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Author Ferrell, O. C.

Title Business ethics : ethical decision making and cases / O.C. Ferrell, John Fraedrich, Linda Ferrell
Edition Fifth edition
Published Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin ; London : Hi Marketing, [2002]


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 MELB  174.4 Fer/Bee 2002  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 444 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Part One. Understanding ethical decision making. 1. An overview of business ethics -- 2. Ethical issues in business -- 3. Applying moral philosophies to business ethics -- 4. Social resonsibility -- 5. A framework for understanding ethical decision making in business -- 6. Organizational culture and ethical decision making -- 7. Organizational relationships and conflicts in ethical decision making -- 8. Development of an effective ethics program -- 9. Business ethics in a global economy -- 10. Business ethics and organizational performance. Part Two. Case 1. Hershey Foods' conflict with R.E.M. Case 2. SPAM versus Muppets. Case 3. Firestone's tire recall. Case 4. Sumbeam Corporation and "Chainsaw Al". Case 5. Napster: The debate over copyright infringement. Case 6. Dow Corning's breast implants. Case 7. Mitsubishi: Sexual harassment in the workplace. Case 8. Tobacco under fire: advertising a harmful product. Case 9. Ben & Jerry's homemade: social responsibility and growth. Case 10. The wrech of the Exxon Valdez. Case 11. Archer Daniels Midland Company: THe costs of price fixing. Case 12. Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation. Case 13. Microsoft and the U.S. Government. Case 14. The straying of Astra USA. Case 15. Mattel, Inc.: The serious business of toys. Appendix A: Association and industry codes of ethics. Appendix B: Company Codes of Ethics
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [420]-432) and index
Subject Business ethics.
Business ethics -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Author Fraedrich, John.
Ferrell, Linda.
LC no. 2001131492
ISBN 0618124144 paperback