Understanding Business Ethics, Paperback / softback Book


Filled with real-world case studies and examples of ethical dilemmas, Understanding Business Ethics prepares you to make ethical decisions in today's complex, global environment.

Bestselling authors explain the fundamental importance of ethical leadership, decision making, and strategic planning while examining emerging trends in business ethics such as the developing world, human rights, environmental sustainability, and technology.

In addition to presenting information related to the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the text's 26 real-world cases profile a variety of industries, countries, and ethical issues in a way that is relevant and meaningful to your lives.

Using an applied approach, this text helps you understand why and how business ethics really do matter!NEW TO THIS EDITION:New coverage of current and relevant topics such as corporate social responsibility, information technology, social media, big data, NGOs as stakeholders, and challenges to establishing an ethical organisationNew chapter-opening vignettes and real-life ethical dilemmas highlight contemporary examples such as "The Interview" movie and North Korea, Samsung and Child Labour, and the Hillsborough football disasterNew cases covering recent ethical situations such as Disney's corporate social responsibility reputation and the General Motor's ignition recall issue show you how to practically apply the concepts being learned to their everyday lifeAn extensive instructor's manual covering all of the case studies and exercises in the book as well as links to additional material. The free, open-access Student Study site at study.sagepub.com/stanwick3e features web quizzes, web resources, video resources, and more.

There is also a dedicated Instructor site providing additional teaching resources.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 600 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ethics & moral philosophy
  • ISBN: 9781506303239

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