An extremely popular textbook for modules at the advanced undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA level in Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance. This book summarises the origins of corporate social responsibility, business ethics and corporate governance before presenting several methods for evaluating similarities and differences in these three perspectives on business activity.
PART I: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, BUSINESS ETHICS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE.
1. The integration of corporate social responsibility, business ethics and corporate governance.
2. Moral reasoning and applied ethics.
3. Values, beliefs and ideologies.
4. Means/ends analysis and its practical applications.
PART II: THE INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT.
5. Individual morality in organisations.
6. Unethical behaviour by individuals in organisations.
7. The individual and computer/information ethics.
PART III: GROUPS.
8. Employment issues.
9. Discrimination and equal opportunities.
PART IV: THE EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENT.
10. Marketing and the consumer.
11. Environmental protection.
PART V: ORGANISATIONS IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT.
12. International business and the Third World.
13. Ethical investment.
PART VI: MANAGING VALUES AND BELIEFS IN ORGANISATIONS.
14. Organisational culture and stakeholder theory.
15. Corporate social performance, ethical leadership and reputation management.
Appendix: Calculating your Moral Compass Scores.