Understanding Ethics and Responsibilities in a Globalizing World by Maria Cecilia Coutinho de ArrudaUnderstanding Ethics and Responsibilities in a Globalizing World by Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda

Understanding Ethics and Responsibilities in a Globalizing World

byMaria Cecilia Coutinho de ArrudaEditorBoleslaw Rok

Hardcover | January 4, 2016

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This book contemplates the ethics of responsibility in a large range of meanings, consequences and impacts. It reflects the perspectives and reasoning of 24 authors from all continents. All chapters are original papers presented at the Fifth World ISBEE Congress, that took place in Warsaw, Poland, at the Kozminski University, on 11-14 of July, 2012. In this book, ethics and responsibility are considered essential traits of character, not only in the business or governmental arenas but in any initiative, decision and activity. The contributions to this book focus on a spectrum of themes, terms and concepts, the global corporate social responsibilities perspective covering impacts, challenges, analysis, criticism, consequences of important topics of real life, sustainability, international economy and regimes, corruption, poverty and violence, among others. The book is intended for academics, researchers and professionals in all continents who are dedicated to Ethics, Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Innovation, and Sustainability Management.

Title:Understanding Ethics and Responsibilities in a Globalizing WorldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:308 pagesPublished:January 4, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319230808

ISBN - 13:9783319230801

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Table of Contents

Ethics and responsibilities; Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda, Boleslaw Rok.- Keynote Speech Corporate Leadership in Times of Public Distrust. Klaus M. Leisinger .- Part I - Responsibility as a key concept of ethicsShareholder Primacy as an Impediment to Corporate Social Responsibility; David Rönnegard, N. Craig Smith.- From "Free-floating Responsibility" to self-responsibility CSR as theoretical and practical context for ethics; Imre Ungvári Zrínyi.- Beyond the grip of the sovereign: Deliberation, 'We-reasoning' and the Legitimacy of Norms and Standards in a Globalized World; Juljan Krause, Markus Scholz.- Part II - Healthy, fair and sustainable business cultures Morality as An Index of Mental Health of the Organisation: Building a model of healthy Leadership; Julia Bulatova.- Do you Believe in Life after Work? A Non-instrumental Defense of Work-Life Balance; Karolina Lewestam, Paulina Bednarz - Åuczewska.- Sustaining The Sustainable: Creating The Culture of Sustainability; Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda, Marilena Lino de Almeida Lavorato.- Towards Re-Theorizing the firm in pursuit of well-being and social justice; Ganesh Nathan.- Part III - Business engaging in politics.- CSR's new challenge: corporate political advocacy; Dorothea Baur, Florian Wettstein.- Countries in Transition: Ethics is not the Key on their success. Analysis of Chilean Experience; Jorge Mendoza, Orlando de la Vega.- Economic Inequality As An Obstacle to Development; Ulyana Shtybel, Elena Artemenko.- Part IV - Business ethics education Social Responsibility as a Matter of Justice: A Proposal to Expand Business Ethics Education; Francis J. Schweigert.- Sustainability, Justice and Virtue; Howard Harris.- Moral Reasoning and Learning Outcomes in Undergraduate Business Education: A Cross-Cultural Exploration; Jessica McManus Warnell, Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda, Cheng Wang.- Effort & Achievement of Two Decades of Business Ethics Teaching and Research in Africa with a special reference to Kenya; Christine W. Gichure.- Conclusion The Future for Responsibility; Boleslaw Rok. Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda.