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Ethical Choices in Business
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Ethical Choices in Business

Second Edition
  • R C Sekhar - Late of TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal

Other Titles in:
Business Ethics

November 2002 | 308 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
Praise for the First Edition:

 

'... a unique and lively business ethics text... fresh and delightful... Sekhar's witty use of stories and cases will engage and enlighten business people in India and the rest of the world'

- Joanne B Ciulla, The Journal of Business Ethics

 

'Richly international in scope and contributes to global concern'

- Newsltter IIAS Leiden University

 

'This book makes an important contribution through its holisitc and balanced approach to the issue... Each chapter has a fair number of relevant cases - many of which are good living examples one can learn from'

- Business Standard

 

Ethical Choices in Business is a highly successful text on the principles and practice of business ethics. The second edition of the universally acclaimed book explores the various facets of business ethics that involve the individual, the organisation and the society.

With a wide socio-economic canvas, the book delves into:
- Evolution of ethical values,
- Integrating personal and other ethics,
- Law and ethics,
- Ethics and corporate governance,
- Ethics and human resource management,
- Problems in whistle-blowing,
- Consequences of corruption,
- Environmental ethics,
- Ethics and gender balance, and much more.

Written in an engaging manner, with cases, exercises, questionnaires, quotes and stories, this book is a very accessible resource for professionals and scholars who want to understand and emphasise ethical choices in their personal, professional and social domains.

 
Foreword N R Madhava Menon
 
Preface
 
Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Evolving Ethical Values
 
Ekla Chalo Re: Integrating Personal, Organisational and Other Ethics
 
The Saint and the Devil: The Liberating Impact of Market Systems
 
The Protective Deity: Law as an Instrument of Ethics
 
The Joy of Living Together: The Indian Process of Socialisation
 
The Tail Wagging the Dog: The High Expectations from the Professional
 
Nothing Like this Has Happened Before: Discoveries and Innovations in Corporate Governance
 
The Kindly Gardener: Practical Aspects of Human Resource Management
 
Listening to the Inner Voice: Problems in Whistle-Blowing
 
Judge Not the Go-Getter: The Thankless Tasks of Marketing and Purchase
 
The Evil Goddess Who Tempts: Growing Ethical Pitfalls of the Investment Industry
 
Al-Amin, the Trustworthy: Consequences of Corruption
 
Containing the New Devil: Power, Equity and Spirituality in Environmental Ethics
 
The Battle of the Sexes: A Mindset for Gender Balance
 
Om Shanti Shanti Shantih: A Summing up for Management Integrity
 
Appendix
 
References
 
Select Readings
 
Index

Praise for the First Edition:

'... a unique and lively business ethics text... fresh and delightful... Sekhar's witty use of stories and cases will engage and enlighten business people in India and the rest of the world' - Joanne B Ciulla, The Journal of Business Ethics

'Richly international in scope and contributes to global concern' - Newsltter IIAS Leiden University

'This book makes an important contribution through its holisitc and balanced approach to the issue... Each chapter has a fair number of relevant cases - many of which are good living examples one can learn from' - Business Standard

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ISBN: 9780761997184
£19.99