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Author Pratley, Peter.

Title The essence of business ethics / Peter Pratley
Published London ; New York : Prentice Hall, 1995

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Description xiv, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Prentice Hall essence of management series
Essence of management series.
Contents 1. The nature and purpose of ethical reflection -- 2. Business ethics: mediating between moral demands and interest -- 3. Moral responsibility in general -- 4. Moral responsibility in the business sphere -- 5. What is in it for all parties concerned? -- 6. Is this policy decent, right and just? -- 7. Does this policy foster desirable skills?
Summary What is business ethics? How can we mediate between private interests and moral demands? What are the moral core responsibilities in quality management? What is enlightened egoism and why is it one of the best ethical theories for business? The Essence of Business Ethics is an invaluable reference source for MBA students and managers, whether on a short course or as a reference work for the bookshelf. It is intended to focus upon the core of the subject and is an ideal summary for undergraduates, postgraduates, other students and aspiring managers wishing to improve their knowledge and skills
Notes Contents: 1. The nature and purpose of ethical reflection -- 2. Business ethics: mediating between moral demands and interest -- 3. Moral responsibility in general -- 4. Moral responsibility in the business sphere -- 5. What is in it for all parties concerned? -- 6. Is this policy decent, right and just? -- 7. Does this policy foster desirable skills?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Business ethics.
Social responsibility of business.
LC no. 95006669
ISBN 0133565440 (paperback)