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Business Ethics For Dummies

2011 Edition, January 1, 2011

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  • Revision: 2011 Edition, January 1, 2011
  • Published Date: January 2011
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: John Wiley and Sons (WILEY)
  • Page Count: 384
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

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The tools you need to deal with ethical dilemmas in business Mapping to a typical business ethics course, Business Ethics For Dummies examines theory and discusses the ethical issues facing small and large businesses. Packed with easy-to-understand explanations and examples, it covers conflicts of interest, trade secrets and insider trading, sexual harassment, diversity, and much more. Ethical Theory 101 — get a foundational understanding of ethical philosophies and meet the major players in philosophical thought, like Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, and more Put ethics to work — discover how the concept of business ethics fits into a business plan to establish a company's moral compass, maintain its integrity, and increase profits Delve into common issues — learn about the widespread ethical issues faced in business, from the ethics of marketing to paying fair wages and complying with antidiscrimination standards Get social — understand how corporate citizenship and social responsibility play a major role in business ethics, and why it matters to a business' stakeholders Open the book and find: The difference between legal and ethical issues How to identify conflicts of interest in business ethics Ways psychology is used (and abused) in marketing Ethical public and government relations Trends in executive pay, bonuses, and incentives Tips for businesses to avoid discrimination, privacy issues, and more Ethical issues for international companies Learn to: Understand ethical issues facing small and large businesses Identify how businesspeople can handle ethical dilemmas Implement ethical conduct in the workplace Examine ethical theories