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Business ethics : making a life, not just a living /
Gene Ahner.
imprint
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, c2007.
description
xiv, 249 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1570757488, 9781570757488
format(s)
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imprint
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, c2007.
isbn
1570757488
9781570757488
contents note
A free-market economy: the solution or the problem? -- A better way to think about business -- Core values and culture -- Leadership and ethics -- Personal integrity -- Ethics as culture -- Moral-decision making -- Moral development in a business environment -- Globalization -- When more is not enough.
catalogue key
6365247
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Gene Ahner teaches philosophy, theology, and ethics at Catholic Theological Union and Dominican University in Chicago, Illinois.
Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
'Business Ethics' addresses students and those engaged in business to help them understand their work as an integral form of human development as well as an authentic Christian vocation.
Title Summary
"Business Ethics addresses students and those engaged in business to help them understand their work as an integral form of human development as well as an authentic Christian vocation. Ultimately, Gene Ahner shows us that if business is not ethical, it is not good business."--BOOK JACKET.
Table of Contents
Introductionp. xi
A Free-Market Economy: The Solution or the Problem?p. 1
The Issuep. 1
The Purpose of Businessp. 8
Business as a Vocationp. 13
A Christian Reflectionp. 17
Questions for Reflectionp. 22
Suggestions for Further Reading and Studyp. 23
A Better Way to Think about Businessp. 25
An Alternate Visionp. 30
Business as the Driver of World Prosperityp. 34
Questions for Reflectionp. 42
Suggestions for Further Reading and Studyp. 43
Core Values and Culturep. 44
Core Valuesp. 44
Our Employees Are Our Greatest Assetp. 52
Corporate Social Responsibilityp. 58
Conclusionp. 64
Questions for Reflectionp. 65
Suggestions for Further Reading and Studyp. 65
Leadership and Ethicsp. 66
Personal Identityp. 66
Leadershipp. 76
Questions for Reflectionp. 81
Suggestions for Further Reading and Studyp. 82
Personal Integrityp. 83
Ethics: Compliance or Achievement?p. 83
Integrity/Authenticityp. 88
Integrity/Authenticity and Leadershipp. 98
Questions for Reflectionp. 103
Suggestions for Further Reading and Studyp. 103
Ethics as Culturep. 105
Formal Elements of an Ethical Culturep. 108
Informal Elementsp. 120
Conclusionp. 125
Questions for Reflectionp. 126
Suggestions for Further Reading and Studyp. 126
Moral-Decision Makingp. 128
The Moral Dilemmap. 130
Three Moral Philosophiesp. 139
Nine Steps to Sound Ethical-Decision Makingp. 143
Conclusionp. 150
Questions for Reflectionp. 151
Suggestions for Further Reading and Studyp. 151
Moral Development in a Business Environmentp. 153
The Workplace as an Opportunity for Developmentp. 153
Three Important Principles of Growthp. 158
Hindrances to Growthp. 168
Summaryp. 177
Questions for Reflectionp. 177
Suggestions for Further Reading and Studyp. 178
Globalizationp. 179
What Is Globalization?p. 180
Business Ethics in a Global Economyp. 190
Conclusionp. 211
Questions for Reflectionp. 212
Suggestions for Further Reading and Studyp. 212
When More Is Not Enoughp. 214
The Dynamics of the Business Processp. 215
The Development of Personal Identityp. 218
The Meaning of the Common Goodp. 226
The Impact of a Market Economy on Religionp. 230
Catholic Social Teachingp. 236
Conclusionp. 241
Questions for Reflectionp. 241
Suggestions for Further Reading and Studyp. 242
Indexp. 244
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