Ethical Dilemmas in the Creative, Cultural and Service Industries enhances professional ethical awareness and supports student’s development of skills for ethical decision-making, in these growing sectors.
It focuses on the shaping of personal and professional values and dealing with the moral and ethical issues that (future) professionals may encounter in practice. Including a multitude of varied and interdisciplinary case studies, this textbook adopts an applied ethical approach which enables the student to combine basic ethical theory with relevant and ‘real-life’ cases. Major ethical issues such as CSR, ethical leadership, human rights, fraud, employee rights and duties, new technology and (social) entrepreneurship are addressed.
This will be invaluable reading for students studying Tourism, Hospitality, Leisure, Events, Marketing, Healthcare, Logistics, Retail and Game development. It will also be a suitable resource for in-company training of practitioners already working in this wide range of domains.
Part 1: Theory: Ethics, Culture, Moral Development and Decision-making in Business Contexts 1.Introduction2.Ethics and Business 3. Culture, Business and Ethics in a Globalising World4. Moral Development, Moral Positioning and Ethical Decision-making 5. Ethical Dilemmas and Decision-making Part 2: Application: Ethical Dilemmas in the Creative, Cultural and Service Industries 6.Professional Ethics7. Organizational Ethics8.Corporate Social Responsibility 9. Sustainability and Business 10.Human Rights and Business 11. Responsible Entrepreneurship and Innovation12.Information Technology and Business