Exploring Ethical Business Practices with Richard A. Spinello

Book Review: Business Ethics by Richard A. Spinello

Business Ethics by Richard A. Spinello is an incredibly insightful read for those interested in the complex world of business ethics. This book takes the reader on a journey through the various ethical issues that arise in business and provides a strong framework to analyze and approach these issues.

One of the most impressive aspects of this book is its clarity in presenting complex ideas. The author’s writing style is concise and straightforward, making it easy for readers to understand even the most challenging concepts. As a result, this book does not require any previous knowledge or experience with business ethics.

The author also uses real-life examples from various industries to illustrate the different ethical issues that companies face. This approach helps readers relate to the topics discussed and provides practical insights into how ethical dilemmas are handled in real-life situations.

Another highlight of this book is its extensive coverage of various topical areas within business ethics, including social responsibility, corporate governance, whistleblowing, environmental issues, and more. The breadth of topics covered ensures that readers gain a comprehensive understanding of what it means to conduct business in an ethical manner.

One area where this book could have been improved though is its lack of discussion on global perspectives on business ethics beyond US-based perspectives alone. With more international trade going on around the world today than ever before, there needs to be greater sensitivity to different cultural practices within a wider discourse on Business Ethics.

Overall, I highly recommend Business Ethics by Richard A. Spinello as it offers valuable insights into how businesses can operate ethically while still turning a profit. After reading this book, you will feel empowered to make better decisions when faced with ethical dilemmas in your professional life and beyond!

Business Ethics

The future of the free market depends on fair, honest business practices. Business Ethics: Contemporary Issues and Cases aims to deepen students’ knowledge of ethical principles, corporate social responsibility, and decision-making in all aspects of business. The text presents an innovative approach to ethical reasoning grounded in moral philosophy. Focusing on corporate purpose—creating economic value, complying with laws and regulations, and observing ethical standards—a decision-making framework is presented based upon Duties-Rights-Justice. Over 40 real-world case studies allow students to grapple with a wide range of moral issues related to personal integrity, corporate values, and global capitalism. Richard A. Spinello delves into the most pressing issues confronting businesses today including sexual harassment in the workplace, cybersecurity, privacy, and environmental justice. Give your students the SAGE edge! SAGE edge offers a robust online environment featuring an impressive array of free tools and resources for review, study, and further exploration, keeping both instructors and students.

publishedDate : 2019-01-24

authors : Richard A. Spinello

publishers : SAGE Publications

pageCount : 520

Business Ethics


Business Ethics

Author by : Richard A. Spinello
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2020
Publisher by :

ISBN :

Description : The future of the free market depends on fair, honest business practices. Business Ethics: Contemporary Issues and Cases aims to deepen students' knowledge of ethical principles, corporate social responsibility, and decision-making in all aspects of business. The text presents an innovative approach to ethical reasoning grounded in moral philosophy. Focusing on corporate purpose-creating economic value, complying with laws and regulations, and observing ethical standards-a decision-making framework is presented based upon Duties-Rights-Justice. Over 40 real-world case studies allow students to grapple with a wide range of moral issues related to personal integrity, corporate values, and global capitalism. Richard A. Spinello delves into the most pressing issues confronting businesses today including sexual harassment in the workplace, cybersecurity, privacy, and environmental justice Give your students the SAGE edge! SAGE edge offers a robust online environment featuring an impressive array of free tools and resources for review, study, and further exploration, keeping both instructors and students. Learn more at edge.sagepub.com/spinello....






