Law and Ethics in the Business Environment 8th Edition
Terry Halbert | Elaine Ingulli
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Law and Ethics in the Business Environment 9th Edition
Terry Halbert | Elaine Ingulli
ISBN-13: 9781305972490 | ISBN-10: 130597249X
© 2018 | Published |  416  Pages
Previous Editions: 2015

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Blend theory with practical applications as LAW AND ETHICS IN THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT, 9E presents current controversial issues at the intersection of business, law, and ethics. Using an engaging, student-friendly in tone, this edition encourages lively classroom debate on pertinent topics, from climate change to the gig economy to telematic surveillance to transgender workplace rights. The organization and support within this edition make is easy to present topics and encourage insightful thinking. Specific prompts and meaningful assignments engage students and create an interactive classroom environment. The authors complete each case and reading with questions that guide students in applying their knowledge in new scenarios as they sharpen critical thinking skills. Projects at the end of each chapter vary from role play and mock trials to negotiation exercises.



  • 1. Law, Ethics, Business: An Introduction.
    2. The New Economy: Revisioning Work.
    3. Whistleblowing: Conflicting Loyalties.
    4. Privacy: Technology, Surveillance and Freedom.
    5. Diversity: Equity and Justice for All.
    6. Health and Safety: Workers Rights as Human Rights.
    7. Environmental Sustainability: Law and Fairness.
    8. Marketing: Technology, Choice, & Manipulation.
    9. Product Liability: Allocating Risk & Responsibility.
    10. Intellectual Property: Ownership, Creativity, and Innovation
    Appendix A: How to Read and Brief a Case.
    Appendix B: Major Sources of U.S. Law.
    Appendix C: Evaluating Internet Sources.
    Appendix D: Stakeholder Ethics Role Play.
    Appendix E: Negotiating a Collective Bargaining Agreement.
    Appendix F: Alternative Dispute Resolution.
    Appendix G: Mock Legislative Hearing.
    Appendix H: Debate.

    • HOT NEW TOPICS ADDRESS DEVELOPING ISSUES. Students examine the Volkswagen diesel pollution scandal, hidden marketing through Facebook, telematic surveillance at Amazon, as well as affirmative action for transgendered employees. Readers also review laws that criminalize whistleblowing on agribusiness and study the protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
    • INTERACTIVE DESIGN KEEPS STUDENTS ENGAGED AND ACTIVELY LEARNING. Students put newly-acquired skills into practice with the text's chapter problems and Internet-based assignments. Students work with many interactive projects, such as role plays, mock trials, mock hearings, debates, and negotiations.
    • CASES AND READINGS HIGHLIGHT MULTIPLE, DIVERSE VIEWPOINTS. To stimulate debate and to sharpen critical thinking skills, readers and cases present issues from different stakeholder perspectives. To a great extent the ethical focus in this edition emphasizes articulating and evaluating various points of view.
    • INTERDISCIPLINARY FOCUS CONNECTS ETHICAL CONTENT TO OTHER DISCIPLINES. Each chapter presents a theme, such as the New Economy, or Marketing, or Whistleblowing, and opens with a key legal case. Content then explores the legal background of the topic, while blending in short readings from a range of disciplines, including sociology, ethics, literature, and culture studies.
    • NEW CHAPTER EMPHASIZES THE NEW ECONOMY. This chapter explores the legal and ethics issues in the so-called gig economy and highlights insightful interviews with millennials.
    • NEW DIGITAL PACK PROVIDES ADDITIONAL CLASS RESOURCES FOR YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS. New digital content provides four sets of test banks with answers ranging from simple recall multiple-choice questions to tests of higher order thinking, including hypothetical applications and short essays.
    • NEW DIGITAL PACKAGE HELPS YOU ASSESS AND GUIDE STUDENTS LEARNING. Chapter review and multiple-choice questions with remediation for incorrect answers ensure students have absorbed the assigned reading and are prepared to participate in class. Relevant video segments provoke and extend discussion, while hypothetical questions with remedial support test higher order understanding as students apply concepts and definitions to new scenarios. Short-answer essay questions explore critical thinking at a more advanced level with an outline of expected responses.
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  • Terry Halbert, J.D. is Professor of Legal Studies at Temple University's Fox School of Business & Management. Her research and teaching is interdisciplinary, focusing on business ethics, law and public policy. From 2005-10, as Temple University Director of General Education, Ms. Halbert coordinated the transformation of Temple’s undergraduate core curriculum to emphasize experiential learning in Philadelphia and best teaching practice. She has developed courses on tobacco and on gambling, in which students look at each industry through the lenses of history, economics, race/class/gender, law, literature and film. In 1999, Professor Halbert was awarded Great Teacher of the Year, a university-wide honor.

    Elaine Ingulli, J.D., LLM is Professor of Business Law Emerita at Richard A. Stockton College of New Jersey and a member of the Pennsylvania and New York Bars. Professor Ingulli has taught courses in business law, the legal and ethical environment, and computer law and ethics, as well as interdisciplinary courses in sex discrimination and labor studies. She is the author of numerous journal articles and a cofounder of the Feminist Legal Studies Section of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. Ms. Ingulli is active in women's and environmental issues. She earned her JD from Hofstra University and her LLM from Temple University.