Business Ethics: A European Perspective : Managing Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability in the Age of Globalization

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Oxford University Press, 2004 - Business & Economics - 484 pages
Business Ethics is an exciting, new, student focused text which covers business ethics challenges and practices from an overall European perspective. It is the first business ethics textbook to feature a thorough assessment of the implications of three major challenges facing the corporation:corporate citizenship, globalization and sustainability.The first part of the book covers the foundations of business ethics, including the nature of business ethics, the social role of the corporation, ethical theory, ethical decision making, and business ethics management. The second part applies these theories, concepts and tools to each of thecorporation's major stakeholders.The book includes numerous cases, vignettes and examples that vividly bring to life the problems and practices of business ethics in Europe. It is written in a lively and accessible way, and the reader is provided with directed study questions, personal dilemmas and guidance for understanding andapplying theory, making it an exciting and practical learning tool.

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Dr Andy Crane is a senior lecturer in Business Ethics at the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Nottingham Business School. He has a PhD from the University of Nottingham and a BSc from the University of Warwick. He is one of the co-founders of the ESRC funded Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society at the University of Cardiff. Dr Dirk Matten is a senior research fellow in Business Ethics at the University of Nottingham Business School. He also holds a doctoral degree in Environmental and Strategic Management from the University of Dusseldorf in Germany.

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