The field of business ethics continues to expand geographically. During the past 50 years, scholars have developed and deepened their inquiries into the ethics of corporate and commercial and conduct.
The Routledge Companion to Business Ethics (PDF) provides a novel overview of the discipline of business ethics, covering the major areas of the field as well as emerging and new topics. The eight thematic units range over an extraordinary set of subjects and include chapters on the history and pedagogy of business ethics, the nature of business, moral philosophy, economic institutions, responsibilities within the firm, the 2008 financial crisis, globalization, and business ethics in different regions of the world. Led by a very well-respected editorial team, this unique volume gathers an international array of experts whose various critical approaches yield insights from areas such as economics, public policy, history and law in addition to philosophy and business. With its wide scope, fresh analyses, and clarity of approach, this volume will be an essential addition to library collections in management, business, and applied ethics.
“This is a comprehensive volume that encompasses all major themes of business ethics. It provides excellent guidance for practitioners and academics.” — Christoph Lütge, Peter Löscher Chair of Business Ethics, Technical University of Munich, Germany
“The Routledge Companion to Business Ethics ebook is a gem, with the scope of a truly essential ‘companion.’ Chapters cover issues of broad interest, as well as more specialized ones, providing useful historical perspective, as well as insight into a number of timely issues.” — Chris MacDonald, Chair, Department of Law & Business, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, Canada
“The Routledge Companion to Business Ethics is outstanding in the range of its essays, the quality of its treatments of the issues, and the value of its many introductory and integrative subsections. Its range is international and includes future-oriented and historical discussions, chapters relating business ethics to developments in the social sciences, feminist perspectives, explorations of practical management issues, and much more.” — Robert Audi, John A. O’Brien Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Management, University of Notre Dame