ISBN 9780071068130,Business And Society : Stakeholders, Ethics, Public Policy

Business And Society : Stakeholders, Ethics, Public Policy



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780071068130

ISBN-10 0071068139


Edition 12th
Number of Pages 592 Pages
Language (English)


BUSINESS AND SOCIETY: Stakeholder Relations, Ethics and Public Policy by Lawrence and Weber has continued through several successive author teams to be the market-leader in its field. BUSINESS AND SOCIETY, 12e highlights why government regulation is sometimes required as well as new models of business-community collaboration. The authors believe that businesses have social (as well as economic) responsibilities to society; that business and government both have important roles to play in the modern economy; and that ethics and integrity are essential to personal fulfillment and to business success. In addition, this textbook has long been popular with students because of its lively writing, up-to-date examples, and clear explanations of theory. Salient Features Assessment-ready: the 12th edition includes key learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter for the first time. The authors added this feature in response to the increased interest in creating, meeting, and measuring learning outcomes as emphasized by the AACSB and other accrediting organizations. Up-to-the-minute content: the authors have updated all material theoretical content, opening cases, illustrations, exhibits, discussion cases, full-length cases, Internet resources, etc. primarily focusing on events from 2003 to the present. New cases: the authors include 10 new introductory cases, 12 new discussion cases, and 3 new full-length cases. The book is designed to be easily modularized; an instructor may adopt particular chapters and/or cases and, if wished, bundle them with other content (including classic cases from previous editions) to create a Primis product. TABLE OF CONTENTS Part One: The Corporation in Society 1. The Corporation and Its Stakeholders 2. Managing Public Issues Part Two: Business and the Social Environment 3. Corporate Social Responsibility 4. Global Corporate Citizenship Part Three: Business and the Ethical Environment 5. Ethics & Ethical Reasoning 6. Organizational Ethics & the Law Part Four: Business and Government in a Global Society 7. The Challenges of Globalization 8. Business Government Relations 9. Influencing the Political Environment 10. Antitrust, Mergers, and Competition Policy Part Five: The Corporation and the Natural Environment 11. Ecology and Sustainable Development in Global Business 12. Managing Environmental Issues Part Six: Business and Technological Change 13. Technology: A Global Economic & Social Force 14. Managing Technological Challenges Part Seven: Building Relationships with Stakeholders 15. Stockholder Rights and Corporate Governance 16. Consumer Protection 17. The Community and the Corporation 18. Employees and the Corporation 19. Managing a Diverse Workforce 20. Business and the Media CASE STUDIES The Collapse of Enron Odwalla, Inc. and the E. Coli Outbreak Merck, the FDA, and Vioxx Kimpton Hotels? EarthCare Program Johnson & Johnson and the Human Life International Shareholder Proposal GlaxoSmithKline and AIDS Drugs for Africa Nike's Dispute with the University of Oregon Shell Oil in Nigeria The Transformation of Shell