Moral Issues in Business,
4th Edition

William Shaw, Vincent Barry, Donata Muntean, Theodora Issa, Gerard Ilott, Bevan Catley

ISBN-13: 9780170441025 | ISBN-10: 0170441024

Copyright 2021

| Not Yet Published

| 600 pages

List Price USD $116.25


Moral Issues in Business examines business ethics in the context of the important moral and ethical issues encountered by Australian and New Zealand businesses and organisations. You will also get an understanding of the moral, social, and economic environments within which those problems occur. The text then helps you develop the necessary reasoning and analytical skills you need to resolve these problems.

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Meet the Authors

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Vincent Barry is Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Bakersfield College, having taught there for thirty-four years as well as being a highly successful philosophy textbook author.

Donata is currently in a teaching-only position at Charles Sturt University. Her teaching responsibilities include teaching ethics to business students and convening her subject across twelve cohorts of students. She has chaired the Learning and Teaching Committees of the School of Accounting & Computer Science and the School of Accounting & Finance, and was a member of the Learning and Teaching Committee of the Faculty of Business. She has also reviewed articles for a number of business journals including Accounting Education: an international journal.

Theodora Issa is a multi-award winning senior lecturer at Curtin University, Australia. In addition to her academic position in Australia, Theodora designed and facilitated Sustainable Development Business Strategies for the Master of International Business program in a European School of Business. Currently, Theodora’s post-doctoral research focuses on ethical mindsets, spirituality, and aesthetics. Theodora is Associate Editor of the Journal of Business Ethics – A European Review (BE:ER), a guest co-editor for the special issue of Management Research in Review: Innovative Research Methods in Management, Spirituality and Religion. Theodora is a member of editorial committees of international journals, and a reviewer of journals. Theodora is one of the webmasters (since 1995) of her community's website, and is one of the editors of the weekly bulletin since 1995 that is currently available online.

Gerard is a business and accounting academic with an interest in corporate governance, IT governance and business ethics. As well as Gerard's role as an educator, he is actively involved in the profession and in service to the university. Gerard is the President of the CPA Australia Capricornia Branch Council, the Academic Staff representative on the CQUniversity Council as well as Council representative on the CQUniversity Audit, Risk and Finance Committee.

Bevan Catley is Associate Professor in the School of Management (Albany) at Massey University. His teaching philosophy is based on emphasising the social and ethical dimensions of management knowledge and in 2010 he was awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Award for sustained excellence in teaching. He is an active researcher and has had a number of articles published on workplace bullying and workplace violence. Bevan is also the co-author of Management in New Zealand. Outside academia, Bevan has held positions on the board of directors of several sports organisations.

  • NEW End of chapter case studies that reflect timely ethical dilemmas
  • The table of contents has expanded to 12 chapters to address the growing emphasis on corporate governance. There are now separate chapters for Corporate Social Responsibility (Chapter 4) and Corporate Governance (Chapter 5)
  • Running case study that explores the Financial Services Royal Commission
  • NEW Four-colour format with increased visuals to enhance student engagement
  • Understand how key concepts are connected across all chapters in each part by viewing the 'part concept maps'
  • New ANZ-specific case studies included in each chapter help students relate to ethics in familiar contexts, alongside international cases
  • Critical reflection, and *NEW* Apply and Revise questions allows students to revise and practise what they’ve learned
  • The refreshed Ethical Dilemma feature includes real-life scenarios regarding ethical issues in organisations, and *NEW* questions that allow students to get an understanding of how ethics apply to the workforce
  • The *NEW* Banking Royal Commission opening case studies introduces the topics about to be covered in the chapter in a way that applies in the real world

Table of Contents

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Part 1 Seeing the moral dimension in business
1. The nature of morality: Why ethics in business matter
2. Normative theories of ethics

Part 2 Taking a moral position
3. The nature of capitalism
4. Corporate social responsibility *NEW*
5. Corporate governance *NEW*
6. The morality and ethics of consumption
7. International business: Moral and ethical issues and globalisation
8. Environmental ethics in business

Part 3 Ethics and human talent
9. The organisation: Ethical and moral issues
10. Ethics at work

Part 4 Managing business ethics
11. Ethics, leadership and culture
12. Putting it all together: Towards moral and ethical decision making

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Moral Issues in Business

  • ISBN-10: 0170441024
  • ISBN-13: 9780170441025

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