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  1. Preface
  2. 1 Why Ethics Matter
    1. Introduction
    2. 1.1 Being a Professional of Integrity
    3. 1.2 Ethics and Profitability
    4. 1.3 Multiple versus Single Ethical Standards
    5. Summary
    6. Key Terms
    7. Assessment Questions
    8. End Notes
  3. 2 Ethics from Antiquity to the Present
    1. Introduction
    2. 2.1 The Concept of Ethical Business in Ancient Athens
    3. 2.2 Ethical Advice for Nobles and Civil Servants in Ancient China
    4. 2.3 Comparing the Virtue Ethics of East and West
    5. 2.4 Utilitarianism: The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number
    6. 2.5 Deontology: Ethics as Duty
    7. 2.6 A Theory of Justice
    8. Summary
    9. Key Terms
    10. Assessment Questions
    11. End Notes
  4. 3 Defining and Prioritizing Stakeholders
    1. Introduction
    2. 3.1 Adopting a Stakeholder Orientation
    3. 3.2 Weighing Stakeholder Claims
    4. 3.3 Ethical Decision-Making and Prioritizing Stakeholders
    5. 3.4 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
    6. Summary
    7. Key Terms
    8. Assessment Questions
    9. End Notes
  5. 4 Three Special Stakeholders: Society, the Environment, and Government
    1. Introduction
    2. 4.1 Corporate Law and Corporate Responsibility
    3. 4.2 Sustainability: Business and the Environment
    4. 4.3 Government and the Private Sector
    5. Summary
    6. Key Terms
    7. Assessment Questions
    8. End Notes
  6. 5 The Impact of Culture and Time on Business Ethics
    1. Introduction
    2. 5.1 The Relationship between Business Ethics and Culture
    3. 5.2 Business Ethics over Time
    4. 5.3 The Influence of Geography and Religion
    5. 5.4 Are the Values Central to Business Ethics Universal?
    6. Summary
    7. Key Terms
    8. Assessment Questions
    9. End Notes
  7. 6 What Employers Owe Employees
    1. Introduction
    2. 6.1 The Workplace Environment and Working Conditions
    3. 6.2 What Constitutes a Fair Wage?
    4. 6.3 An Organized Workforce
    5. 6.4 Privacy in the Workplace
    6. Summary
    7. Key Terms
    8. Assessment Questions
    9. End Notes
  8. 7 What Employees Owe Employers
    1. Introduction
    2. 7.1 Loyalty to the Company
    3. 7.2 Loyalty to the Brand and to Customers
    4. 7.3 Contributing to a Positive Work Atmosphere
    5. 7.4 Financial Integrity
    6. 7.5 Criticism of the Company and Whistleblowing
    7. Summary
    8. Key Terms
    9. Assessment Questions
    10. End Notes
  9. 8 Recognizing and Respecting the Rights of All
    1. Introduction
    2. 8.1 Diversity and Inclusion in the Workforce
    3. 8.2 Accommodating Different Abilities and Faiths
    4. 8.3 Sexual Identification and Orientation
    5. 8.4 Income Inequalities
    6. 8.5 Animal Rights and the Implications for Business
    7. Summary
    8. Key Terms
    9. Assessment Questions
    10. End Notes
  10. 9 Professions under the Microscope
    1. Introduction
    2. 9.1 Entrepreneurship and Start-Up Culture
    3. 9.2 The Influence of Advertising
    4. 9.3 The Insurance Industry
    5. 9.4 Ethical Issues in the Provision of Health Care
    6. Summary
    7. Key Terms
    8. Assessment Questions
    9. End Notes
  11. 10 Changing Work Environments and Future Trends
    1. Introduction
    2. 10.1 More Telecommuting or Less?
    3. 10.2 Workplace Campuses
    4. 10.3 Alternatives to Traditional Patterns of Work
    5. 10.4 Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and the Workplace of the Future
    6. Summary
    7. Key Terms
    8. Assessment Questions
    9. End Notes
  12. 11 Epilogue: Why Ethics Still Matter
    1. Introduction
    2. 11.1 Business Ethics in an Evolving Environment
    3. 11.2 Committing to an Ethical View
    4. 11.3 Becoming an Ethical Professional
    5. 11.4 Making a Difference in the Business World
    6. End Notes
  13. A | The Lives of Ethical Philosophers
  14. B | Profiles in Business Ethics: Contemporary Thought Leaders
  15. C | A Succinct Theory of Business Ethics
  16. Answer Key
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5
    6. Chapter 6
    7. Chapter 7
    8. Chapter 8
    9. Chapter 9
    10. Chapter 10
    11. Chapter 11
  17. Index
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2Restatement (Second) of Agency, § 394 (1958).
