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Global Business Ethics : Responsible Decision Making in an International Context (Paperback) (Ronald D.
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This concise introduction to key issues in global business ethics is intended for students and professionals in business. Discussion centers on issues of ethical gradualism and the quantification of ethical matters. The first part of the book presents a justification for business ethics, outlines the advantages of being ethical, explores cross-cultural issues in business ethics, and touches on organizational and individual factors in business ethics. The second part of the book considers theoretical approaches and legal aspects. The last section overviews the paradigm of ethical gradualism, provides ideas on creating an ethical corporate culture, and reviews international standards, with special focus on OECD guidelines for multinational enterprises and OECD principles of corporate governance. The book closes with a glossary of international codes related to ethics. Chapter opening key points, focus questions, and case studies are included, along with extensive chapter-ending lists of web sites for further reading. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)