New to this Edition:
The fourth edition of 'Business Ethics' explores throughout the text, in the context of business ethics, the three major challenges that businesses face when making ethical decisions:
· Corporate citizenship.
Crane and Matten provides a truly global approach with a strong European perspective as well as examples from emerging economies and all around the world.
The text's accessible style and easy-to-follow narrative ensure it is engaging for students new to the subject. The text features excellent case studies and unique pedagogical features that show how theory relates to real-life practice, including Ethics on Screen, Ethics Online and Ethics in Action. It also focuses on skills, such as key decision-making skills, through in-text features including Skill Checks, Think Theory boxes and Key Concept boxes.
This text is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, which provides:
- Additional case study web links
- Additional 'Ethics in Action' web links
- Additional 'Ethics on Screen' web links
- Useful ethics web links
- Further reading
- Link to Crane & Matten blog and feeds from new blogs
- Think Theory Answers - short responses to the 'Think Theory' features that are currently in the text
- Trailers of movies featured in the Ethics on Screen boxes
- Video links
- 'Ethics careers' section for students
· Teaching notes for case studies
· Teaching notes for 'Ethical Dilemmas'
· Teaching notes for 'Ethics in Action'
· Teaching notes for 'Ethics on Screen'
· PowerPoint slides
· Think Theory Answers - short responses to the 'Think Theory' features that are currently in the text
· Crane and Matten 'Case Bank' - cases no longer in book will be provided on the ORC for use by instructors
· Additional Week 1 PowerPoint slides with details of book, ORC, and blog
· Test bank
· Sample course outline for instructors specifying course aims, student skills, weekly subjects and key readings
Part A: Understanding Business Ethics
1: Introducing Business Ethics
2: Framing Business Ethics: Corporate Responsibility, Stakeholders, and Citizenship
3: Evaluating Business Ethics: Normative Ethical Theories
4: Makind Decisions in Business Ethics: Descriptive Ethical Theories
5: Managing Business Ethics: Tools and Techniques of Part B: Business Ethics Management
Contextualizing Business Ethics - The Corporate Citizen and its Stakeholders
6: Shareholders and Business Ethics
7: Employees and Business Ethics
8: Consumers and Business Ethics
9: Suppliers, Competitors, and Business Ethics
10: Civil Society and Business Ethics
11: Government, Regulation, and Business Ethics
12: Conclusions and Future Perspectives
I am already a fan; I think it's the best around. Efforts have been made to update [the new edition] fully and I like the deployment of ethical dilemmas. - John Batemman, University of Sussex
Written by two leading voices in the global debate on business ethics and corporate responsibility, this book has set new standards since since its first edition and is still by far the best book on business ethics available on the market. Simply a must read. - Guido Palazzo, University of Lausanne