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Ethical theory and business

Author: Beauchamp, Tom L. ; Bowie, Norman E.Publisher: Prentice Hall, 2008.Edition: 8th ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 734 p.ISBN: 0136126022Type of document: Book
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Contents Ethical theory and business Ethical theory and business PREFACE xiv Chapter 1 ETHICAL THEORY AND BUSINESS PRACTICE 1 INTRODUCTION 1 F'UNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND PROBLEMS 1 Morality and Ethical Theory 1 Morality and Prudence 3 Morality and Law 4 The Rule of Conscience 6 Approaches to the Study of Morality and Ethical Theory Relativism and Objectivity of Belief 8 Moral Disagreements 11 The Problem of Egoism 13 7 NORMATIVE ETHICAL THEORY 18 Utilitarian Theories 18 Kantian Ethics 23 Contemporary Challenges to the Dominant Theories Rights Theories 30 Virtue Ethics 33 Common-Morality Theories 35 30 A Prologue to Theories of Justice The Moral Point of View 39 38 Chapter 2 THE PURPOSE OF THE CORPORATION 45 INTRODUCTION 45 STOCKHOLDER MANAGEMENT VERSUS STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT Milton Friedman, The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits 51 R Edward Freeman, Managing for Stakeholders 56 John R Boatright, What's Wrong-and What's Right-with Stakeholder Management 69 WayneE Cascio, Decency Means More than "Always Low Prices": A Comparison of Costco to Wal-Mart's Sam's Clubn 80 LEGAL PERSPECTIVES Michigan Supreme Court, Dodge v. Ford Motor Co. 90 Supreme Court of New Jersey, A. I? Smith Manufacturing Co. v. Barlow 92 Johnson andJohnson: Our Credo 94 CASES Case I : The NYSEG Corporate Responsibility Program 95 Case 2: Outsourcing at Any Cost? Do Corporations Ever Have a Moral Obligation Not to Outsource? 98 Case 3: Merck and River Blindness 101 Case 4: H. B. Fuller in Honduras: Street Children and Substance Abuse 102 Case 5: From Tension to Cooperative Dialogue: Holcim 104 Suggested Supplementary Readings 106 Chapter 3 ETHICAL TREATMENT OF EMPLOYEES 107 INTRODUCTION 107 THE HIRING AND FIRING OF EMPLOYEES Patricia H . Werhane and TaraJ Radin, Employment at Will and Due Process Richard A. Epstein, In Defense of the Contract at Will 121 113 OCCUPATIONAL RlSK Ruth R Faden and Tom L. Beauchamp, The Right to Risk Information and the Right to Refuse Workplace Hazards 129 John R Boatright, Occupational Health and Safety 136 WHISTLE-BLOWING Michael Davis, Some Paradoxes of Whistle-Blowing 147 .Ronald Duska, Whistle-Blowingand Employee Loyalty 155 LEGAL PERSPECTIVES Superior Court of New Jersey, Warthen v. Toms River Community Memorial Hospital 159 United States Supreme Court, Automobile Workers v.Johnson Controls Inc. 164 Superior Court of New Jersey, Potter v. Village Bank of New Jersqy 1 67 CASES Case 1: o f f - ~ u t y smokihg i71 Case 2: Fired for Drinking the Wrong Brand of Beer 172 Case 3: Exposing Workers to Plutonium 172 Case 4: BP Workers Ill-Trained for Dangers 173 Case 5: Roger Boisjoly and the Challenger Disaster: Disloyal Employee or Courageous Whistle-Blower? 175 Case 6: The Reluctant Security Guard 177 Case 7: A Matter of Principle 180 Suggested Supplementary Readings 181 Chapter 4 DIVERSITY, DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE 184 INTRODUCTION 184 DIVERSITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION Tom L. Beauchamp, Affirmative Action Goals in Hiring and Promotion N. Scott Arnold, Affmmative Action and the Demands of Justice 202 James P Sterba, A Defense of Diversity Affirmative Action 212 George S h e Diversity 219 194 SEXUAL HARASSMENT Larry May, Sexual Harassment and Solidarity 227 Jazmie Leeser and William Ollonohue, Normative Issues in Defining Sexual Harassment 236 Chapter 7 ETHICAL ISSUES REGARDING EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES 423 INTRODUCTION 423 INFORMATION AND THE WORLD WIDE WEB Deborah C.Johnson, Privacy 428 JeJfq D. Smith, Internet Content Providers and Complicity in Human Rights Abuse 442 Richard T De G e q e , Intellectual Property and the Information Age 455 PHARMACEUTICAL PATENTS Richard ':De George, Intellectual Property and Pharmaceutical Drugs: