SpringerBriefs in Ethics

Business Ethics in the Social Context

Law, Profits, and the Evolving Moral Practice of Business

Authors: Newton, Lisa

  • Provides a clear exposition of the philosophical consideration of the moral status of common business practice, from Aristotle to the present
  • Gives a clear critique of the fundamentals of modern business theory from Adam Smith onwards
  • Provides a useful review of influential court cases that influenced business practice in the United States​
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The book tracks the rise of Business Ethics as a discipline in the United States through a review of the basic understandings of the role of business practices in the operations of society, beginning with Aristotle and proceeding to a review of the formative concepts and cases in the history of American business.​

Table of contents (3 chapters)

  • Can Business Be a Moral Enterprise?

    Newton, Lisa

    Pages 1-24

  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities: The Internal Constituencies of Business

    Newton, Lisa

    Pages 25-61

  • Customers, Community, and World: The External Constituencies of Business

    Newton, Lisa

    Pages 63-100

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-00870-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-00869-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Business Ethics in the Social Context
Book Subtitle
Law, Profits, and the Evolving Moral Practice of Business
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Ethics
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-00870-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-00870-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-00869-1
Series ISSN
2211-8101
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 100
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