Draws on actual business experiences as well as social science research to challenge the assumptions about business ethics at companies and business schools. This book gives business leaders, managers, and students the tools not just to recognize what is right, but also to ensure that the right things happen.
Climate change, the resource constrained economy, and sustainability in general are amongst the hottest and most problematic topics for contemporary businesses. This book provides a comprehensive overview of how the world's sustainability challenges are affecting and being affected by business.
Taking an international perspective Business Ethics covers the complex and fascinating ethical challenges faced by businesses from across the globe. Their experiences are described in detail and students are provided with the concepts, tools, and theories needed to analyse the issues raised and develop their own decision-making skills.
Taking a critical approach, this text examines the origins, meanings, and differing perspectives on corporate responsibility. The changing role of business over time is revealed as it strives to meet the challenges presented by financial, social, political, and environmental issues.
Dealing with the understanding of ethics for organization practice and managerial behavior, this volume provides an overview and critique of ethics as they relate to challenges and issues. Meant for postgraduate students of business and ethics, it examines ethics as it is deeply embedded in the everyday practice of management.
Did Supreme Court sell out America's citizens in the nineteenth century, with consequences lasting to this day? This book incorporates specific examples from headlines and proposes specific legal remedies that could truly save the world from political, economic and ecological disaster.
Covering ten major religions, this book explores how practical wisdom from spiritual traditions permeates corporate cultures. It includes case studies of over twenty multinational corporations analysed with an emphasis on their spiritual values, alongside business and strategic issues.
Sustainable Investing is fast becoming the smart way of generating long-term returns. With conventional investors now scrambling to factor in issues such as climate change, this book captures a turning point in the evolution of global finance. It charts how this agenda has evolved, what impact it has today, and what are its prospects.
Explores the issues of individual and corporate responsibility in business, and integrates many contemporary and classic readings with the text. This book features a cross-cultural approach and includes case studies throughout.
In response to toughening environmental legislation, national and supra-national environmental product policies and growing customer demands, this book provides both analysis and case studies on why and how companies are developing new products and services to fit "triple-bottom-line" expectations.
There are many challenges facing educators in the field of sustainability. This text aims to analyze the state of the art in teaching business sustainability worldwide, and what teaching practices and tools are achieving successful results.
If there is one area of business education that requires out-of-the-box, creative thinking it is sustainability. A companion to "Teaching Business Sustainability 1: From Theory to Practice", this collection of teaching pedagogies aims to create a learning environment where students themselves take control over their own learning.
The ultimate "how-to-do-it" guide for corporate leaders, strategists, academics, sustainability consultants, and anyone else with an interest in actually making sustainability work for organizations. An updated edition of a landmark book at a time when a growing number of corporate leaders are asking for urgent help in "getting this done".
Suitable for business ethics course, this title offers critical analysis and integrates the perspective of philosophy with management, law, economics, and public policy. It provides a comprehensive introductory survey of the ethical choices available to us in business.
Now completely updated, Making Sustainability Work is the bible for applying real metrics and best practices to the often - nebulous realm of business sustainability. Mark Epstein and Adriana Rejc Buhovac provide concrete tools for measuring and increasing social and environmental impacts in a manner that businesses can understand and put to rea...
In this text, Marjorie Kelly proposes that corporations are built on six aristocratic principles which work in the interests of wealth-holders and against those of employees. She shows how to use democratic principles to build a new corporate order that serves the many rather than the few.
Who are the new philanthropists? And how is their philanthropy 'new'? This book portrays a new generation of practical philanthropists, men and women who help actively, working on the spot with the very people who need their aid, ensuring that the initiatives are sustainable in the longer term.
Guy Standing, best-selling author of The Precariat, reveals the devastating effects of the construction of a global market economy. The Corruption of Capitalism shows why, in the interests of democracy and our common wealth, the rise of rentier capitalism must be resisted. If it is not, we risk dire social and political consequences.
Should we financially reward children for good marks? Is it ethical to pay people to donate organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars, outsourcing inmates to for-profit prisons or selling citizenship? In this title, the author asks: Isn't there something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale?