Higher Education

Business Ethics, 13E

Author(s): O. C. Ferrell | John Fraedrich | Linda Ferrell

ISBN: 9789360539870

13th Edition

Copyright: 2022

India Release: 2024


Binding: Paperback

Pages: 608

Trim Size: 279 x 216 mm

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In "Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases, 13E," Ferrell/Fraedrich/Ferrell equip readers with the skills to make ethical decisions in the evolving business landscape. This edition features current examples and exercises, highlighting ethical challenges faced by new managers. Updates cover legislation, global sustainability, and corporate social responsibility, while cases on organizations like Tesla and TOMS provide real-world insights. Online resources enhance understanding and application.

  • Real-world applications and hands-on activities engage students as decision-makers.
  • Ethical dilemmas at the beginning of each chapter prompt discussion of related ethical issues.
  • Engaging cases highlight the importance of ethical decision-making.
  • Learning features, such as objectives and summaries, enhance understanding.
  • Unique role-play cases on the Instructor's Resource Website offer further integration and application.
  • Emphasis on decision-making, leadership, and strategy.
  • Updated vignettes reflect current economic and pandemic realities.
  • Reorganized chapters provide a logical progression and emphasis on ethical decision-making.
  • New content explores the psychology and characteristics of ethical leadership.
  • New chapter addresses technology, ethical responsibilities, and social impact.
  • Detailed coverage of sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

Part 1: An Overview of Business Ethics

1: The Importance of Business Ethics

2: Stakeholder Relationships, Social Responsibility, and Corporate Governance

3: Sustainability: Ethical and Social Responsibility Dimensions

Part 2: Ethical Issues and the Institutionalization of Business Ethics

4: The Institutionalization of Business Ethics

5: Emerging Business Ethics Issues

Part 3: The Decision-Making Process

6: Ethical Decision Making

7: Individual Factors: Moral Philosophies and Values

8: Organizational Factors: The Role of Ethical Culture and Relationships

Part 4: Implementing Business Ethics in a Global Economy

9: Developing and Implementing an Effective Ethics Program

10: Global Business Ethics Issues

11: Ethical Leadership

12: Technology: Ethics and Social Responsibility Issues

Part 5: Cases


O. C. Ferrell

O. C. Ferrell is the James T. Pursell Sr. Eminent Scholar Chair in Ethics and director of the Center for Ethical Organizational Cultures in the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business at Auburn University.


John Fraedrich

John Fraedrich is the Jannetides Professor of Business Ethics at Southern Illinois University. He received his B.S. from Brigham Young and M.S. and Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.


Linda Ferrell

Linda Ferrell is Roth Professor of Marketing and Business Ethics at Auburn University, having previously served as chair of the marketing department.