Ethical Economy

Business Ethics and Risk Management

Editors: Luetge, Christoph, Jauernig, Johanna (Eds.)

  • First volume to explicitly connect management and business ethics
  • Focuses on the highly topical issues of Ethics and Risk in the light of the financial crisis
  • Approaches risk management from a uniquely diverse, interdisciplinary angle
  • Brings together business ethicists, economists, sociologists and risk analysts​
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About this book

This volume explores various aspects of risk taking. It offers an analysis of financial, entrepreneurial and social risks, as well as a discussion of the ethical implications of empirical findings. The main issues examined in the book are the financial crisis and its implications for business ethics. The book discusses unethical behaviour as a reputational risk (e.g., in the case of Goldman Sachs) and the question is raised as to what extent the financial crisis has changed the banks’ entrepreneurial strategy. The book presents an analysis of the reasons leading to the crisis and identifies them as ethical dilemma structures.  In addition, it looks at general questions regarding ethical behaviour and risk taking, such as: To what extent does the social embeddedness or abstraction play a role in guaranteeing ethical behaviour? What conclusions can be drawn from institutional or evolutionary perspectives on risk management? Finally, the book discusses further issues that become factors of risk within and between societies, such as work insecurity, corruption or the problem of facilitation payments as a risk in international transactions.​  

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Risk Taking and the Ethics of Entrepreneurship

    Luetge, Christoph

    Pages 3-14

  • The Present Use of the Future: Management and Production of Risk on Financial Markets

    Esposito, Elena

    Pages 17-26

  • Epistemically Virtuous Risk Management: Financial Due Diligence and Uncovering the Madoff Fraud

    Bruin, Boudewijn

    Pages 27-42

  • Risk Management, Banality of Evil and Moral Blindness in Organizations and Corporations

    Rendtorff, Jacob Dahl

    Pages 45-70

  • Transforming Risks into Moral Issues in Organizations

    Besio, Cristina

    Pages 71-84

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eBook $99.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-007-7441-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-7440-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.00
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  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: November 3, 2016
  • ISBN 978-94-024-0637-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Business Ethics and Risk Management
Editors
  • Christoph Luetge
  • Johanna Jauernig
Series Title
Ethical Economy
Series Volume
43
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-7441-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-7441-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-7440-7
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0637-5
Series ISSN
2211-2707
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 160
Number of Illustrations and Tables
2 b/w illustrations, 3 illustrations in colour
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