American Business Values

Paperback | February 13, 2009

byGerald F Cavanagh, Charles Fornaciari

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For undergraduate business ethics, social responsibility in business, or business and society courses.

Business is a Human Endeavor, Where Every Decision and Action Has a Personal Result for All Individuals Involved
The primary focus of this book is on American business values, but it also examines how those values are influencing people throughout the world, and how American values are, in turn, being influenced by other people. American Business Values helps readers to formulate their own values and goals. It challenges them to examine problems and to be aware of biases. It provides the tools to make informed ethical judgments and tells them what is required to form good moral habits and character.

The Sixth Edition adds new elements that discuss the changing values of industrialized nations and detail the interaction between the values of an employer and employee. Chapters have been updated and rewritten to reflect the latest research and newest trends.

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For undergraduate business ethics, social responsibility in business, or business and society courses. Business is a Human Endeavor, Where Every Decision and Action Has a Personal Result for All Individuals Involved The primary focus of this book is on American business values, but it also examines how those values are influencing p...

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Business is a human endeavor, where every decision and action has a personal result for all individuals involved. The primary focus of this book is on American business values, but it also examines how those values are influencing people throughout the world, and how American values are, in turn, being influenced by other people. The b...

Gerald Cavanagh is the Charles T. Fisher III Chair of Business Ethics and Professor of Management at the University of Detroit Mercy.  He is the author of 40 research articles and five books.  Jerry Cavanagh held the Gasson Chair at Boston College, the Dirksen Chair of Business Ethics at Santa Clara University, and was Academic Vice Pr...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.9 inPublished:February 13, 2009Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:013607829X

ISBN - 13:9780136078296

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Table of Contents

Preface

CHAPTER 1: A FREE MARKETS NEEDS ETHICAL NORMS    
CHAPTER 2: MORAL MATURITY    
CHAPTER 3: ETHICS IN BUSINESS    
CHAPTER 4: HISTORY OF BUSINESS VALUES    
CHAPTER 5: FACTORIES, IMMIGRANTS AND WEALTH    
CHAPTER 6: CRITICS OF CAPITALISM    
CHAPTER 7: PERSONAL VALUES AND THE FIRM    
CHAPTER 8: LEADERS, TRUST AND WATCHDOGS    
CHAPTER 9: GLOBALIZATION’S IMPACT ON AMERICAN VALUES    
CHAPTER 10: FUTURE BUSINESS VALUES AND SUSTAINABILITY    

INDEX