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  1. Business & Society: Ethics and Stakeholder Management.Archie B. Carroll - 2002 - South-Western College Pub./Thomson Learning.
    Business and Society: Ethics and Stakeholder Management, 5th edition employs a stakeholder management framework, emphasizing business' social and ethical responsibilities to both external and internal stakeholder groups. A twin theme of business ethics to illustrate how ethical or moral considerations are included the public issues facing organizations and the decision making process of managers. The text is written from a managerial perspective that along with the twin themes of stakeholders and ethics, shows how to identify stakeholders, incorporate their concerns into (...)
  2. Business Ethics: Mistakes and Successes.Robert F. Hartley - 2004 - Wiley.
    In today's business climate, firms need to be wary of practices that may provoke criticism and scandals. Investigative reporters, eager lawyers, and zealous governmental agencies are lurking in the wings. These lessons of the past give you an inside look at some of the biggest mistakes of recent history. You can ponder not only how they might have been avoided, but also how their resolution might have been better handled. Robert Hartley, author of the popular Marketing and Management Mistakes and (...)
  3. Manual for Research Ethics Committees: Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, King's College London.Sue Eckstein (ed.) - 2003 - Cambridge University Press.
    The sixth edition of the Manual for Research Ethics Committees is a unique compilation of legal and ethical guidance which will prove invaluable for members of research ethics committees, researchers involved in research with humans, members of the pharmaceutical industry and students of law, medicine, ethics and philosophy. Presented in a clear and authoritative form, it incorporates the key legal and ethical guidelines and specially written chapters on major topics in bioethics by leading academic authors and practitioners, pharmaceutical industry associations (...)
  4. Durkheim: Essays on Morals and Education.W. S. F. Pickering (ed.) - 1979 - Routledge & Kegan Paul.
    by W. S. F. Pickering Durkheim's sociological approach to morals and moral systems has always aroused considerable interest, be it by way of criticism or ...
  5. Crime and Markets: Essays in Anti-Criminology.Vincenzo Ruggiero - 2001 - Oxford University Press.
    This book discusses a range of crimes of the powerless as well as crimes of the powerful. Against conventional analysis of criminal behaviour as a result of social disadvantage, unemployment, or lack of resources, the author argues that abundance of opportunities and resources may lead to specific forms of criminality. The originality of this book lies in its joint analysis of `crimes in the street' and `crimes of the elite'.
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  6. Rethinking Business Ethics: A Pragmatic Approach.Sandra B. Rosenthal - 1999 - Oxford University Press.
    Using classical American pragmatism, the authors provide a philosophical framework for rethinking the nature of the corporation--how it is embedded in its natural, technological, cultural, and international environments, emphasizing throughout its pervasive relational and moral dimensions. They explore the relationship of this framework to other contemporary business ethics perspectives, as well as its implications for moral leadership in business and business education.
  7. Contemporary Issues in Bioethics.Tom L. Beauchamp - 1982 - Cengage Learning.
    This anthology represents all of the most important points of view on the most pressing topics in bioethics. Containing current essays and actual medical and legal cases written by outstanding scholars from around the globe, this book provides readers with diverse range of standpoints, including those of medical researchers and practitioners, legal exerts, and philosophers.
  8. Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases.O. C. Ferrell - 2012 - Houghton Mifflin Co.
    Providing a vibrant four-color design, market-leading BUSINESS ETHICS: ETHICAL DECISION MAKING AND CASES, Ninth Edition, thoroughly covers the complex environment in which managers confront ethical decision making. Using a proven managerial framework, this accessible, applied text addresses the overall concepts, processes, and best practices associated with successful business ethics programs--helping readers see how ethics can be integrated into key strategic business decisions. Thoroughly revised, the new ninth edition incorporates coverage of new legislation affecting business ethics, the most up-to-date examples, and (...)
  9. Business Ethics: Perspectives on the Practice of Theory.Roger Crisp & Christopher Cowton (eds.) - 1998 - Oxford University Press.
    A distinguished group of philosophers and management teachers here reflect on the status and prospect of business ethics, drawing on perspectives from philosophy, anthropology, management, history, social science methodology, and education.