An Ethical I Analysis 465 Patricia H. Werhane and Michael E. Goman, Intellectual Property Rights, Moral Imagination, and Access to Life-Enhancing Drugs 477 LEGAL PERSPECTIVES United States Supreme Court, S o y Gorp. v. Universal City Studios Inc. 486 United States District Court for the Northern District of California, AandM Records v. Napster 491 World Trade Organization, Agreement on Trade-RelatedAspects of Intelkctual Proper9 Rights 498 World Trade Organization, Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health 501 CASES Case 1: Privacy Pressures: The Use of Web Bugs at Homeconnection Case 2: Spiders at the Auction 504 Case 3: Ditto.com 505 Case 4: Patents and the African AIDS Epidemic 507 Case 5: Aventis: Partnerships for Health 509 502 Suggested SuPplementary Readings 5.10 Chapter Eight ETHICAL ISSUES REGARDING THE NATURAL ENVIROMENT 512 INTRODUCTION 512 BUSINESS AND ENVIRONMENTAL OBLIGATIONS N m a n E. Bowie, Morality, Money and Motor Cars 516 Denis C. Arnold and Keith Bustos, Business, Ethics, and Global Climate Change 523 Joseph DesJardins, Sustainability: Business's New Environmental Obligation 533 Dennis R Coohy, Genetically Modified Organisms and Business Duties 541 LEGAL PERSPECTIVES United States Supreme Court, United States, Petitionq v. Best Foods et al. 547 United States Supreme Court, Christint Todd Whitman, Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency et al., Petitioners, v. American Trucking Associations, Inc., et al. 550 CASES Case 1: Royal Caribbean: Exotic Promises and Toxic Waters 553 Case 2: Texaco in the Ecuadorean Amazon 555 Case 3: BP: Beyond Petroleum Spills? 558 Case 4: Maintaining a Seat at the Table: The Shell Group 562 Case 5: Interface Corporation and Sustainable Business 565 Case 6: Monsanto's Roundup Ready Wheat 566 Suggested Supplernentaly Readings 569 Chapter 9 ETHICAL ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 571 INTRODUCTION 571 UNIVERSALISM, RELATIVISM, AND HUMAN RIGHTS Norman E. Bozuie, Relativism and the Moral Obligations of Multinational Corporations 577 Denis G. Arnold, The Human Rights Obligations of Multinational Corporations 583 Patricia H. Werhane, Exporting Mental Models: Global Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century 590 SWEATSHOPS AND BRIBERY Ian Maitland, The Great Non-Debate over International Sweatshops 597 Denis G. Arnold and Norman E. Bowie, Sweatshops and Respect for Persons 608 David Hess and Thomas Dunfee, Taking Responsibility for Bribery: The Multinational Corporation's Role in Combating Corruption 624 LEGAL PERSPECTIVES Supreme Court of Texas, Dow Chemical Company and Shell Oil Company v. Domingo Castro AYam et al. 633 United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Doe 1 v. Unocal 638 United Nations, Draft Norms on the Responsibilities of Transnational Colgorations and Other Business Enterpterptses Regard to Human Rights (2003) 644 with United Nations, Global Compact 647 CASES Case 1: Foreign Assignment 648 Case 2: Facilitation or Bribery: Cultural and Ethical Disparities 650 Case 3: Chrysler and Gao Feng: Corporate Responsibility for Religious and Political Freedom in China 651 Case 4: Should Wal-Mart Do More?: A Case Study in Global Supply Chain Ethics 653 Case 5: adidas: Application of Standards of Engagement to Child Labor Dilemma 657 Case 6: Tackling HIV/AIDS: Unilever Tea Kenya 661 Suggested Supphentary Readings 663 Chapter 10 SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE 665 INTRODUCTION 665 John Rawls, An Egalitarian Theory ofJustice 674 Robert Nozick, The Entitlement Theory 682 Peter Singer, Rich and Poor 686 COMPENSATION Jefl;sl Mon'arty, Do CEOs Get Paid Too Much? 692 GLOBALJUSTICE Martin Woand Why Globalization Works 702 Thomas Pogge, Priorities of Global Justice 712 LEGAL PERSPECTIVE United Nations, Universal Declaration o Human Rights 722 f CASES Case 1: Sapora's Patriarchical Society 725 Case 2: Cocaine at the Fortune 500 Level 726 Case 3: CEO Compensation at Qwest 728 Case 4: Wages of Failure: The Ethics of Executive Compensation Case 5: Covering the Costs of Health Care 731 Suggested Supplementary Readings 729 732

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