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Markets, Ethics, and Business Ethics

By Steve Scalet

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Sep 25, 2013

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Promotes a deeper understanding of markets, corporate responsibility and business ethics

 

Markets, Ethics, and Business Ethics provides an introductory discussion on basic, challenging concepts of business ethics: markets, property rights, law, and corporations.This title presents a balance of institutional perspectives and the concrete decisions people make within those institutions. The text studies the rules and incentives of a business system as well as the ethical decisions that people confront within their roles as consumers, investors, managers, owners, employees, and citizens.

 

Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Introduction: The Approach of the Book, Chapter Previews, A Primer on Ethics

I. BASIC CONCEPTS

Chapter 1. Markets

Chapter 2. The Nature of Property

Chapter 3. Property Rights, Markets, and Law

II. CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

Chapter 4. The Stockholder View of Corporate Responsibility

Chapter 5. The Stakeholder View of Corporate Responsibility

III. EFFICIENCY AND WELFARE: THE MOST COMMON ETHICAL GUIDES IN BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Chapter 6. Efficiency and Welfare

Chapter 7. Public Goods and the Utilitarian Tradition

Chapter 8. The Invisible Hand: Assessing the Dance Between Ethics, Incentives, Chapter 9. Institutions

IV. ETHICS AND BEYOND EFFICIENCY 

Chapter 10. Freedom 

Chapter 11. Rights 

Chapter 12. Equality 

Chapter 13. What People Deserve

Chapter 14. Relationships and Character

Chapter 15. Community and the Common Good

V. THE POINT OF ETHICS

Chapter 16. The Value of An Ethical Life

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