The best-selling text of its kind, BUSINESS ETHICS: CASE STUDIES AND SELECTED READINGS, 9E carefully reviews the decision-making process of business leaders today to illustrate why good leaders often make questionable decisions. This fascinating collection exposes common themes in less-than-ethical decision making and shows why leaders make ethical compromises in business that they would not make in personal lives. Short and long cases, readings, hypothetical situations, and current ethical dilemmas provide a basis for evaluating business ethics, while encouraging stronger values in future business leaders.
Students discover a framework for analyzing ethical issues that moves them beyond simply their opinion to thinking through short- and long-term costs, societal impact, and consequences. Cases range from shorter intriguing cases to more detailed considerations of companies and individuals trapped in consequences as a result of their poor analyses of ethical dilemmas.