Global Capitalism Culture And Ethics


Global Capitalism Culture And Ethics

Author by : Richard A. Spinello
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2022-04-06
Publisher by : Routledge

ISBN :

Description : This book seeks to deepen the reader’s understanding of the complex ethical and social disputes that corporations and managers face in an increasingly globalized world. It reviews the history and nature of global capitalism along with the role of the multinational within the global economy. Special attention is paid to emerging and frontier markets where there is economic potential but also major challenges due to institutional voids. Globalization is a constantly evolving field. In addition to exploring basic economic concepts and ethical frameworks, this second edition takes into account many new developments across different industries, ranging from "Big Tech" to "Big Pharma." It reviews some of the controversies that have affected those industries including bribery, censorship, the politics of computer networking, sweatshops, divestment, and the intensifying crisis of climate change. The book now includes short case studies to help spur creative reflection. Also, the revised content is highlighted in two new chapters – "Bribery and Corruption" and "Emerging and Frontier Markets." The book is ideal for use as a textbook on globalization, and specifically for courses that want to introduce a social responsibility or ethical component at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels....






Business Ethics


Business Ethics

Author by : Richard A. Spinello
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2019-01-24
Publisher by : SAGE Publications

ISBN :

Description : The future of the free market depends on fair, honest business practices. Business Ethics: Contemporary Issues and Cases aims to deepen students’ knowledge of ethical principles, corporate social responsibility, and decision-making in all aspects of business. The text presents an innovative approach to ethical reasoning grounded in moral philosophy. Focusing on corporate purpose—creating economic value, complying with laws and regulations, and observing ethical standards—a decision-making framework is presented based upon Duties-Rights-Justice. Over 40 real-world case studies allow students to grapple with a wide range of moral issues related to personal integrity, corporate values, and global capitalism. Richard A. Spinello delves into the most pressing issues confronting businesses today including sexual harassment in the workplace, cybersecurity, privacy, and environmental justice....






Human Rights And Ethics Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications


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Author by : Management Association, Information Resources
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2014-09-30
Publisher by : IGI Global

ISBN :

Description : In today’s increasingly interconnected and global society, the protection of basic liberties is an important consideration in public policy and international relations. Profitable social interactions can begin only when a foundation of trust has been laid between two parties. Human Rights and Ethics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications considers some of the most important issues in the ethics of human interaction, whether in business, politics, or science and technology. Covering issues such as cybercrime, bioethics, medical care, and corporate leadership, this four-volume reference work will serve as a crucial resource for leaders, innovators, educators, and other personnel living and working in the modern world....






Place And Politics In Latin American Digital Culture


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Author by : Claire Taylor
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2014-05-09
Publisher by : Routledge

ISBN :

Description : This volume explores one of the central issues that has been debated in internet studies in recent years: locality, and the extent to which cultural production online can be embedded in a specific place. The particular focus of the book is on the practices of net artists in Latin America, and how their work interrogates some of the central place-based concerns of Latin(o) American identity through their on- and offline cultural practice. Six particular works by artists of different countries in Latin America and within Latina/o communities in the US are studied in detail, with one each from Uruguay, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, the US-Mexico border, and the US. Each chapter explores how each artist represents place in their works, and, in particular how traditional place-based affiliations, or notions of territorial identity, end up reproduced, re-affirmed, or even transformed online. At the same time, the book explores how these net.artists make use of new media technologies to express alternative viewpoints about the locations they represent, and use the internet as a space for the recuperation of cultural memory....






Contemporary Moral Issues


Contemporary Moral Issues

Author by : Lawrence M. Hinman
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2016-07-01
Publisher by : Routledge

ISBN :

Description : Contemporary Moral Issues is an anthology that provides a selection of readings on contemporary social issues revolving around three general themes: Matters of Life and Death, Matters of Equality and Diversity, and Expanding the Circle, which includes duties beyond borders, living together with animals, and environmental ethics. The text contains a number of distinctive, high-profile readings and powerful narratives, including Jonathan Foer's "Eating Animals," Eva Feder Kittay's "On the Ethics of Selective Abortion for Disability," and Susan M. Wolf's "Confronting Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: My Father's Death." Each set of readings is accompanied by an extensive introduction, a bibliographical essay, pre-reading questions, and discussion questions....






Ethical Aspects Of Information Technology


Ethical Aspects Of Information Technology

Author by : Richard A. Spinello
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1995
Publisher by : Pearson

ISBN :

Description : This collection of case studies and theoretical frameworks is designed to provoke students to reflect upon the social and ethical ramifications of managing information....






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