Business Ethics as a Science

Methodology and Implications

Authors: Storchevoy, Maxim

  • Explores the historical interaction of economics and ethics and the potential implications for business ethics
  • Critiques the methodology of business ethics from a scientific perspective
  • Suggests a new typology of moral issues and dilemmas in business ethics
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The book considers how to make the methodology of business ethics more scientific, especially its normative branch. Storchevoy explores the attempts of economic theory to contribute to the scientific normative analysis of economic behavior, particularly the welfare economics of 1910-1950 and methodological discussions of economics and ethics from 1980-2015. He then examines the development of the methodological structure of business ethics in general since the 1980s and the scientific validity of normative business ethics, including stakeholder theory, the separation thesis, integral social contract theory, corporate social responsibility, virtue ethics and other frameworks. He concludes by suggesting an additional step to make business ethics a more systematic discipline by developing a typology of moral issues and dilemmas. Business Ethics as a Science will be a thought-provoking resource for students and practitioners of business ethics and economists alike.

About the authors

Maxim Storchevoy is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Strategic and International Management at the Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University, Russia. He has a background in economics and teaches Business Ethics and Contract Theory for Managers. In 2016, he became a founding director of the Russian Business Ethics Network, a chapter of the European Business Ethics Network (EBEN).

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Welfare Economics

    Storchevoy, Maxim

    Pages 1-33

  • Economics and Ethics after the 1950s

    Storchevoy, Maxim

    Pages 35-70

  • Business Ethics: Normative, Positive, and Practical

    Storchevoy, Maxim

    Pages 71-95

  • Business Ethics: Normative Approaches

    Storchevoy, Maxim

    Pages 97-123

  • Business Ethics: Moral Issues and Dilemmas

    Storchevoy, Maxim

    Pages 125-150

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eBook 41,64 €
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Hardcover 51,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-68860-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Business Ethics as a Science
Book Subtitle
Methodology and Implications
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and the Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-68861-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-68861-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-68860-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 155
Number of Illustrations and Tables
6 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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