  10. Nursing Ethics: Communities in Dialogue.Rose Mary Volbrecht - 2002 - Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
    As the boundaries of health care continually expand, health care ethics are continually challenged and developed. Ethics is a dynamic conversation among people who live and work together in community. As participants in discussions about health care ethics, nurses discover that individual and communities draw upon a variety of ethical concepts and traditions. This book explores three traditions: Rule Based Ethics, Virtue Ethics, and Feminist Ethics. The text presents the historical-cultural contexts from which each emerged, how each theory frames primary (...)
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  11. An Anthology of Psychiatric Ethics.Stephen A. Green & Sidney Bloch (eds.) - 2006 - Oxford University Press.
    This title includes the following features: Presents a comprehensivediscussion of the central issues of psychiatric ethics, defining and exploringeach of these issues; Contains essential readings for each of these central issues, providing in onevolume readings that would otherwise be difficult to obtain; Includes introductory essays that provide a comprehensive overview of eachissue, efficiently and effectively organizing the reader's approach to theselected readings; Draws on the success of the well-known and respected 'PsychiatricEthics'.
  12. Applied Ethics.Peter Singer (ed.) - 1986 - Oxford University Press.
    This volume collects a wealth of articles covering a range of topics of practical concern in the field of ethics, including active and passive euthanasia, abortion, organ transplants, capital punishment, the consequences of human actions, slavery, overpopulation, the separate spheres of men and women, animal rights, and game theory and the nuclear arms race. The contributors are Thomas Nagel, David Hume, James Rachels, Judith Jarvis Thomson, Michael Tooley, John Harris, John Stuart Mill, Louis Pascal, Jonathan Glover, Derek Parfit, R.M. Hare, (...)
  13. Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions.Ruth B. Purtilo - 1981 - Saunders.
    The fourth edition of this bestselling title is designed to help you think critically and thoughtfully about ethical decisions you'll face in practice-in any health care discipline. Utilizing a unique 6-step decision making process designed by the author, this multi-disciplinary text provides an expert framework for making effective choices that lead to a professional and caring response to patients and clients.
  14. Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works.David Schmidtz - 2002 - Oup Usa.
    This anthology collects 64 accessible classic and contemporary works that fall into the two main categories of research in environmental ethics. The material in the first section of the volume explores the nature of morality from an environmental perspective. It asks is the value of a human being fundamentally different from the kind of value we find elsewhere in nature? What is the role of consumer goods in life? What really matters? The second section explores the current state of our (...)
  15. Caring: Nurses, Women and Ethics.Helga Kuhse - 1997 - Blackwell.
    This volume provides a critical introduction to contemporary attempts to base nursing ethics on a feminine 'ethics of care'.
  16. A Decent Proposal: Ethical Review of Clinical Research.Donald Evans - 1996 - Wiley.
    A Decent Proposal: Ethical Review of Clinical Research Donald Evans and Martyn Evans Centre for Philosophy and Health Care University of Wales Swansea, UK The investigation and development of modern medicines and medical technology can create numerous ethical dilemmas both for clinical researchers and research ethics committees. A Decent Proposal: Ethical Review of Clinical Research seeks to facilitate and encourage good clinical research by exploring the concerns, responsibilities, general issues and particular pitfalls associated with ethical aspects of research. It provides (...)
  17. The Declining World Order: America's Imperial Geopolitics.Richard A. Falk - 2004 - Routledge.
    This work delineates the impact of terrorism--and the American response--on the basic structure of international relations, the dimming prospects for global reform and the tendency to override the role of sovereign territorial states. Falk examines the changing role of the state, the relevance of institutions, the role of individuals and the importance of the worldwide religious resurgence, with its positive and negative implications. He also considers the post-modern geopolitics of the Bush presidency, with its emphasis on the militarization of space, (...)
  18. Critical Thinking in Nursing.Elsie L. Bandman & Bertram Bandman - 1988 - McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange.
    This edition identifies and strengthens critical thinking skills in nursing, emphasizing the value of applying systematic reasoning to clarify conflicts experienced by nurses, resolve controversial moral issues, and make sound judgments. It also helps strengthen intellectual and scientific acuity through the use of reason and logic, and examines the use of argument in nursing. Advanced nursing students.
