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The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management, Volume 2, Business Ethics, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-4051-0013-7
600 pages
June 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
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  • A thoroughly updated new edition, now reflecting the current business climate of featured countries
  • Features entries from over 220 philosophers, theologians, social scientists, management professors, and practitioners
  • Maintains the standard terms and concepts in business ethics
  • Interweaves the lessons learned from recent instances of financial malfeasance by companies such as Enron, WorldCom, Global Crossing, and Tyco
  • Includes many new subjects such as corporate citizenship, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and socially responsible investing
  • Contains entries pertaining to the increasingly sophisticated technology and science of today's world: E-Business, Internet and Business Ethics, nanotechnology, and biodiversity
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Table of Contents

Preface.

About the Editors.

List of Contributors.

Dictionary Entries A-Z.

Index.

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Author Information

Patricia H. Werhane, Ruffin Professor of Business Ethics and Senior Fellow of the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics, holds a joint appointment at Darden and at DePaul University, where she is Wicklander Chair in Business Ethics and Director of the Institute for Business and Professional Ethics. Werhane teaches Ethics Courses in the Darden MBA program and heads the school's Doctoral Program Operating Committee.
She is a prolific author, an acclaimed authority on employee rights in the workplace, one of the leading scholars on Adam Smith, and founder and former editor-in-chief of Business Ethics Quarterly, the leading journal of business ethics. She was a founding member and past president of the Society for Business Ethics and, in 2001, was elected to the Executive Committee of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. Before joining the Darden faculty in 1993 Werhane served on the faculties of Loyola University Chicago and Dartmouth College. She was a visiting scholar at Cambridge University and the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Elis and Signe Olsson Professor of Business Administration R. Edward Freeman heads Darden's Olsson Center for Applied Ethics, one of the world's leading academic centers for the study of ethics. Freeman has written or edited 10 books on business ethics, environmental management, and strategic management. His latest book, Environmentalism and the New Logic of Business, How Firms Can be Profitable and Leave Our Children a Living Planet, helps executives meet the challenge of being profitable while being environmentally responsible. He has also authored more than 40 Darden case studies. Freeman serves on the advisory board of University of Virginia Institute for Practical Ethics.
Before joining The Darden School in 1986, Freeman taught at the University of Minnesota and The Wharton School. He has received teaching awards at all three schools.

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The Wiley Advantage


  • thoroughly updated new edition, now reflects the current business climate of featured countries;
  • features entries from over 220 philosophers, theologians, social scientists, management professors, and practitioners;
  • maintains the standard terms and concepts in business ethics;
  • interweaves the lessons learned from recent instances of financial malfeasance by companies such as Enron, WorldCom, Global Crossing, and Tyco;
  • includes many new subjects such as corporate citizenship, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and socially responsible investing.
  • contains entries pertaining to the increasingly sophisticated technology and science of today's world: E-Business, Internet and Business Ethics, nanotechnology, and biodiversity.
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