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By Archie B. Carroll, Ann Buchholtz

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Format: Paperback / softback, 888 pages, 8th Revised edition Edition
Published In: USA, 04 April 2011
Demonstrate for your students the importance of business ethics, sustainability and stakeholder management from a strong managerial perspective with Carroll/Buchholtz's "Business and Society: Ethics and Stakeholder Management, 8/e, International Edition". Students learn how effective business decision makers balance and protect the interests of various stakeholders, including investors, employees, the community, and the environment - particularly as business recovers from a perilous financial period. Proven content emphasizes the social, legal, political, and ethical responsibilities of a business to both external and internal stakeholder groups. The authors effectively balance strong coverage of ethics and the stakeholder model with a new focus on one of business' most recent, urgent mandates: sustainability. This edition's new sustainability clearly reflects the interconnectivity between business and the natural, social, and financial environments, illustrating how all three must be maintained in balance to sustain current and future generations. A wealth of new real business cases and 'Ethics in Practice' cases blend with coverage of the most recent research, laws and examples. Practical applications teach future managers to focus their reasoning and enhance the precision with which they consider and make ethical decisions. With this edition's comprehensive package, including a Test Bank correlated to AACSB standards, dynamic new website and other resources, you can provide your students with the solid understanding of ethical, sustainability and stakeholder issues they need for success in business and today's society.

Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Part I: BUSINESS, SOCIETY, AND STAKEHOLDERS. 1. The Business and Society Relationship. 2. Corporate Citizenship: Social Responsibility, Responsiveness, and Performance. 3. The Stakeholder Approach to Business, Society, and Ethics. Part I Cases. Wal-Mart: The Main Street Merchant of Doom. The Body Shop: Pursuing Social and Environmental Change. The Body Shop's Reputation is Tarnished. The Body Shop International PLC (1998-2010). The Benefit Corporation: Making a Difference while Making Money. Goldman Sachs and Greece. Goodbye, Indiana - Hello, Mexico: The Whirlpool Plant Closing. Using Ex-Cons to Teach Business Ethics. Felony Franks: Home of the Misdemeanor Weiner. Part II: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ISSUES. 4. Corporate Governance: Foundational Issues. 5. Strategic Management and Corporate Public Affairs. 6. Issues Management and Crisis Management. Part II: Cases. Chiquita: An Excruciating Dilemma Between Life and Law. Astroturf Lobbying. The Betaseron Decision (A). Firestone and Ford: The Tire Tread Separation Tragedy. McDonald's: The Coffee Spill Heard 'Round the World. New Belgium Brewery: Building a Business on Sustainability. Part III: BUSINESS ETHICS AND MANAGEMENT. 7. Business Ethics Fundamentals. 8. Personal and Organizational Ethics. 9. Business Ethics and Technology. 10. Ethical Issues in the Global Arena. Part III: Cases. To Hire or Not to Hire. The Travel Billing Expense Controversy and the False Claims Act. Phantom Expenses. Family Business. Should Business Hire Undocumented Workers? Nike, Inc. and Sweatshops. DTC: The Pill Pushing Debate. Big Pharma's Marketing Tactics. A Moral Dilemma: Head Versus Heart. Part IV: EXTERNAL STAKEHOLDER ISSUES. 11. Business, Government, and Regulation. 12. Business Influence on Government and Public Policy. 13. Consumer Stakeholders: Information Issues and Responses. 14. Consumer Stakeholders: Product and Service Issues. 15. The Natural Environment as Stakeholder. 16. Business and Community Stakeholders. Part IV: Cases. Coke and Pepsi in India: Issues, Ethics, and Crisis Management. The Hudson River Cleanup and GE. The BP Oil Spill and Mental Health. Safety? What Safety? Something's Rotten in Hondo. The High Cost of High Tech Foods. Part V: INTERNAL STAKEHOLDER ISSUES. 17. Employee Stakeholders and Workplace Issues. 18. Employee Stakeholders: Privacy, Safety, and Health. 19. Employment Discrimination and Affirmative Action. Part V: Cases. Wal-Mart and Its Associates: Efficient Operator or Neglectful Employer? The Case of the Fired Waitress. After-Effects of After-Hours Activities: The Case of Peter Oiler. Is Hiring on the Basis of "Looks" Discriminatory? The Case of Judy. The Waiter Rule: What Makes for a Good CEO?

