enterprises looking for guidance on how to operate in
accordance with modern standards of corporate accountability
and ethics need look no further than this comprehensive
guide to business ethics.
as a training tool for enterprises operating in countries
that have just recently transitioned to a market economy,
Business Ethics will also be useful to decision-makers
in any organization that is seeking to design and implement
a business ethics program that conforms to global standards.
10 chapters of Business Ethics are organized
into five sections that answer the questions:
What is a responsible business enterprise?
constitutes a business ethics program?
is a business ethics program structured?
is a business ethics program put into practice?
can responsible business conduct be achieved?
practical examples drawn from successful European and
American companies are located throughout the text.
Worksheets and checklists in each chapter provide guided
exercises for students, ensuring that the book is equally
appropriate as part of a training program or for self-study.
indexed, Business Ethics also contains an extensive
bibliography, a glossary that explains the basic terminology
of business ethics, andin its nine appendicesnumerous
examples of business ethics policies adopted by various
countries and organizations.
to Peter Eigen, chairman of Transparency International,
Business Ethics "is an excellent, comprehensive,
and easy-to-use manual on business ethics. Business
people, governments, and civil society organizations
ready to fight corruption will welcome this practical
2004; xxv, 347 pages; ISBN 0-16-051477-0)