Ethical Dilemmas in Management

Ethical Dilemmas in Management

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This exciting new text engages with the issue of ethical dilemmas encountered in different organizations. Rather than exploring the definition of ethical conduct, this book focuses on the way in which the process of organization produces dilemmas of ethical behaviour. Using illustrative accounts from corporate settings as a basis, the book explores the conditions that lead to ethical dilemmas and the strategies organizations adopt to deal with these dilemmas or steer away from them. The book suggests that ethical dilemmas are often dealt with by directing attention away from the core problem, rather than engaging with and solving it. This is a fascinating text, which raises important questions and provides a deeper understanding of the dynamics of ethical processes. A companya€™s ethical behaviour is a major criterion by which the company, its products and services are judged and is therefore crucial to sound management in todaya€™s organizations. Ethical Dilemmas in Management is essential reading for all students of business and management and ethics.Moving from individual companies to the market, the very value of the stocks of a company is based on what the company conveys to the stock market as assets ... Nike is part of the cult of American basketball as well as American athletics on a broad scale; it has its special logo; it has its special history, including its founders; its technologies (making shoes from recycled materials), and many other factors.

Title:Ethical Dilemmas in Management
Author:Christina Garsten, Professor Adjunct Professor Tor Hernes, Tor Hernes
Publisher:Routledge - 2008-09-25


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