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Organizational Ethics
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Organizational Ethics
A Practical Approach

Fourth Edition (International Student Edition)
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March 2018 | SAGE Publications, Inc
Illustrating the best approaches for developing ethical competence by providing readers with opportunities to apply ethical principles and practices in a variety of settings through self-reflection, analyses, projects, and discussion.

New to this 4th edition

  • Contemporary Issues in Organizational Ethics feature added to every chapter to highlight special topics, trends and controversies in the field.
  • Case studies have been included or updated to reflect the latest developments.
  • Several self-assessments have been replaced with new instruments.
  • Material on corporate social activism, consumer boycotts, framing, redefining the followership role, polythink, self-disclosure, universal dilemmas and other topics has been added. 

All content is supported by new case studies, discussing contemporary topics such as computer hacking, fake news, Confederate monuments, Uber, the Barnum and Bailey Circus, Morning Star, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Theranos, the EpiPen, the University of Missouri, and Baylor University. 

The book is complemented by an instructor website featuring a range of tools and resources for lecturers, including Testbank, PowerPoint slides, lecture notes, teaching strategies, video links, and chapter-specific discussion questions.

Suitable for modules on Business or Organisational Ethics
 
Part I: Practicing Personal Ethics in the Organization
 
Chapter 1. Ethical Competencies and Perspectives
Developing Ethical Competencies

 
Defining Organizational Ethics

 
Ethical Perspectives

 
Chapter Takeaways

 
Application Projects

 
 
Chapter 2. Components of Personal Ethical Development
Component 1: Discovering Vocation

 
Component 2: Identifying Personal Values

 
Component 3: Developing Character

 
Component 4: Creating a Moral Identity

 
Component 5: Drawing Upon Spiritual Resources

 
Chapter Takeaways

 
Application Projects

 
 
Chapter 3. Ethical Decision Making and Action
Components of Ethical Behavior

 
Decision-Making Formats

 
Chapter Takeaways

 
Application Projects

 
 
Part II: Practicing Interpersonal Ethics in the Organization
 
Chapter 4. Ethical Interpersonal Communication
Dialogue: An Ethical Framework for Interpersonal Communication

 
Ethical Communication Competencies

 
Chapter Takeaways

 
Application Projects

 
 
Chapter 5. Exercising Ethical Influence
Questions of Power

 
Ethical Issues in Influence

 
Chapter Takeaways

 
Application Projects

 
 
Chapter 6. Ethical Conflict Management
Conflict in Organizational Life

 
Becoming an Ethical Conflict Manager

 
Resolving Conflict Through Ethical Negotiation

 
Combating Aggression and Sexual Harassment

 
Chapter Takeaways

 
Application Projects

 
Part III: Practicing Leadership, Followership, and Group Ethics

 
 
Chapter 7. Leadership and Followership Ethics
Leadership Ethics

 
Chapter Takeaways

 
Application Projects

 
 
Chapter 8. Improving Group Ethical Performance
Acting as a Morally Responsible Team Member

 
Issues in Organizational Ethics: Premature Abandonment

 
Chapter Takeaways

 
Application Projects

 
Part V: Practicing Ethics in Organizational Systems

 
 
Chapter 9. Building an Ethical Organization
Making Ethics Matter

 
Components of Ethical Culture

 
Cultural Change Efforts

 
Chapter Takeaways

 
Application Projects

 
 
Chapter 10. Ethical Marketing, Finance, Accounting, and Human Resource Management
Ethical Marketing

 
Ethical Finance and Accounting

 
Ethical Human Resource Management

 
Chapter Takeaways

 
Application Projects

 
 
Chapter 11. Promoting Organizational Citizenship
The Organization as Citizen

 
Promoting Organizational Citizenship

 
Chapter Takeaways

 
Application Projects

 
 
Chapter 12. Ethics in a Global Society
The Dangers of Globalization and the Challenges of Ethical Diversity

 
Developing Cross-Cultural Ethical Competence

 
Chapter Takeaways

 
Application Projects

 

Supplements

Instructor Website

Instructor site resources:

  • Testbank
  • PowerPoint slides
  • Lecture note
  • Sample course syllabi
  • Case notes
  • Teaching strategies
  • Video links
  • Chapter-specific discussion questions.  ?

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