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.
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Upon completing this book, readers should be able to:
- Assess arguments that respond to each other by either criticizing what has gone before or by developing themes in alternative ways.Recog
- Debate any given topic by considering the structure of the best competing arguments for any given position
- Critically assess leading controversies in business ethics
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Table of Contents
BREIF 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 Theory of Corporate Responsibility
Chapter 5. The Stakeholder Theory of Corporate Responsibility
III. Efficiency and Welfare: The Most Common Ethical Guides in Business and Economics
Chapter 6. Efficiency and Well-being
Chapter 7. Public Goods and the Utilitarian Tradition
Chapter 8. The Invisible Hand: Balancing Ethics, Incentives, and Institutions
IV. Ethics Beyond Efficiency
Chapter 9. Freedom
Chapter 10. Rights
Chapter 11. Equality
Chapter 12. What People Deserve
Chapter 13. Relationships and Character
Chapter 14. Community and the Common Good
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