  19. Ethics at Work: Basic Readings in Business Ethics.William H. Shaw (ed.) - 2002 - Oxford University Press.
    A unique and compact collection, Ethics at Work: Basic Readings in Business Ethics is an ideal text for courses in business ethics, business and society, or applied ethics. Bringing together eleven essays by prominent authors, it features some of the best work in the field and addresses important and provocative issues. The essays represent diverse ethical and philosophical orientations and have been edited and abridged to make them more accessible to students. The book opens with two introductory readings that discuss (...)
  20. Confrontations with the Reaper: A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death.Fred Feldman - 1994 - Oxford University Press USA.
    What is death? Do people survive death? What do we mean when we say that someone is "dying"? Presenting a clear and engaging discussion of the classic philosophical questions surrounding death, this book studies the great metaphysical and moral problems of death. In the first part, Feldman shows that a definition of life is necessary before death can be defined. After exploring several of the most plausible accounts of the nature of life and demonstrating their failure, he goes on to (...)
  21. Caring: Nurses, Women and Ethics.Helga Kuhse - 1997 - Wiley-Blackwell.
  22. An Introduction to Philosophy of Education.Robin Barrow - 1982 - Routledge.
    In the 4th edition of this best-selling textbook, the authors introduce students to the business of philosophizing, thereby inducting them into the art of reasoning and analyzing key concepts in education. This introductory text, continuously in print for more than thirty years, is a classic in its field. It shows, first and foremost, the importance of philosophy in educational debate and as a background to any practical activity such as teaching. What is involved in the idea of educating a person (...)
  23. Investment Science.David G. Luenberger - 2013 - Oxford University Press USA.
    Investment Science, Second Edition, provides thorough and highly accessible mathematical coverage of the fundamental topics of intermediate investments, including fixed-income securities, capital asset pricing theory, derivatives, and innovations in optimal portfolio growth and valuation of multi-period risky investments. Eminent scholar and teacher David G. Luenberger, known for his ability to make complex ideas simple, presents essential ideas of investments and their applications, offering students the most comprehensive treatment of the subject available. New to this edition Three new chapters: Risk Management, (...)
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  24. American Business Values: A Global Perspective.Gerald F. Cavanagh - 2006 - Pearson/Prentice Hall.
    A free markets needs ethical norms -- Moral maturity -- Ethics in business -- History of business values -- Factories, immigrants, and wealth -- Critics of capitalism -- Personal values and the firm -- Leaders, trust and watchdogs -- Globalization's impact on American values -- Future business values and sustainability.
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  25. Medical Law and Ethics.Jonathan Herring - 2008 - Oxford University Press.
    This book provides a clear, concise description of medical law; but it does more than that. It also provides an introduction to the ethical principles that can be used to challenge or support the law. It also provides a range of perspectives from which to analyse the law: feminist, religious and sociological perspectives are all used.
  26. Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians.Bernard Lo - 1994 - Williams & Wilkins.
    Highlights of this edition include: / Important new material addressing federal privacy regulations, disclosure of medical errors, limits on residents'...
  27. Death, Desire and Loss in Western Culture.Jonathan Dollimore - 1998 - Routledge.
    From Odysseus' seduction by the song of the Sirens to Oscar Moore's 1991 novel A Matter of Life and Sex , whose protagonist courts death through sex and dies of AIDS, the frustrated relationship between death and desire has fixated the Western imagination. Philosophers have grappled with it and poets have told of its beauty and pain. In this strikingly original work, cultural critic Jonathan Dollimore once again demonstrates his remarkable ability to take on the complex and reveal its relevance (...)
  28. Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice.Raymond S. Edge - 2005 - Thomson Delmar Learning.
    Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice, 3E is designed to guide health care students and practitioners through a wide variety of areas involving ethical controversies. It provides a background in value development and ethical theories, including numerous real-life examples to stimulate discussion and thought.
  29. Environmental Ethics Today.Peter S. Wenz - 2001 - Oup Usa.
    In this book, Peter Wenz addresses the major issues and thinkers in environmental ethics. His style is accessible, even journalistic at times, featuring current facts, real controversies, and a vivid narrative, while preserving rigorous philosophical content.theories and methods are introduced, not for their own sake, but to help the reader understand and solve environmental problems.
  30. Confrontations with the Reaper: A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death.Fred Feldman - 1992 - Oxford University Press.