3Peter Murdock, “The New Reality of Employee Loyalty,” Forbes, December 12, 2017. https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbeshumanresourcescouncil/2017/12/28/the-new-reality-of-employee-loyalty/#f652ce34cf35.
4“Declining Employee Loyalty: A Casualty of the New Workplace,” Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, May 9, 2012. http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/declining-employee-loyalty-a-casualty-of-the-new-workplace/.
5“Declining Employee Loyalty: A Casualty of the New Workplace,” Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, May 9, 2012. http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/declining-employee-loyalty-a-casualty-of-the-new-workplace/.
6Flood v. Kuhn, 407 U.S. 258 (1972).
7Crystal Spraggins, “Yes, People Really Do Quit Jobs for More Money,” PayScale, May 2015. https://www.payscale.com/compensation-today/2015/05/yes-people-really-do-quit-jobs-for-more-money.
8“Why Employees Quit, According to New Glassdoor Economic Research,” Glassdoor, February 2, 2017. https://www.glassdoor.com/press/employees-quit-glassdoor-economic-research/.
9“Why Employees Quit, According to New Glassdoor Economic Research,” Glassdoor, February 2, 2017. https://www.glassdoor.com/press/employees-quit-glassdoor-economic-research/.
10Rob Rogers, “Retention Compensation Plans—Please Stay! A Successful Retention Pay Strategy Isn’t Merely a Giveaway for Tenure,” Society for Human Resource Management, February 26, 2015. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/compensation/pages/retention-compensation-plans.aspx.
11Office of Economic Policy, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury, “Non-Compete Contracts: Economic Effects and Policy Implications,” March 2016. https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/economic-policy/Documents/UST%20Non-competes%20Report.pdf.
12“New California Noncompete Law,” The NonCompete Center. http://californianoncompete.com/ (accessed February 19, 2018).
13Reuters, “Jimmy John’s Will Stop Making Low-Wage Employees Sign Non-Compete Agreements,” Fortune, June 22, 2016. http://fortune.com/2016/06/22/jimmy-johns-non-compete-agreements/.
14Office of the Attorney General, State of Illinois, “Madigan Sues Jimmy John’s for Imposing Unlawful Non-Compete Agreements on Sandwich Makers and Delivery Drivers,” June 8, 2016. http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/pressroom/2016_06/20160608.html.
15Marilyn Nagel, “How Are Your Employees Affecting Your Brand?” Huffington Post, September 23, 2013. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/marilyn-nagel/employee-engagement_b_3956204.html.
16Jill Larsen, “Cisco’s Employer Brand Puts Employees First,” Cisco, December 12, 2016. https://newsroom.cisco.com/feature-content?type=webcontent&articleId=1809254.
17“Taco Bell Worker Appears to Be Licking a Bunch of Taco Shells in This Facebook Picture,” Huffington Post, June 3, 2013. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/03/taco-bell-worker-licking_n_3377709.html; “Domino’s Workers Disgusting YouTube Video: Spitting, Nose-Picking and Worse,” Huffington Post, April 14, 2009. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/14/dominos-workers-disgustin_n_186908.html.
18Colin Mitchell, “Selling the Brand Inside,” Harvard Business Review, January 2002. https://hbr.org/2002/01/selling-the-brand-inside.
19Brenna Kelly, “Augusta Schools Custodian Kathy Fryman Takes Care of Building and the People Inside; Gets Fred Award,” Northern Kentucky Tribune, September 23, 2017. http://www.nkytribune.com/2017/09/augusta-schools-custodian-kathy-fryman-takes-care-of-building-and-the-people-inside-gets-fred-award/.
20LOCKARD, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. PIZZA HUT, INC., a corporation, doing business as Pizza Hut; A & M Food Services, Inc., a corporation, doing business as Pizza Hut, Defendants-Appellants. US Ct. App. Tenth Circuit (1998).
21Robin Lindsay and Barbara Marcolini, “YouTube Shooting: Woman Wounds 3 Before Killing Herself, Police Say,” New York Times, April 3, 2018. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/03/us/youtube-shooting.html.
