White, College of Mount St. This title provides useful reference tool for students, academics and practitioners interested in gaining knowledge on the role played by business with regard to the environment in which it exists. He also recently published the sixth edition of Understanding Futures Markets and the fifth edition of Futures, Options, and Swaps both with James A. The predominant use by business ethicists of these moral theories points toward their importance in the field. Small, Curtin Business School Jeffery Smith, University of Redlands John W. Utilitarianism, often expressed as a teleological or consequentialist framework, is primarily based on the writings of Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill.
As an example of this breadth of vision, consider the relationship between the employer and her employees, whose essential relationship is specified by an employment contract, which can be a legal document or merely specified by custom. Online availability of older items may vary, however, and some may only be available through libraries and interlibrary borrowing. Manfred Kirchgeorg Andrew Kleit, The Pennsylvania State University Robin S. There he led the school's program in business ethics and business and society. John's University Wim Dubbink, Tilburg University Craig P. Dean Maines, University of St.
Finally, a mixed approach draws on aspects of several of the approaches e. Frederick, University of Pittsburgh Julian Friedland, University of Colorado at Boulder F. Rodriguez, University of Miami Deborah Britt Roebuck, Kennesaw State University David Ronnegard, London School of Economics James E. He has published more than 50 academic research articles and more than 20 books. Mitnick, University of Pittsburgh Marc Orlitzky, University of Redlands Tara J. Kehoe, University of Virginia Robert G. Life presents us with a series of choices.
The entries range in length from about 500 words to almost 11,000 words. In addition to research and book reviews, it provides relevant dissertation abstracts. She has also written several texts, including Rising Above Sweatshops: Innovative Management Approaches to Global Labor Challenges, Employment Law for Business, Perspectives in Business Ethics, and Business Ethics with Joe DesJardins. Business Ethics as an Academic Field Richard De George might be considered the first to attempt to distinguish business ethics as a separate field of study. My wife, Lori Kolb, listened to my complaints or at least pretended to , was always understanding when the work of the Encyclopedia interfered with family plans, and provided the best support one could ever ask from a spouse.
To isolate the two disciplines impoverishes both, as is well recognized by scholars who find their most natural home in one discipline or the other. Buono, Bentley College Cathleen Burns, University of Colorado at Boulder Brian K. Some of the more apparent ways are 1 individual ethical decision making; 2 organizational ethical decision making e. Radin, The Wharton School Julie Anne Ragatz, The American College Michael B. Wicks, University of Virginia Sylvester E.
Scholz, Villanova University Doug Schuler, Rice University Mark S. The status of business ethics: Past and future. We, therefore, decided to broaden the scope of the project to include not only business ethics but also business and society. Because so many of the topics discussed in the Encyclopedia relate to other matters, every entry has cross-references to other entries in the Encyclopedia. The relationship between business and society is described through a variety of ways, such as corporate citizenship, but corporate social Topic Pages contain an overview, definitions, biographies, related topics, images, plus links to relevant articles and other content provided by your library.
The leading databases cover six or more journals that are central to business ethics, along with a significant number of other academic and trade journals of secondary importance to the field. The five volumes of this ultimate resource recognize the inherent unity between business ethics and business and society, that stems from their shared primary concern with value in commerce. This official publication of the International Association of Business and Society focuses on social issues in management and business ethics. Reynolds, University of Washington Business School Jennifer Lin Roberts, University of New Mexico Jerald F. Lecker, Rockland Community College Dong-Jin Lee Yonsei University D. White, Santa Clara University Ronald F. His most recent book is Management Ethics and his most recent edited book is Blackwell Guide to Business Ethics.
Other important moral standards that are also used although to a somewhat lesser extent in the field of business ethics include moral relativism, ethical egoism, and religious doctrine. The top five referenced authors were 1 Milton Friedman, 2 Christopher Stone, 3 Thomas Donaldson, 4 Peter French, and 5 Alasdair MacIntyre. Cavanagh, University of Detroit Mercy Tara L. Myers, Georgetown University Jan Narveson, University of Waterloo Michael Naughton, University of St. Henry, Southeast Missouri State University David Hess, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan Stephen R. His authoritative coedited text Ethical Theory and Business is in its seventh edition, and the eighth edition is in press.
Comprehensive tracking of items in annuals, however, is best done from each publisher's Web site. Manuel Velasquez defines the business ethics field as a specialized study of moral right and wrong. The major, broad-based management databases are the primary choices to research business-ethics-related topics because they cover the largest range of relevant academic literature, as well as news, commentary, case studies, and policy analysis articles. The E-mail message field is required. The Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society spans the relationships among business, ethics and society, with an emphasis on business ethics and the role of business in society. Overdahl, Commodity Futures Trading Commission Scott R. I think that they shared with me a belief in the project's importance, and they almost invariably made the extra effort to improve the entries and to make each one as good as it could possibly be.
Alternatively, individuals without a library affiliation may find pay-per-print access directly through the databases and journal publishers or via article supply vendors such as Ingenta or the British Library Document Supply Center. Mitnick, University of Pittsburgh Norihiro Mizumura, Saitama University Dennis J. The publications discussed here are primarily English language, although their contents may be international in scope. Duska, The American College William C. Lawrence French, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Julian Friedland, University of Colorado at Boulder Jeffrey Gale, Loyola Marymount University Angelica Garcia, University of New Mexico Cheryl Crozier Garcia, Hawaii Pacific University Robert McClain Gassaway, University of New Mexico Joanne H.