Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting: The Routledge Companion to Business Ethics

Editors: Heath, Eugene, Kaldis, Byron and Marcoux, Alexei
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 978-1-13-878956-2
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Business
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2021
Table of Contents

This Companion provides a novel overview of the discipline of business ethics, covering the major areas of the field as well as new and emerging topics.

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Table of Contents

  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • List of contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction - Eugene Heath, Byron Kaldis and Alexei Marcoux
  • Part I: The discipline of business ethics
  • Preface
  • 1. The history of business ethics - Bernard Mees
  • 2. Theorists and philosophers on business ethics - George Bragues
  • 3. Theory and method in business ethics - Nicholas Capaldi
  • 4. Teaching business ethics: current practice and future directions - Darin Gates, Bradley R. Agle, and Richard N. Williams
  • Part II: Moral philosophy and business: foundational theories
  • Preface
  • 5. Consequentialism and non-consequentialism - Andrew Gustafson
  • 6. Social contract theories - Pedro Francés-Gómez
  • 7. Can profit seekers be virtuous? - Michael C. Munger and Daniel C. Russell
  • 8. Feminist ethics and business ethics: redefining landscapes of learning - Ming Lim
  • 9. Business ethics and religious belief - Kenneth J. Barnes
  • Part III: Business ethics theories
  • Preface
  • 10. Social responsibility - Florian Wettstein
  • 11. Stakeholder thinking - Kenneth E. Goodpaster
  • 12. Integrative Economic Ethics: concept and critique - Alexander Lorch and Thomas Beschorner
  • Part IV: Conceptual considerations
  • Preface
  • 13. What is business? - William Kline
  • 14. The corporation: genesis, identity, agency - Gordon G. Sollars
  • 15. Alternative business organizations and social enterprise - Dana Brakman Reiser
  • 16. The ethics of entrepreneurship - Christian Lautermann and Kim Oliver Tokarski
  • 17. The contribution of economics to business ethics - Joseph Heath
  • Part V: Economic institutions: operations and effects
  • Preface
  • 18. Property and business - Bas van der Vossen
  • 19. Creativity, innovation, and the production of wealth - Knut Sogner
  • 20. Money and finance: ethical considerations - Antonio Argandoña
  • 21. Regulation, rent seeking, and business ethics - Christel Koop and John Meadowcroft
  • 22. Business, nature, and environmental sustainability - Joseph DesJardins
  • 23. The economic crisis: causes and considerations - Randall G. Holcombe
  • Part VI: Roles and responsibilities within the firm
  • Preface
  • 24. Corporate governance - Ann K. Buchholtz
  • 25. Leadership and business ethics: are leaders wolves for business ethics? - Valérie Petit and Sarah E. Saint-Michel
  • 26. Theoretical issues in management ethics - Joseph A. Petrick
  • 27. The ethics of managers and employees - Linda Klebe Treviño
  • 28. Employee ethics and rights - Jeffrey Moriarty
  • 29. Exploitation and labor - Benjamin Ferguson
  • 30. Ethical issues in marketing, advertising, and sales - Minette Drumwright
  • 31. The accounting profession, the public interest, and human rights - Ken McPhail
  • Part VII: Multinational corporations and globalization
  • Preface
  • 32. The globalization of business ethics - Kirk O. Hanson
  • 33. Cross-cultural management ethics in multinational commerce - Terence Jackson
  • 34. Corruption, bribery, and moral norms across national boundaries - Wesley Cragg
  • Part VIII: Business ethics across the globe
  • Preface
  • 35. Business ethics in China - Yuqiao Xiang
  • 36. Business ethics in South Asia: Gandhian trusteeship and its relevance for the twenty-first century - S. Ramakrishna Velamuri
  • 37. Business ethics in Africa - Minka Woermann
  • 38. Business ethics in Latin America - Álvaro E. Pezoa
  • 39. Business ethics in transition: communism to commerce in Central Europe and Russia - Rodica Milena Zaharia