22“4 Types of Workplace Violence: What’s Your Greatest Risk?” Safety.BLR.com, December 23, 2015. https://safety.blr.com/workplace-safety-news/emergency-planning-and-response/violence-in-workplace/4-Types-of-Workplace-Violence-Whats-Your-Greatest-/.
23Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Table A-6. Fatal Occupational Injuries Resulting from Transportation Incidents and Homicides, United States, 2014.” https://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/cfoi/cftb0291.pdf (accessed July 14, 2018).
24Some phrasing borrowed from U.S. government standards: U.S. Department of State, “Sexual Harassment Policy.” https://www.state.gov/s/ocr/c14800.htm (accessed March 1, 2018).
25SEC v. Texas Gulf Sulphur Co., 401 F. 2d 833 (2d Cir. 1968).
26Andrew Beattie, “Top 4 Most Scandalous Insider Trading Debacles,” Investopedia, August 22, 2017. https://www.investopedia.com/articles/stocks/09/insider-trading.asp#ixzz56LjMgfhQ.
27For information on rules on gifts in the federal government, see: Code of Federal Regulations, 5 CFR 2635 201–205 and 301–304, 81 FR 48687 (August 2016).
28Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. § 78dd-1, et seq. (1977).
29“SEC Enforcement Actions: FCPA Cases,” U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. https://www.sec.gov/spotlight/fcpa/fcpa-cases.shtml (accessed April 23, 2018).
30“SEC Enforcement Actions: FCPA Cases,” U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. https://www.sec.gov/spotlight/fcpa/fcpa-cases.shtml (accessed April 23, 2018).
31Stan Abrams, “The ‘FCPA Is Bad for Business’ Argument and the Reality of China FDI,” Business Insider, August 3, 2012. http://www.businessinsider.com/the-fcpa-is-bad-for-business-argument-and-the-reality-of-china-fdi-2012-8.
32Women’s Bureau, “Pay Secrecy Fact Sheet,” U.S. Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau, August 2014. https://www.dol.gov/wb/media/pay_secrecy.pdf.
33Kurt Stanberry and Forrest Aven, “Employer Restrictions on Salary Discussions among Employees: The Changing Landscape,” World at Work Journal 23, no. 1 (2014).
34Labor Law News Blog, “Can Employees Discuss Pay and Salaries?” GovDocs, April 23, 2014. https://www.govdocs.com/can-employees-discuss-pay-salaries/.
35Erin Mulvaney, “An Employee Spoke Out on Glassdoor. Now the EEOC Is Suing His Company,” BenefitsPRO, August 6, 2017. http://www.benefitspro.com/2017/06/08/an-employee-spoke-out-on-glassdoor-now-the-eeoc-is?page_all=1&slreturn=1517773094.
36Erin Mulvaney, “An Employee Spoke Out on Glassdoor. Now the EEOC Is Suing His Company,” BenefitsPRO, August 6, 2017. http://www.benefitspro.com/2017/06/08/an-employee-spoke-out-on-glassdoor-now-the-eeoc-is?page_all=1&slreturn=1517773094.
37Erin Mulvaney, “An Employee Spoke Out on Glassdoor. Now the EEOC Is Suing His Company,” BenefitsPRO, August 6, 2017. http://www.benefitspro.com/2017/06/08/an-employee-spoke-out-on-glassdoor-now-the-eeoc-is?page_all=1&slreturn=1517773094.
38Alan Farnham, “7 Richest Snitches: Time to Rat Out Your Boss?” ABC News, September 17, 2012. http://abcnews.go.com/Business/biggest-whistleblower-rewards/story?id=17222028.
39Alan Farnham, “7 Richest Snitches: Time to Rat Out Your Boss?” ABC News, September 17, 2012. http://abcnews.go.com/Business/biggest-whistleblower-rewards/story?id=17222028.
40Shaheen Pasha, “Enron’s Whistle Blower Details Sinking Ship,” CNN Money, March 16, 2006. http://money.cnn.com/2006/03/15/news/newsmakers/enron/.
41Sallie Krawcheck, “When to Risk Your Career for Ethical Reasons,” Fast Company, January 1, 2017. https://www.fastcompany.com/3067239/when-to-risk-your-career-for-ethical-reasons.
42Sallie Krawcheck, “When to Risk Your Career for Ethical Reasons,” Fast Company, January 1, 2017. https://www.fastcompany.com/3067239/when-to-risk-your-career-for-ethical-reasons.
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