    What is death? Do people survive death? What do we mean when we say that someone is "dying"? Presenting a clear and engaging discussion of the classic philosophical questions surrounding death, this book studies the great metaphysical and moral problems of death. In the first part, Feldman shows that a definition of life is necessary before death can be defined. After exploring several of the most plausible accounts of the nature of life and demonstrating their failure, he goes on to (...)
  31. Palliative Care Ethics a Companion for All Specialties.Fiona Randall & R. S. Downie - 1999
  32. Management and Morality: A Developmental Perspective.Patrick Maclagan - 1998 - Sage Publications.
    Management and Morality provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of the moral and ethical dimension to organizational and individual behavior, while adding an original, developmental perceptive. Management and Morality combines organizational theory and behavior with approaches to organizational and individual development. The first two sections of the book, Ethical Thinking and Management Practice, and Moral Issues in Organizations, provide a clear and thorough coverage of these areas relevant to ethical behavior in and of organizations. On this basis, the third section, (...)
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  33. Enhancing Police Integrity.Carl B. Klockars - 2006 - Springer.
    How can we enhance police integrity? The authors surveyed over 3000 police officers from 30 U.S. police departments on how they would respond to typical scenarios where integrity is challenged. They studied three police agencies which scored highly on the integrity scale: Charlotte-Mecklenburg, North Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina; and St. Petersburg, Florida. The authors conclude that enhancing police integrity goes well beyond culling out "bad apple" police officers. Police administrators should focus on four aspects: organizational rulemaking; detecting, investigating and disciplining (...)
  34. Introducing Applied Ethics.Brenda Almond (ed.) - 1995 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This timely collection of introductory essays provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to, and survey of, the major moral debates of today. Wide coverage and introduction to the main issues and arguments of applied ethics Each chapter specially commissioned to introduce newcomers Comprehensive notes and reading guides.
  35. The Balanced Company: A Theory of Corporate Integrity.Muel Kaptein - 2002 - Oxford University Press.
    This book contains a cohesive overview of the most important theories and insights in the field of business ethics. At the same time, it further tailors these theories to the situation in which organizations function, presenting criteria that can be used to measure, assess, improve and report on corporate integrity.
  36. Risks, Costs, and Lives Saved: Getting Better Results From Regulation.Robert W. Hahn (ed.) - 1996 - Oxford University Press USA.
    The debate over environmental, health, and safety regulation has reached a new crescendo in the 104th Congress. So impassioned is the debate on occasion, and so high the feelings, that even the tools of regulatory analysis have become part of the combat.To some, the term cost-benefit analysis, for example, is virtually a swearword, a nefarious tool used by big business to undermine regulations aimed at benefiting the people at large. To others, it is the mechanism for achieving more effective regulation (...)
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  37. Rights.Theodore M. Benditt - 1982 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
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  38. Medical Ethics at the Dawn of the 21st Century.Raphael Cohen-Almagor (ed.) - 1967 - New York Academy of Sciences.
    Questions concerning the role of doctors, abortion, mercy killings and genetics are troubling and highly problematic. They require a thorough examination and careful probing. This volume takes a step towards tackling them. Its design is both interdisciplinary and comparative, offerin g philosophical, legal and medical perspectives of scholars from North America, Europe and Israel who analyze how their respective countries try to cope with and find answers for pressing concerns.
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  39. A Professor's Duties: Ethical Issues in College Teaching.Peter J. Markie - 1994 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    In A Professor's Duties, distinguished philosopher Peter J. Markie adds to the expanding discussion of the ethics of college teaching. Part One concentrates on the obligations of individual professors, primarily with regard to issues about what and how to teach. Part Two expands Professor Markie's views by providing a selection of the most significant previously published writings on the ethics of college teaching.
  40. The Hard Problems of Management: Gaining the Ethics Edge.Mark Pastin - 1986 - Jossey-Bass.
    Offers managers new tools to deal with the tough problems businesses face today. Reveals how analyzing the ethical dimensions of problems actually offers competitive advantages. Offers illustrative case examples from internally recognized companies showing that high ethics and high profits go hand in hand--and identifies the factors responsible for these companies' success.
  41. Business Ethics: A Kantian Perspective.Norman E. Bowie - 1982 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This book provides essential reading for anyone with an academic or professional interest in business ethics today.
