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Understanding Ethics and Responsibilities in a Globalizing World

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  • Discusses new topics and perspectives in ethics and responsibility

  • Presents selected articles on responsibility in a large range of meanings, consequences, and impacts

  • Contains contributions reflecting the feelings and reasoning of 25 authors from all continents

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Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Ethics and Responsibilities

      • Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda, Boleslaw Rok
      Pages 3-14
    3. Corporate Leadership in Times of Public Distrust

      • Klaus M. Leisinger
      Pages 15-40
  3. Healthy, Fair and Sustainable Business Cultures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103
    2. Do You Believe in Life After Work? A Noninstrumental Defense of Work–Life Balance

      • Karolina Lewestam, Paulina Bednarz-Łuczewska
      Pages 123-134
    3. Sustaining the Sustainable: Creating the Culture of Sustainability

      • Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda, Marilena Lino de Almeida Lavorato
      Pages 135-145
  4. Business Engaging in Politics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169
    2. CSR’s New Challenge: Corporate Political Advocacy

      • Dorothea Baur, Florian Wettstein
      Pages 171-187
    3. Economic Inequality as an Obstacle to Development

      • Ulyana Shtybel, Elena Artemenko
      Pages 201-225
  5. Business Ethics Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 227-227
    2. Sustainability, Justice, and Virtue

      • Howard Harris
      Pages 247-255

About this book

This book contemplates the ethics of responsibility in a large range of meanings, consequences and impacts. It reflects the perspectives and reasoning of 24 authors from all continents. All chapters are original papers presented at the Fifth World ISBEE Congress, that took place in Warsaw, Poland, at the Kozminski University, on 11-14 of July, 2012. In this book, ethics and responsibility are considered essential traits of character, not only in the business or governmental arenas but in any initiative, decision and activity. The contributions to this book focus on a spectrum of themes, terms and concepts, the global corporate social responsibilities perspective covering impacts, challenges, analysis, criticism, consequences of  important topics of real life, sustainability, international economy and regimes, corruption, poverty and violence, among others. The book is intended for academics, researchers and professionals in all continents who are dedicated to Ethics, Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Innovation, and Sustainability Management.

Keywords

  • CSR
  • business ethics
  • corporate social responsibility
  • ethics and responsibility
  • ethics in economics
  • the virtue of responsibility

Editors and Affiliations

  • ALENE, Latin American Association of Business , Economics, and Ethics, São Paulo, Brazil

    Maria Cecilia Coutinho de Arruda

  • Business Ethics Centre, Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland

    Boleslaw Rok

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USD 89.00
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  • ISBN: 978-3-319-23081-8
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  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 119.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)