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Stakeholder theory and organizational ethics

Author: Phillips, Robert Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2003.Language: EnglishDescription: 200 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1576752682Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Stakeholder Theory and Organizational Ethics Contents Foreword Preface Chapter 1 Stakeholder Theory and Organizational Dogma Stakeholder Theory 3 Chapter 2: The Limits of Stakeholder Theory 6 Chapter 3: Why Organizational Ethics? 6 Chapter 4: Stakeholder Theory and Its Critics 7 Chapter 5: A Principle of Stakeholder Fairness 9 Chapter 6: Stakeholder Legitimacy 10 Chapter 7: Stakeholder Identity 10 Chapter 8: Stakeholder Theory in Practice 11 v viii 1 Chapter 2 The Limits of Stakeholder Theory 13 What Stakeholder Theory Is 15 Critical Distortions: Straw-Persons and Evil Genies 17 Friendly Misinterpretations 31 Conclusion 39 Chapter 3 Why Organizational Ethics? Why a Theory of Organizational Ethics? 41 Limitations of Political Theory for Organizations 43 Limitations of Moral Philosophy for Organizations 53 Toward an Ethics of Organizations 56 Conclusion 61 40 Chapter 4 Stakeholder Theory and Its Critics Stakeholder Distinctions 66 Stakeholders, Agency Theory, and Fiduciary Duties 69 Stakeholder Theory and the Place of Fairness 80 Conclusion 83 62 Chapter 5 A Principle of Stakeholder Fairness A Principle of Fairness 85 Obligations 94 Defending Fairness 96 Fairness and Consent 99 Fairness and Integrative Social Contracts Theory 100 On the Question of Justification 107 Discourse Ethics and the Content of Stakeholder Obligations 109 Stakeholder as Analytic to Business 115 Conclusion 116 85 Chapter 6 Stakeholder Legitimacy Legitimacy in Stakeholder Theory 120 Legitimacy in Stakeholder Research: Normative and Derivative Perspectives 123 Legitimacy in Practice 131 119 Chapter 7 Stakeholder Identity The Natural Environment as a Stakeholder 136 Problems with the Natural Environment as a Stakeholder 139 The Natural Environment and Community Stakeholders 143 Social Activists as Stakeholders 146 Activist Groups and Civil Disobedience 149 Civil Disobedience and Stakeholder Theory 151 Conclusion 152 135 Chapter 8 Stakeholder Theory in Practice 155 Why Should Managers Pay Attention to Stakeholders? 156 Who Are an Organization's Stakeholders and What Is the Basis for Their Legitimacy? 157 What Do Stakeholders Want? 159 How Should Managers Prioritize among Stakeholders? 160 Are the Ethics of Business Different from Everyday Ethics? 162 Stakeholder Best Practice 164 Other Challenges to Stakeholder Theory 164 Notes Bibliography Index About the Author 168 180 191 199

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