November 2004, ©2004, Wiley-Blackwell
- Examines the obligations that managers have to their various
stakeholders: employees, customers, shareholders, and the
- Looks at topics at the cutting edge of business ethics,
including the ethics of supply chain management, as well as dealing
with the press and non governmental agencies
- Considers the concepts of sustainability and triple bottom line
- Includes chapters on stimulating the manager's moral imagination and promoting a unique theory of ethical leadership
1. My Station and Its Duties: The Function of Being a Manager.
2. Stockholder Management or Stakeholder Management.
3. The Ethical Treatment of Employees.
4. The Ethical Treatment of Customers.
5. Supply Chain Management and Other Issues.
6. Corporate Social Responsibility.
7. Moral Imagination, Stakeholder Theory and Systems Thinking: One Approach to Management Decision-Making.
Patricia H. Werhane is the Ruffin Professor of Business Ethics in the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia, and is Wicklander Professor of Business Ethics at DePaul University. She is the founding editor and former editor-in-chief of Business Ethics Quarterly.
- Offers a highly accessible and concise introduction to key
issues and problems in the area of management ethics
- Explores topics on the cutting edge of business ethics,
including the ethics of supply chain management, the ethics of
dealing with the press and non- governmental agencies
- Discusses the concepts of sustainability and triple bottom line
- Includes chapters on stimulating the manager's moral imagination and a chapter promoting a unique theory of ethical leadership
“Management Ethics is up-to-date, wide-ranging, and
extremely well-informed. Written from a Kantian stakeholder
perspective, it presents an excellent account of the fundamentals
of management ethics.” George Brenkert, Georgetown
“Bowie and Werhane combine their diverse experiences and knowledge to provide an excellent primer in management ethics. They present the basics of managers’ ethics and corporate social responsibility in a clear and compelling narrative chock-full of cogent examples and core concepts.” Thomas Dunfee, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania