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Business ethics: the big picture

Contributor(s): Vopat, Mark C [Editor] | Tomhave, Alan [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Peterborough Broadview Press 2018Description: 409 p.: ill. Includes references.ISBN: 9781554814305.Subject(s): Business - Philosophy | Business ethics | PhilosophyDDC classification: 174.4 Summary: Business Ethics: The Big Picture asks students to focus on the assumptions underlying the activity of the business. Why does society provide special protections for businesses? What is the purpose of a corporation? What do businesses owe society? And are there some things that shouldn’t be distributed by the free market? These questions are addressed through classic readings from such central figures as Adam Smith and Karl Marx, in addition to contemporary selections from Milton Friedman, R. Edward Freeman, Debra Satz, and others. A number of compelling real-world case studies are also included. https://broadviewpress.com/product/business-ethics-the-big-picture/#tab-description
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Table of content

Introduction
I. FOUNDATIONS
II. THE NATURE OF BUSINESS
III. THE CONDUCT OF BUSINESS
IV. BUSINESS, THE INDIVIDUAL, AND SOCIETY
V. CASE STUDIES
Permissions
Acknowledgments

Business Ethics: The Big Picture asks students to focus on the assumptions underlying the activity of the business. Why does society provide special protections for businesses? What is the purpose of a corporation? What do businesses owe society? And are there some things that shouldn’t be distributed by the free market? These questions are addressed through classic readings from such central figures as Adam Smith and Karl Marx, in addition to contemporary selections from Milton Friedman, R. Edward Freeman, Debra Satz, and others. A number of compelling real-world case studies are also included.

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