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Company system is the core of market mechanism. The development and expansion of a company is completely in conformity with the principle of "e;three advantages"e;, for the company can attract labor force. The integration of capitals and operators can efficiently allocate resources, encourage people's spirit of enterprising and adventure and help those investors. Thus, operators and laborers can realize their value of life and pay taxes to the government. Moreover, this can also promote the integration of society and spiritual civilization construction. By adopting research methods such as hermeneutic, comparative jurisprudence and historical investigation, this book puts forward legal issues about corporate social responsibility and tries to answer some of the basic problems involved, but fails to conduct in-depth exploration on some issues.
This book provides essential reading for anyone with an academic or professional interest in business ethics today.
This book provides a distinctive and wide-ranging introduction to business ethics. In so doing, Bowie applies the essential features of Kantian moral philosophy to the business firm by addressing the question, 'How should a business firm in a capitalist economy be structured and managed according to the principles of Kant's ethics?' In answering that question the author spells out the implications of Kant's ethics for business practice. It provides essential reading for anyone with an academic or professional interest in business ethics today.
Education, Leadership and Business Ethics: New Essays on the Work of Clarence Walton includes a history and anecdotes of Clarence Walton's professional and personal life; a discussion of the controversial introduction of ethics into the field of management studies; contributions on a variety of subjects connected to leadership and business ethics from experts in the field; and critical essays reviewing Clarence's most recent work in social criticism. The book gives a history of the rise of the fields of business and society and business ethics, details the events leading to its acceptance in academic circles and gives personal accounts by Clarence Walton, one of the people most responsible for its creation. Intended target groups are students, former academic peers, and friends of Clarence Walton, as well as anyone interested in the history of business ethics or connected to Columbia University of America, or The American College.
The book aims to present the business ethics visions, programs and experiences of member universities of the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS). Since the authors are leading professors of business ethics in different European countries, the book can serve as a special guide to the European business ethics movement. The Community of European Management Schools was founded in 1988 as an association of top-level schools in management education throughout Europe. In 1998 member universities are as follows: Budapest University of Economic Sciences, Copenhagen Business School, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, ESADE Barcelona, HEC Paris, London School of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Stockholm School of Economics, Universitti Bocconi Milan, Universitiit St. Gallen, Universitiit zu Koln, Universite catholique de Louvain, and Wirtschajtsuniversitiit Wien. The University of Economics in Prague and the University of Economics in Warsaw are candidate members in CEMS. Over thirty international companies joined CEMS as corporate members. Sponsoring corporations includes ABB, Athur Andersen, Banca Commerciale Italiana, Banque Bruxelles Lambert, Banque Paribas, Cariplo, Central Hispano, Coats Crafts Europe, Coopers &- Lybrand, Dresder Bank, Dunaferr, Elektrowatt, Ericson, Goldman Sachs, Grouppo ENI, Henkel Industries, Henkel Industries, Hi/ti Corporation, F. Hoffman-la-Roche, ISS, J.P. Morgan, KPMG DTG, Norsk Hydro, Petrojina, Procter &- Gamble, Schindler Management, Schneider, Shell International, Siemens, SmithKline Beecham, Statoil, Swiss Bank Corporation, Tetra Laval, Trygg Hansa, Winterthur, and Zurich Insurance.
A comprehensive text book with international contributions on the ethnical, legal, and cultural implications of the management of multinational corporations. Multinational companies (MNCs), operating in multiple environments, have day by day to cope with cultural, legal, and ethical differences. expanding globalization and diminishing government control thus increases moral responsibility of globally operating companies and calls for new principles for business conduct. The central issues treated in this volume are: how can corporate ethics be theoretically founded? how can corporate ethics be implemented in practice, e.g. with respect to corruption? how can MNCs integrate their goals of sustainable development and business ethics? how can religious and national traditions be accounted for? A book for students of management and business studies as well as practising managers alike.
Public sector ethics has become an increasingly crucial issue since Watergate. Whether it be the recommendations of an ombudsman or the unearthing of a ministerial misdoing, ethics in the public sector is a topic under constant scrutiny the media, the public and the public sector itself. This book provides a balance between theoretical perspectives on public sector ethics, experiences of implementation and suggestions for ways forward. While not a 'how to' guide per se, it does offer guidelines based on theoretical consideration and practical experience which could be of use to those teaching ethics within the public sector, structuring ethics programs or codes or implementing such activities.
Business ethics, as an academic discipline directed at influencing business itself, has now developed into a sophisticated interdisciplinary enquiry, with its own journals, societies, and specialist practitioners. The contributors reflect on the state of, and prospects for, the field of business ethics. While the scope of each chapter is intentionally broad, the particular perspectives adopted, themes addressed, by the various authors display considerable variety. The order of the chapters reflects a movement from the armchair to the field, with insights from a number of perspectives including philosophy, anthropology, management, history, social science methodology, and education. Each contributor is a recognised expert in their own particular area. The book is essential reading for all interested in researching the development of business ethics. It will also be of benefit to students and business people interested in the development of business ethics as a field of study.
Economic Imperatives and Ethical Values in Global Business offers an in-depth and systematic analysis of the workings of the Sullivan Principles and their impact on the interactions of foreign corporations with South Africa. Published for the first time in the United States, this book interprets how the experience of the Sullivan Principles might instruct the process of developing codes of ethics as large multinational corporations cope with issues of human rights, living and working conditions of workers, environmental protection, and sustainable growth in their overseas manufacturing operations.
This book is an examination of the contemporary ethical problems of business in a philosophical context. It analyses various types of capitalism, in particular, the Anglo-American type which is practised primarily in the English-speaking world, and is exemplified by the commercial and financial systems of Wall Street and the City of London. This analysis includes an examination of the corporation, the ethics of the stock market, the morality of take-overs and the problem of business and the environment.
Lays bare the foundations of a new economics ... bids well to become a classic. --William Krehm, Committee on Monetary and Economic Reform *Covers a broad spectrum of themes developed by important thinkers including John Locke, Karl Marx, Peter Drucker, and Robert Reich *Unearths a range of issues including human need, environmental crises, consumerism, and citizenship This is the intelligent citizen's complete guide to the theory and practice of the global market, with clear and direct applicability to everyday life-experiences and emerging controversies and debates. This moral philosopher offers a step-by-step analysis of the global order as an ethical system, employing easy-to-follow arguments and focused analyses that are intelligible and interesting to students, scholars, and anyone attempting to come to grips with the crises of the contemporary world.