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Case Studies in Business Ethics, 6th edition

  • Al Gini
  • Alexei M. Marcoux

Published by Pearson (February 21st 2008) - Copyright © 2009

6th edition

Case Studies in Business Ethics

ISBN-13: 9780132424325

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Overview

For Business Ethics courses.

 

This collection of quality cases and essays on business ethics addresses some of the most pertinent ethical issues in today's business environment. It goes well beyond matters of fraud and public relations to consider standards of professionalism, corporate decision-making structure, the interface between ethical theory and economic practice.

Table of contents

Complete Table of Contents:

 

Introduction

 Ethics, Business, and Business Ethics

Al Gini, Alexei Marcoux

 

 

 

                          Section One                           

Business or Ethics

 

Essay

Is Business Bluffing Ethical?

Albert Z. Carr

 

Case Study

The Parable of the Sadhu

Bowen H. McCoy

 

Case Study

Into the Mouth of Babes

James Traub

 

Case Study

Tylenol’s Rebound

Carl Cannon

 

                Section Two               

Truth-Telling and Communication

 

Case Study

Whistleblowing and Employee Loyalty

Ronald Duska

 

Case Study

Some Paradoxes of Whistleblowing

Michael Davis

 

Case Study

Baxter International and the Dialyzer Crisis

Julie A. Davis

 

Case Study

Shoe Sales

Thomas L. Carson

 

Case Study

The Job Negotiation

Michael A. Santoro

 

Case Study

Volvo’s Crushing Blow

Ronald M. Green

 

 

                        Section Three                         

The Ad-Cult and Marketing

 

Essay

Is Marketing Ethics an Oxymoron?
Philip Kotler

 

Essay

The Dependence Effect

John Kenneth Galbraith

 

Case Study

Everyquest®: Entertainment or Addiction

Judith W. Spain and Gina Vega

 

Case Study

Vioxx

Ronald M. Green

 

Case Study

Uptown, Dakota, and PowerMaster

N. Craig Smith

 

Case Study

The Case of the Contested Firearms

George Brenkeri

 

                Section Four               

Everything Old to New Again

 

Case Study

The Fall of Michael Milken

O. C. Ferrell and John Fraedrich

 

Case Study

Enron: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly

Denis Collins

 

Case Study

Kozlowski’s Tyco—I Am the Company!

Denis Collins

 

Case Study

The Parmalat Affair: Europe’s Largest Bankruptcy Scandal

Peter Madsen and Antonino Vaccaro

 

Case Study

The Good Old Boys at WorldCom

Dennis Moberg and Edward Romar

 

Case Study

The Ford Pinto

W. Michael Hoffman


 

 

    Section Five   

Corporations and Businesses, Large and Small

 

Case Study

Sears Auto Shock

Ronald M. Green

 

Case Study

The New Year’s Eve Crisis

William Naumes and Margaret J. Naumes

 

Case Study

The Wal-Mart Way

                        Edward C. Brewer

 

Case Study

Who Should Pay?

Manuel G. Velasquez

 

Case Study

Selling your Sole at Birkenstock

Michael Lewis

 

Case Study

A. H. Robins: The Dalkon Shield

Al Gini and T. Sullivan

 

 

                             Section Six                             

The Global Marketplace

 

Essay

Sweatshops and Respect for Persons

Denis G. Arnold and Norman E. Bowle

 

Essay

The Great Non-Debate over International Sweatshops

Ian Maitland

 

Case Study

Big Blue in Argentina

Miguel Alzola

 

Case Study

Ellen Moore: Living and Working in Bahrain

Gail Ellement and Martha Maznevski

 

Case Study

Nike’s Suppliers in Vietnam

Sahsa Lyutse

 

Case Study

Chrysler and Gao Feng: Corporate Responsibility for Religious and Political Freedom in China

Michael A. Santoro

 

Case Study

H. B. Fuller in Honduras

John Boatright

 

 

                         Section Seven                        

Women in the Workplace

 

Essay

Women in the Workplace

Al Gini

 

Essay

Management Women and the New Facts of Life

Felice N. Schwartz

 

Essay

Homeward Bound

            Linda Hirshman

 

Essay

Where Are the Women?

Linda Tischler

 

Essay

How Women Are Changing Corporate America

Yoji Cole

 

Essay

How Corporate America Is Betraying Women

Betsy Morris

 

Case Study

Gender Issues at Your House

John Hasnas

 

Case Study

Worth the Effort?

Raymond S. Pfeiffer and Ralph R. Forsberg

 

 

                        Section Eight                         

Diversity in the Workplace

 

Essay

Racism in the Workplace

Aaron Bernstein

 

Case Study

Texaco: The Jelly Bean Diversity Fiasco

Marianne M. Jennings

 

Case Study

Denny’s

Ronald M. Green

 

Case Study

Management Dilemma

Fred E. Schuster

 

Case Study

Keeping It Real

Patricia S. Parker

 

Case Study

Sexual Discrimination at Eastern Airlines?

Al Gini

 

                            Section Nine                          

Business and the Environment

 

Case Study

Save the Turtles

Rogene A. Buchholz

 

Case Study

Edible Carpets, Anyone?! Interface Corporation, a Sustainable Business

Joe DesJardins and Janalle Aaron

 

Case Study

Texaco in the Ecuadorean Amazon

Denis G. Arnold

 

Case Study

The Fight over the Redwoods

William H. Shaw

 

The New Market Opportunity

Manuel G. Velasquez

 

 

                Section Ten                

Internet Ethics and Electronic Commerce

 

Case Study

Cyberethics: Seven Short Cases

Richard A. Spinello and Herman T. Tavani

 

Case Study

E-Mail Policy at Johnson & Dresser

Richard A. Spinello

 

Essay

       Reckonings: What Price Fairness?

Paul Krugman

 

Essay

Much Ado About Price Discrimination

Alexei M. Marcoux

 

Essay

“Snipers” Draw Ire of Auction Site Fans

Doug Bedell

 

Essay

Snipers, Stalkers, and Nibblers: Online Auction Business Ethics

Alexei M. Marcoux

 

 

                                                Section Eleven                                               

Leadership

 

Essay

Leadership: An Overview

Al Gini

 

Essay

The Call of Leaders

Gary Wills

 

Essay

Ethics: Take It from the Top

Maynard M. Dolecheck and Carolyn C. Dolecheck

 

Essay

Ways Women Lead

Judy B. Rosener

 

Essay

Moral Mazes: Bureaucracy and Managerial Work

Robert Jackall

 

Essay

Not a Fool, Not a Saint

Thomas Teal

 

Essay

Malden Mills: When Being A Good Company Isn’t Good Enough

Al Gini and Alexei M. Marcoux

 

Case Study

Merck and Roy Vagelus: The Value of Lenders

Joanne B. Ciulla

 

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