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Business and Society: Stakeholders, Ethics, Public Policy

Business and Society: Stakeholders, Ethics, Public Policy

15th Edition
By Anne Lawrence and James Weber
ISBN10: 125931541X
ISBN13: 9781259315411
Copyright: 2017
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PART ONE

Business in Society

1. The Corporation and Its Stakeholders 

2. Managing Public Issues and Stakeholder Relationships 

3. Corporate Social Responsibility and Citizenship 

4. Business in a Globalized World

PART TWO

Business and Ethics

5. Ethics and Ethical Reasoning 

6. Organizational Ethics

PART THREE

Business and Public Policy

7. Business–Government Relations

8. Influencing the Political Environment

PART FOUR

Business and the Natural Environment

9. Sustainable Development and Global  Business

10. Managing for Sustainability 

PART FIVE

Business and Technology 231

11. The Role of Technology

12. Regulating and Managing Information Technology

PART SIX

Business and Its Stakeholders

13. Shareholder Rights and Corporate Governance

14. Consumer Protection 

15. Employees and the Corporation 

16. Managing a Diverse Workforce 

17. Business and Its Suppliers 

18. The Community and the Corporation 

19. The Public and Corporate Reputation 

CASES IN BUSINESS AND SOCIETY

1. After Rana Plaza 

2. Google and the Right to Be Forgotten

3. General Motors and the Ignition Switch Recalls 

4. Sustainability at Holland America Line 

5. The Carlson Company and Protecting Children in the Global Tourism Industry 

6. Ventria Bioscience and the Controversy over Plant-Made Medicines

7. Moody’s Credit Ratings and the Subprime Mortgage Meltdown 

8. The Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster 513

9. Carolina Pad and the Bloggers 523

About the Author

Anne Lawrence

James Weber

James Weber is a professor of management and business ethics at Duquesne University.  He also serves as the executive director of the Institute for Ethics in Business, and coordinates the Masters of Science in Leadership and Business Ethics program at Duquesne.  He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and has taught at the University of San Francisco, University of Pittsburgh, and Marquette University.  His areas of interest and research include managerial and organizational values, cognitive moral reasoning, business ethics, ethics training and education, eastern religions' ethics, and corporate social audit and performance. His work has appeared in Organization Science, Human Relations, Business & Society, Journal of Business Ethics, Academy of Management Perspectives, and Business Ethics Quarterly.  He received the SIM Sumner Marcus Award for lifetime contribution to the Social Issues in Management division of the Academy of Management in 2013, and the Best Reviewer Award from Business & Society in 2015.  He was recognized by the Social Issues in Management division with the Best Paper Award in 1989 and 1994, and received the Best Article Award from the International Association for Business and Society (IABS) in 1998.  He has served as division and program chair of the Social Issues in Management division of the Academy of Management.  He has also served as president and program chair of the IABS. 

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