Ethics for Managers introduces students to the philosophical underpinnings of business ethics and translates this theory into practical terms, demonstrating the moral implications of the decisions managers make. This edition features new material on global ethics, the financial downturn, and ethical sustainability.
New, student-friendly features include:
Students of business ethics courses will find this compact, well-organized text a useful tool to understand ethics in the digital age.
The Gilbert book is the best on the market for teaching the various ethical theories and then applying them to the real world. The book, taking the approach of a manager in the modern workplace, offers the reader the theoretical means for properly analyzing the kinds of moral dilemmas that they may confront in their careers.
Robert J. Aalberts, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
The second edition of Ethics for Managers is an excellent resource for managers who want to gain a better understanding of ethics to discover how it applies to their daily organizational practices. The book offers guidance to managers wishing to make ethical decisions in a business context.
José-Carlos García-Rosell, University of Lapland, Finland
1.Introduction 2. What is Philosophy? 3. What is Ethics? 4. Utilitarianism 5. Rights and Duties 6. Fairness and Justice 7. Employment Issues 8. Performance Appraisal and Compensation 9. Terminations 10. Privacy: Applicants and Employees 11. Accounting and Financial Reporting 12. The Ethical Manager in the Ethical Organization