360 pages | 6 B/W Illus.
This book is a very practical guide to help managers put their own and their employees’ professional values to work. Through real life stories and case studies, the author brings to life and light the ethical challenges that present themselves in corporate and institutional settings.
The reader gets to see that ethics lie not only in the big, dramatic defining moments, but in the everyday behaviors of people as they work together in the service of organizational goals. The text is punctuated with summaries, exercises, and opportunities for reflection where the reader has an opportunity to review their own ethical frameworks and to see how these show up in the daily choices they make. Ideas are provided to help managers coach their employees in strategize around ethical issues, how to communicate their views with clarity and conviction, and how to find support in the organization to tackle difficult issues.
CHAPTER 1: CAPITALISM – THE MACRO ENVIRONMENT
CHAPTER 2: ETHICAL BARRIERS AT WORK
CHAPTER 3: AM I AN ETHICAL PERSON?
CHAPTER 4: ETHICS AND MORAL DEVELOPMENTCHAPTER 5: ETHICAL REFLECTION – AN INTERLUDE
CHAPTER 6: FROM SOCRATES TO MODERNITY
CHAPTER 7: JUSTICE
CHAPTER 8: THE PATH TO GLOBAL CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP
CHAPTER 9: THE MORAL REASONING FRAMEWORK
CHAPTER 10: ETHICAL LEADERSHIP AND GOOD PRACTICE