  42. Reflective Practice in Nursing.Chris Bulman & Sue Schutz (eds.) - 2008 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    Reflective Practice is increasingly recognised as an important topic that has the potential to help nurses to develop and learn from their practice. This practical and accessible guide uses the latest research and evidence to support the development of skills in reflective practice and provides help and advice on how to get started, how to write reflectively and how to continue to use reflective practice in everyday situations. This fourth edition of Reflective Practice in Nursing contains new material on mentoring (...)
  43. Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides?: Abortion, Neonatal Care, Assisted Dying, Capital Punishment.Sheldon Ekland-Olson - 2011 - Routledge.
    This second edition of Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides? has been updated to consider the rising stakes for issues of life and death. Abortion, assisted dying, and capital punishment are among the most contentious issues in many societies and demand debate. Whose rights are protected? How do these rights and protections change over time and who makes those decisions? Based on the author's award-winning and hugely popular undergraduate course at the University of Texas and highly recommended by Choice Magazine, (...)
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  44. Corporate Capital Investment: A Behavioral Approach.Philip Bromiley - 2009 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book studies the impact of corporate planning and implementation procedures on the level of corporate capital investment. It stands among the few studies within the behavioural economics tradition that employ direct examination of corporate decision processes to address variables of central concern in conventional economics. In addition, by using a combination of qualitative data from interviews and corporate documents along with econometric analysis of corporate plans and actual outcomes, the study makes a substantial methodological advance. Along with the methodological (...)
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  45. Bioethics in a Liberal Society.Max Charlesworth - 1993 - Cambridge University Press.
    We live in a liberal, democratic, multicultural society where ideally the values of personal liberty and autonomy are paramount. In such a society the state, through the law, should not be concerned with telling people how they should live their lives. In spite of this, many of the ethical stances taken in liberal societies are paternalistic and authoritarian. This readable and balanced book is an original discussion of contemporary issues in bioethics. Max Charlesworth argues that as there can be no (...)
  46. Environmental Ethics.Clare Palmer - 1997 - ABC-Clio.
    An introduction placing environmental ethics within the framework of academic philosophy. Palmer examines 20 current environmental issues, profiles key people who have explored the underlying values and concerns, considers ethical aspects of US environmental law, and reviews codes adopted by the public and private sectors. Includes a chronology and a glossary without pronunciation. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
  47. Mass Communication Theory: Foundations, Ferment, and Future.Stanley J. Baran & Dennis K. Davis - 1995 - Wadsworth Publishing Company.
    This new edition of Baran and Davis's successful text provides a comprehensive, historically based, introduction to mass communication theory. Clearly written with examples, graphics, and other materials to illustrate key theories, this edition traces the emergence of two main bodies of mass communication theory: social, behavioral and critical, cultural. The authors emphasize that media theories are human creations that typically are intended to address specific problems or issues.
  48. Ethics of Consumption: The Good Life, Justice, and Global Stewardship.David A. Crocker & Toby Linden (eds.) - 1997 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    In this comprehensive collection of essays, most of which appear for the first time, eminent scholars from many disciplines—philosophy, economics, sociology, political science, demography, theology, history, and social psychology—examine the causes, nature, and consequences of present-day consumption patterns in the United States and throughout the world.
  49. Animal Minds & Animal Ethics: Connecting Two Separate Fields.Klaus Petrus (ed.) - 2013 - Columbia University Press.
    Philosophers investigating questions of animal ethics tend to draw on animal cognition research while subscribing to strong positions regarding animal minds, and philosophers pursuing the question of animal minds frequently draw conclusions from the arguments of ethical philosophers. Despite this exchange, animal mind and animal ethics research have developed in fundamentally different directions. One reason for this divison lies in the institutional distinction between theoretical and practical philosophy. This anthology brings these fields and their philosophical approaches closer together, mapping their (...)
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  50. Business Ethics at Work.Elizabeth Vallance - 1995 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book looks at business ethics from the perspective of the business practitioner, but with the rigour of the moral philosopher. Intended for introductory students of business, commerce and management studies, Business Ethics at Work begins by setting business clearly in the context of creating value for its owners, and develops a practical ethical decision model which can be simply and relevantly applied to the hard moral choices with which business people are faced day to day. Against this background, some (...)
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