The five volumes of this ultimate resource recognize the inherent unity between business ethics and business and society, that stems from their shared primary concern with value in commerce. This Encyclopedia spans the relationships among business, ethics, and society by including more than 800 entries that feature broad coverage of corporate social responsibility, the obligation of companies to various stakeholder groups, the contribution of business to society and culture, and the relationship between organizations and the quality of the environment.Firestone has faced significant scrutiny for the production of tires that matched poorly with Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer sport utility vehicles. ... Firestone has suffered significant brand, reputation, and financial repercussions as a result of the faulty performance and ensuing recalls. ... The first of these, which went to trial in Texas in August 2001, was settled out of court for $7.85 million. Fordanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society|
|Author||:||Robert W. Kolb|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2007-10-19|