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Business, Ethics and Society

Business, Ethics and Society
Key Concepts, Current Debates and Contemporary Innovations

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328 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
With an emphasis on psychoanalytic theory, Business, Ethics and Society: Key Concepts, Current Debates and Contemporary Innovations provides a clear, concise introduction to the field of business ethics, while addressing contemporary issues and debates around the impacts of artificial intelligence, social media, the gig economy and populist politics on business and society.

The book features mini-case studies from a variety of contexts and companies, including Gillette, Nike, Dove, British Airways and Microsoft, as well as thought-provoking questions throughout. Also included are:
- Learning objectives
- Chapter summaries
- Recommended reading

Business, Ethics and Society: Key Concepts, Current Debates and Contemporary Innovations serves as an ideal introductory text for students of undergraduate business ethics-related courses.

Lecturers can access a range of online resources for use in their teaching, including an instructor’s manual, PowerPoint slides and SAGE Business Cases.
Part 1: Ethics
Chapter 1 Why Ethics?
Chapter 2 What Does it Mean to be Ethical?
Part 2: Business and Society
Chapter 3 Business as a Social Good
Chapter 4 Business as a Social Evil
Part 3: Business, Ethics and Society
Chapter 5 Business and its Relationship with Society
Chapter 6 Data, Ethics and Society
Part 4: Sustainable Business
Chapter 7 Sustainable Development and Business
Chapter 8 Sustainable Business
Part 5: Sustainable Management
Chapter 9 Responsible Management Learning
Chapter 10 Responsible Organisational Management
Part 6: Inclusive Organisations
Chapter 11 Making Organisations Inclusive
Chapter 12 Working and Managing in the Inclusive Organisation


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John G. Cullen

John G. Cullen is Director of Undergraduate Teaching & Learning at Maynooth University School of Business. He also serves as the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and is a member of Maynooth University's Teaching & Learning Committee. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Management Education, an Editorial Board member of Human Relations and Academy of Management Learning & Education and has served as a member of the British Academy of Management Council and Research & Publications Committee.  His current research is concerned with sustainable and responsible forms of management education and... More About Author