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

| Published 2020

| 600 pages

List Price USD $119.25


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 came to academia from the Financial World, served as an International Bank High-Ranking Executive for several years. Her PhD award-winning thesis was titled “Ethical mindsets, aesthetics and spirituality: a mixed-methods approach analysis of the Australian services”. Holds CBS ‘New Researcher of the Year’ title since 2010, and the recipient of multi awards and grants from university, and external bodies. A Senior Lecturer at the School of Management, Faculty of Business and Law, Curtin University, Western Australia, Australia. An Associate Editor of Journal of Business Ethics: A European Review, a member of editorial committees of several international journals and a member of organising committees of international conferences, also a reviewer of journals such as the Journal of Business Ethics. Theodora volunteers locally; e.g. http://soca.cjb.net , http://noohro.cjb.net, and internationally; e.g., since 2012 Theodora became involved with World Council of Churches (WCC), Switzerland representing The Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch.

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.

  • 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)
  • End-of-chapter case studies that reflect timely ethical dilemmas
  • Running case study that explores the Financial Services Royal Commission opens and closes each chapter by putting the concepts into a real-world perspective
  • Four-colour format with increased visuals to enhance student engagement
  • 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 *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
  • 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
  • Discussion questions now feature with the Ethical Dilemma boxes to encourage critical thinking when examining business ethics

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

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