Ethics at Work
Basic Readings in Business Ethics
Edited by William H. Shaw
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Ethics at Work by William H. Shaw
Book DescriptionA unique and compact collection, Ethics at Work: Basic Readings in Business Ethics is an ideal text for courses in business ethics, business and society, or applied ethics. Bringing together eleven essays by prominent authors, it features some of the best work in the field and addresses important and provocative issues. The essays represent diverse ethical and philosophical orientations and have been edited and abridged to make them more accessible to students. The book opens with two introductory readings that discuss the role of ethics in business, the relevance and importance of studying business ethics, and the basic moral responsibilities of businesspeople. The following nine essays examine various controversial moral issues in business, including corporate downsizing; overseas sweatshops; bribery; whistleblowing; drug testing; deception in sales; manipulative advertising; insider trading; and our environmental responsibilities. Students will find interesting connections and illuminating relationships between the contributors' arguments. The readings are preceded by short introductions and study questions and followed by review questions and suggestions for further reading.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195139426
(209mm x 140mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author William H. Shaw
Ethics, Paperback (August 2005)
G E Moore's 1912 work "Ethics" contained detailed discussions of utilitarianism, free will, and the objectivity of moral judgements. This edition includes Moore's essay "The Nature of Moral Philosophy" as well as editorial notes, an introduction, and a guide to further reading.
Contemporary Ethics, Paperback (November 1998)» View all books by William H. Shaw
Presupposing little or no familiarity with ethics, this book provides students with a sympathetic but critical guide to utilitarianism, explaining its different forms and exploring the debates it has spawned. It also leads students through a number of issues in contemporary ethics.
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