presence felt in governance and civil society. At the same time, however, professionals in the West are under increasing pressure from commercialism or scepticism about their ability to rise above self-interest. ? This book focuses on professionals in China and asks whether... more...