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Published: 25 March 2010

648 Pages | 80 figures; 12 colour photographs


ISBN: 9780199564330

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Business Ethics

Managing corporate citizenship and sustainability in the age of globalization

Third Edition

Andrew Crane and Dirk Matten

  • An award-winning textbook, written by two of the world's leading experts on business ethics
  • Covers the topics of globalization, sustainability and corporate citizenship throughout the text as a whole, enabling students to see how issues are treated when embedded in the context of business ethics
  • Offers a truly global perspective on business ethics that offers a refreshing alternative in a market dominated by American texts. Crane & Matten therefore provides relevant examples that students are able to relate to and demonstrates how business ethics applies to a real variety of organizations
  • Includes excellent case studies and unique pedagogical features that really show how theory relates to real life practice, including 'Ethics on Screen', 'Ethics Online' and 'Ethics in Action'
  • Offers a clear, easy-to-follow structure based around core business ethics themes and distinct stakeholder applications
  • Includes a comprehensive set of web resources for both instructors and students, including the Crane and Matten blog - a unique opportunity for ongoing interactive exchange with the authors.
  • Accessible style and easy-to-follow narrative, ensuring the text is engaging for students new to the subject

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated and revised cases and vignettes throughout, including features on BP, Cadbury, Diageo, Greenpeace, McDonald's, Siemens, and the microfinance industry.
  • Fully integrated global perspectives on business ethics, including increased coverage of theories and problems related to Asia, Africa and Latin America
  • New pedagogical feature 'Ethics online' provides insight into the use of social media and online tools for understanding and participating in business ethics.
  • Extensive content from Ethical Corporation Magazine featured to demonstrate the latest real life issues in global business ethics, including private military companies in the Middle East, black economic empowerment in South Africa, fraud in India, and Islamic finance in the UK.
  • New digital resources including short responses to the 'Think Theory' features in the textbook; trailers of films featured in the 'Ethics on Screen' boxes; and 'Case Bank'
  • Expanded coverage of key global business ethics issues, including climate change, poverty, water, financial markets, private equity and global religions.

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