Business Ethics of Innovation by Gerd HanekampBusiness Ethics of Innovation by Gerd Hanekamp

Business Ethics of Innovation

EditorGerd Hanekamp

Paperback | November 25, 2010

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Firms generally depend upon innovations in order to achieve advantages on competitive markets, thus also raising societal questions. Business ethics provides a normative framework for balancing the different perspectives, values, and interests at stake. This balance must be achieved both at relevant firm and regulatory levels. Business Ethics of Innovation is thus necessarily an interdisciplinary endeavour.This volume assesses general questions of how business ethics may contribute to adequate innovations and specifically discusses respective case studies in pharmaceutical and IT sectors.
Andrew Crane, born 1968, is Professor of Business Ethics and Director of the MBA in CSR at Nottingham University Business School. He is interested in various aspects of business ethics, including the role of morality in marketing and consumption; the contribution of evolutionary narratives to environmental management; the implementatio...
Title:Business Ethics of InnovationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:November 25, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Business Ethics of Innovation. An Introduction.- Corporate Ethics and Globalization. Global Rules and Private Actors.- Research Priorities, Profits, and Public Goods: The Case of Drug Resistant Disease.- Ethical Issues Associated with Pharmaceutical Innovation.- Corporate Responsibility for Innovation - A Citizenship Framework.- Access to Medicines and the Innovation Dilemma.- IT Innovations and Open Source: A Question of Business Ethics or Business Model?

Editorial Reviews

Aus den Rezensionen:". Die Aufgabe eines ethisch reflektierten Innovationsmanagements ist es dabei, die unternehmerischen und gesellschaftlichen Perspektiven miteinander zu vereinen. Der von Gerd Hanekamp herausgegebene Forschungsband versammelt aktuelle fachlich kompetente Beiträge zum Einfluss der Unternehmensethik auf den Innovationsprozess, speziell im Pharma- und IT-Bereich." (in: Innovationsmanager, 2008, Issue 1, S. 90)