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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 112.99
In almost every profession, a conflict of interest exists between the push of the organization's goals on the one hand, and the pull of professional standards and values on the other hand. This book aims to identify, describe, and understand these conflicts of interests in a variety of professional fields. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 58.95
Every year in this country, some 10,000 college and university courses are taught in applied ethics. And many professional organizations now have their own codes of ethics. Yet social science has had little impact upon applied ethics. This book promises to change that trend by illustrating how social science can make a contribution to applied ethics.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Many professionals confront ethical issues concerning their proper roles and the manner in which they should carry out those roles. This book is aimed at those studying for entry into the various professions (such as teaching or social work) where ethical questions are commonly faced. It introduces readers to both the techniques and depth of ethical... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 30.99
The concept of "professionalism" has gained everyday resonance in the twenty-first century, especially given recent corporate scandals. However, George Cheney argues, as much as it may be discussed, professionalism has lost much of its broader social and community-related implications, as the trends of careerism, consumerism, and contingent employment... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 34.95
Building on the success of the 2007 original, Dekker revises, enhances and expands his view of just culture for this second edition, additionally tackling the key issue of how justice is created inside organizations. The goal remains the same: to create an environment where learning and accountability are fairly and constructively balanced. The First... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 29.99
Im Mittelpunkt dieser vermögenspsychologischen Studie steht die Intention, die Vermögenden in ihrem Habitus und Verhalten besser kennenzulernen. Die zugrunde liegende Interviewserie wurde in der Schweiz durchgeführt. Sie bietet zahlreiche Erkenntnisse, die durchaus für den gesamten deutschsprachigen Raum von Interesse sind. Von der so genannten standardisierten... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 65.95
Recent debates about uses and abuses of the human body in medicine have highlighted the need for a thorough discussion of the ethics of the uses of bodies, both living and dead. Thorough and comprehensive, this volume explores different views of the significance of the human body and contrasting those which regard it as a commodity or personal possession... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 26.95
Working Ethics sets out an ethical foundation for professionals and for the professions in a modern, culturally complex society. Rowson shows how this ethical framework can enable professionals to work more effectively, earn trust, mutual support and respect, and how it can foster democratic ideals in the workplace and community. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95
Topical and compelling, this volume provides an excellent re-evaluation of the ?best interests? test in the healthcare arena; the ways in which it has developed, the inherent difficulties in its use and its interpretation in legal cases concerning the medical care of children. Comprehensively covering both the English and Scottish position within... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95
Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law argues that the law governing the ending of life in England and Wales is unclear, confused and often contradictory. The book shows that the rules are in competition because the ethical principles underlying the rules are also diverse and conflicting. In mounting his case Richard Huxtable considers some familiar... more...