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Business Ethics

Managing Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability in the Age of Globalization

Fourth Edition

Andrew Crane and Dirk Matten

Publication Date - September 2016

ISBN: 9780199697311

614 pages
Paperback
9.7 x 7.4 inches

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Retail Price to Students: $81.95

Explores the three ethical challenges that businesses face: globalization, sustainability, and corporate citizenship

Description

The fourth edition of Business Ethics: Managing Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability in the Age of Globalization explores the three major challenges that businesses face when making ethical decisions: globalization, sustainability, and corporate citizenship.

Authors Andrew Crane and Dirk Matten provide a truly global approach with a strong European perspective and examples from emerging economies around the world. The text's accessible style and easy-to-follow narrative ensure that it will engage students.

Business Ethics, Fourth Edition, features excellent case studies and unique pedagogical features that show how theory relates to real-life practice. It also focuses on building student skills through in-text features like "Skill Checks," "Think Theory" boxes, and "Key Concept" boxes.

About the Author(s)

Andrew Crane is George R. Gardiner Professor of Business Ethics and Director of the Centre of Excellence in Responsible Business at the Schulich School of Business at York University. His work has been published in many journals including the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, and Organization Studies.

Dirk Matten is Hewlett-Packard Chair in Corporate Social Responsibility at the Schulich School of Business at York University. His work has been published in leading journals like the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, and Organization Studies.

Table of Contents

    Understanding Business Ethics
    1. Introducing Business Ethics
    2. Framing Business Ethics: Corporate Responsibility, Stakeholders, and Citizenship
    3. Evaluating Business Ethics: Normative Ethical Theories
    4. Making Decisions in Business Ethics: Descriptive Ethical Theories
    5. Managing Business Ethics: Tools and Techniques of Business Ethics Management
    Contextualizing Business Ethics
    6. Shareholders and Business Ethics
    7. Employees and Business Ethics
    8. Consumers and Business Ethics
    9. Suppliers, Competitors, and Business Ethics
    10. Civil Society and Business Ethics
    11. Government, Regulation, and Business Ethics
    12. Conclusions and Future Perspectives

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