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Introduction to Business Ethics

Introduction to Business Ethics

Introduction to Business Ethics

  • By: Vivek Viswan V., M. M. Sulphey

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ISBN: 9789387692244

Bind: Paperback

Year: 2018

Pages: 232

Size: 6 x 9 Inch

Publisher: Viva Books Originals

Sales Territory: Worldwide


Introduction to Business Ethics is a comprehensive analysis of the theories and practices of ethics, with a special focus on business ethics. In the initial chapters, different aspects of value formation including its interrelationship with ethics are discussed. The book throws light on the various determinants of ethics, ethical theories, including ethical climate, ethical culture and ethical dilemma. Determinants of ethics, categories, measuring of ethical orientation in various scenarios and businesses are discussed. The book puts emphasis on business ethics, and the features, principles, scope, factors and benefits of business ethics are subjected to a thorough analysis. The ethical dilemma and decision models for individual and corporate structures are analysed in this book. Various elements, approaches and phases of organisational ethics along with models for organisational code of ethics are also discussed in detail. The authors also throw light on specific ethical issues in various sub-levels in an organisation such as finance, human resource management, and marketing, with suitable illustrations. The unethical practices in the field of research are also gone through. The various aspects of corporate social responsibility and law and its effect on personal and business ethics are elucidated. A brief account of international ethics along with various approaches is also included in the book. The recent developments in ethics such as virtual teams, whistleblowers, intellectual property rights, social audits, workplace spirituality, etc. are also explained.


Target Audience:

This book is intended for Management Students and Corporate Professionals interested in business ethics.




Chapter 1: Values

Chapter 2: Ethics

Chapter 3: Theories and Principles of Ethics

Chapter 4: Determinants of Ethics

Chapter 5: Ethical Orientation

Chapter 6: Business Ethics

Chapter 7: Ethical Decision and Ethical Dilemma

Chapter 8: Organisational Ethics

Chapter 9: Ethics in Finance

Chapter 10: Ethics in Human Resource Management

Chapter 11: Ethics in Marketing

Chapter 12: Ethics in Research

Chapter 13: Ethics and CSR

Chapter 14: Ethics in Law

Chapter 15: International Ethics

Chapter 16: Recent Developments in Ethics

About the Authors:

Vivek Viswan V., working as manager in the South lndian Bank Ltd. for more than 11 years, has extensive experience on various aspects of banking. He also has extensive experience in dealing with trade finance, foreign exchange management, ethics and microfinance. He is a faculty member of foreign exchange in the staff training college at the South lndian Bank Ltd. He has also presented papers on business ethics and foreign exchange management in national and international seminars. His areas of interest include ethics, currency analysis, foreign exchange management, trade finance and leverage of IT in business and microfinance. He has also published book on microfinance and foreign exchange management. He is a member of the lndian Banking Association.

M. M. Sulphey is Professor, Department of HRM, College of Business Administration, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, Al-Kharj, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has two decades of experience in the industry and over seven years of teaching experience. A postgraduate in Commerce and Human Resource Management from the University of Kerala and Psychology from the Madras University, he also has an LLB from the University of Kerala. Further, he has a PG Diploma in Personnel Management from NIPM, Calcutta. He has a Ph.D. in Organisational Behaviour from the University of Kerala. He is an approved Research Guide of Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore; and Anna University, Chennai. He has published a number of articles in national and international journals.

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