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Business ethics

  • The Contribution of Fiction to Organizational Ethicsby Michael Schwartz; Howard Harris

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    Stories are essential to any organization. They help organizations define who they are, what they do, and how they do it. In this issue we consider how fiction has questioned the moral rules, and examined such situations, and in doing so how it has contributed to our understanding of organizational ethics. more...

  • The Economics of Values-Based Organisations: An Introductionby Luigino Bruni; Alessandra Smerilli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    This book looks at the governance of values-based organizations (VBOs), which are organizations with a mission and identity based on ideals. Examples of VBOs include non-profit organizations, charities, NGOs, environmental, educational or cultural organizations, and social enterprises. The main objective of any VBO is to evolve and grow without losing... more...

  • Governance Ethicsby Josef Wieland

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book investigates the functioning and effects of moral rules and values as endogenous elements of governance structures when applied to economic and social transactions. The point of departure and framework of this book is Josef Wieland's theory of Ethics of Governance. Its focal point is the governance of the normative aspects of corporations.... more...

  • Der Samurai-Managerby Reinhard Lindner

    Molden Verlag 2014; US$ 28.41

    Intuition war die höchste Kunst der Samurai. Intuition ist auch die höchste Kunst im Management. Viele erfolgreiche japanische Konzerne der ­Gegenwart haben ihren Ursprung in Samurai-Familien. Der wirtschaftliche Aufstieg Japans nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg wird nachweislich dem Geist und den gelebten Werten der Samurai zugeschrieben. Werte... more...

  • Business Ethicsby Joseph W. Weiss

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 69.95

    NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED This is a pragmatic, hands-on, up-to-date guide to determining right and wrong in the business world. Joseph Weiss integrates a stakeholder perspective with an issues-oriented approach so students look at how a business?s actions affect not just share price and profit but the well-being of employees, customers,... more...

  • Wirtschafts- und Unternehmensethikby Peter Michael Bak

    Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 2014; US$ 212.14

    Markt & Moral. Ist die Wirtschaft ein System mit eigenen Gesetzen? Lässt sich wirtschaftliches Handeln und moralisch gutes Handeln überhaupt in Einklang bringen oder ist es ein Widerspruch in sich? Welche Methoden und Konzepte eignen sich zur Umsetzung moralischen Handelns und Entscheidens? In seiner Einführung erläutert der Autor die wichtigsten... more...

  • What Price the Moral High Ground?by Robert H. Frank

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 16.95

    Financial disasters--and stories of the greedy bankers who precipitated them--seem to underscore the idea that self-interest will always trump concerns for the greater good. Indeed, this idea is supported by the prevailing theories in both economics and evolutionary biology. But is it valid? In What Price the Moral High Ground? , economist and... more...

  • Developing a Virtue-Imbued Casuistry for Business Ethicsby Martin Calkins

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Casuistry, Virtue, and Business Ethics brings together three important processes for business ethics: casuistry, virtue ethics, and the business case method. In doing so, it considers the overlap and synergy of casuistry and virtue ethics, the similarities and differences of casuistry and the business case method, and the relationships between emerging... more...

  • The Moral Backgroundby Gabriel Abend

    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...

  • Remaking Ourselves, Enterprise and Societyby G.P. Rao

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Emanating from the belief in innate divinity, basic goodness and intrinsic altruism in human beings, Remaking Ourselves, Enterprise and Society argues that the way out of the present day crises of values is to remake ourselves as human beings. Drawing upon Indian ethos, philosophy and culture, the book offers the Spandan Spectrum of Human Values, and... more...