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Part I: BUSINESS, SOCIETY, AND STAKEHOLDERS. 1. The Business and Society Relationship. 2. Corporate Citizenship: Social Responsibility, Responsiveness, and Performance. 3. The Stakeholder Approach to Business, Society, and Ethics. Part I Cases. Wal-Mart: The Main Street Merchant of Doom. The Body Shop: Pursuing Social and Environmental Change. The Body Shop's Reputation is Tarnished. The Body Shop International PLC (1998-2010). The Benefit Corporation: Making a Difference while Making Money. Goldman Sachs and Greece. Goodbye, Indiana - Hello, Mexico: The Whirlpool Plant Closing. Using Ex-Cons to Teach Business Ethics. Felony Franks: Home of the Misdemeanor Weiner. Part II: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ISSUES. 4. Corporate Governance: Foundational Issues. 5. Strategic Management and Corporate Public Affairs. 6. Issues Management and Crisis Management. Part II: Cases. Chiquita: An Excruciating Dilemma Between Life and Law. Astroturf Lobbying. The Betaseron Decision (A). Firestone and Ford: The Tire Tread Separation Tragedy. McDonald's: The Coffee Spill Heard 'Round the World. New Belgium Brewery: Building a Business on Sustainability. Part III: BUSINESS ETHICS AND MANAGEMENT. 7. Business Ethics Fundamentals. 8. Personal and Organizational Ethics. 9. Business Ethics and Technology. 10. Ethical Issues in the Global Arena. Part III: Cases. To Hire or Not to Hire. The Travel Billing Expense Controversy and the False Claims Act. Phantom Expenses. Family Business. Should Business Hire Undocumented Workers? Nike, Inc. and Sweatshops. DTC: The Pill Pushing Debate. Big Pharma's Marketing Tactics. A Moral Dilemma: Head Versus Heart. Part IV: EXTERNAL STAKEHOLDER ISSUES. 11. Business, Government, and Regulation. 12. Business Influence on Government and Public Policy. 13. Consumer Stakeholders: Information Issues and Responses. 14. Consumer Stakeholders: Product and Service Issues. 15. The Natural Environment as Stakeholder. 16. Business and Community Stakeholders. Part IV: Cases. Coke and Pepsi in India: Issues, Ethics, and Crisis Management. The Hudson River Cleanup and GE. The BP Oil Spill and Mental Health. Safety? What Safety? Something's Rotten in Hondo. The High Cost of High Tech Foods. Part V: INTERNAL STAKEHOLDER ISSUES. 17. Employee Stakeholders and Workplace Issues. 18. Employee Stakeholders: Privacy, Safety, and Health. 19. Employment Discrimination and Affirmative Action. Part V: Cases. Wal-Mart and Its Associates: Efficient Operator or Neglectful Employer? The Case of the Fired Waitress. After-Effects of After-Hours Activities: The Case of Peter Oiler. Is Hiring on the Basis of "Looks" Discriminatory? The Case of Judy. The Waiter Rule: What Makes for a Good CEO?

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BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Part I: BUSINESS, SOCIETY, AND STAKEHOLDERS. 1. The Business and Society Relationship. 2. Corporate Citizenship: Social Responsibility, Responsiveness, and Performance. 3. The Stakeholder Approach to Business, Society, and Ethics. Part I Cases. Wal-Mart: The Main Street Merchant of Doom. The Body Shop: Pursuing Social and Environmental Change. The Body Shop's Reputation is Tarnished. The Body Shop International PLC (1998-2010). The Benefit Corporation: Making a Difference while Making Money. Goldman Sachs and Greece. Goodbye, Indiana - Hello, Mexico: The Whirlpool Plant Closing. Using Ex-Cons to Teach Business Ethics. Felony Franks: Home of the Misdemeanor Weiner. Part II: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ISSUES. 4. Corporate Governance: Foundational Issues. 5. Strategic Management and Corporate Public Affairs. 6. Issues Management and Crisis Management. Part II: Cases. Chiquita: An Excruciating Dilemma Between Life and Law. Astroturf Lobbying. The Betaseron Decision (A). Firestone and Ford: The Tire Tread Separation Tragedy. McDonald's: The Coffee Spill Heard 'Round the World. New Belgium Brewery: Building a Business on Sustainability. Part III: BUSINESS ETHICS AND MANAGEMENT. 7. Business Ethics Fundamentals. 8. Personal and Organizational Ethics. 9. Business Ethics and Technology. 10. Ethical Issues in the Global Arena. Part III: Cases. To Hire or Not to Hire. The Travel Billing Expense Controversy and the False Claims Act. Phantom Expenses. Family Business. Should Business Hire Undocumented Workers? Nike, Inc. and Sweatshops. DTC: The Pill Pushing Debate. Big Pharma's Marketing Tactics. A Moral Dilemma: Head Versus Heart. Part IV: EXTERNAL STAKEHOLDER ISSUES. 11. Business, Government, and Regulation. 12. Business Influence on Government and Public Policy. 13. Consumer Stakeholders: Information Issues and Responses. 14. Consumer Stakeholders: Product and Service Issues. 15. The Natural Environment as Stakeholder. 16. Business and Community Stakeholders. Part IV: Cases. Coke and Pepsi in India: Issues, Ethics, and Crisis Management. The Hudson River Cleanup and GE. The BP Oil Spill and Mental Health. Safety? What Safety? Something's Rotten in Hondo. The High Cost of High Tech Foods. Part V: INTERNAL STAKEHOLDER ISSUES. 17. Employee Stakeholders and Workplace Issues. 18. Employee Stakeholders: Privacy, Safety, and Health. 19. Employment Discrimination and Affirmative Action. Part V: Cases. Wal-Mart and Its Associates: Efficient Operator or Neglectful Employer? The Case of the Fired Waitress. After-Effects of After-Hours Activities: The Case of Peter Oiler. Is Hiring on the Basis of "Looks" Discriminatory? The Case of Judy. The Waiter Rule: What Makes for a Good CEO?

EAN: 9780538466769
ISBN: 0538466766
Publisher: South-Western, Division of Thomson Learning
Dimensions: 24 x 18 x 2 centimeters (1.33 kg)
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