Ethics and the Conduct of Business is a comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of the most prominent issues in the field of business ethics, and the major positions and arguments on these issues. Numerous real-life examples and case studies are used throughout the book to increase understanding of issues, stimulate class discussion, and show the relevance of the discussion to real-life business practice.
Note: The focus of Ethics and the Conduct of Business is primarily on ethical issues that corporate decision makers face in developing policies about employees, customers, and the general public. The positions and arguments on these issues are taken from a wide variety of sources, including economics and the law.
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Highlight the importance of ethical issues when developing business policies
Ethics and the Conduct of Business presents a thorough overview of business ethics through a combination of theoretical material and real-world case studies. Authors John Boatright and Jeffrey Smith provide numerous engaging examples to stimulate class discussion and show the relevance of the text’s concepts to actual business practices. In order to better engage students and ensure that the material is up to date, the Eighth Edition offers new and revised content that reflects recent developments in the business world and in the field of business ethics.
Compiled by volume editor John Boatright, Finance Ethics consists of contributions from scholars from many different finance disciplines.
It covers key issues in financial markets, financial services, financial management, and finance theory, and includes chapters on market regulation, due diligence, reputational risk, insider trading, derivative contracts, hedge funds, mutual and pension funds, insurance, socially responsible investing, microfinance, earnings management, risk management, bankruptcy, executive compensation, hostile takeovers, and boards of directors.Special attention is given to fairness in markets and the delivery of financial services, and to the duties of fiduciaries and agents Rigorous analysis of the topics covered provides essential information and practical guidance for practitioners in finance as well as for students and academics with an interest in finance ethics
Ethics in Finance skillfully explains the need for ethics in the personal conduct of finance professionals and the operation of financial markets and institutions.