Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Business Ethics as Practice: Representation, Reflexivity and Performance

Business Ethics as Practice: Representation, Reflexivity and Performance (Hardback)

£80.00
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

This book shows that in business, moral questions are not just theoretical; they arise in practice and have to be dealt with in practice. It illustrates that `ethics as practice' is an important area of study because it focuses on how ethics are enacted and embedded in everyday organizational reality. In contrast to the approaches dominating mainstream literature, the authors of this thought provoking volume focus on the tensions, paradoxes and ambiguities that underpin ethics in practice.



Recent corporate scandals such as those involving Enron, Worldcom and Parmalat have brought to the fore a problem which mainstream economics and management studies have long ignored: the fact that neither rules, regulations, nor the laws of the market can ensure ethical behaviour. The authors of this fascinating book take the tension between `morals or money' and `profits or principles' as the starting point of their investigations into how ethical problems emerge and are managed. They show that ethics are at stake in ambiguous situations where different, often contradicting, sets of moral values and rules clash.



Business Ethics as Practice will prove a stimulating and fascinating read for scholars of organization theory, organizational behaviour, business and management, and more generally, humanities and the social sciences. Business practitioners will also find much illuminating material to reflect upon and consider within this book.

BusinessBusiness & managementBusiness ethics Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 01/08/2007 ISBN-13: 9781845429751  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Edited by Chris Carter, Business School, The University of Edinburgh, UK, Stewart Clegg, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia and Aston Business School, UK, Martin Kornberger, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, University of St Andrews, UK and University of Innsbruck, Austria, Stephan Laske, University of Innsbruck, Austria and Martin Messner, HEC Paris, France and University of Innsbruck, Austria

More books by Chris Carter

More books by Stewart Clegg

More books by Martin Kornberger

More books by Stephan Laske

More books by Martin Messner

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Building the Architect's Character:...
(Paperback)
Kendra Schank Smith
 
 
£43.99
 
Market Ethics and Practices, c.1300-1850
(Paperback)
Simon Middleton; James E. Shaw
 
 
£29.99
 
The Company Citizen: Good for...
(Paperback)
Tom Levitt
 
 
£25.00
 
Ethics in Quantitative Finance: A...
(Hardback)
Timothy Johnson
 
 
£24.00
 
Latest Blog
Why Little Women is the Perfect Christmas Read
15/12/2017

Publisher of the Macmillan Collectors Library, Harriet Sanders, celebrates the arrival on tv this Christmas of Little Women

#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part Two
13/12/2017

Our knowledgeable Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. Here are their Dutch, Russian and Polish selections.

#FoylesFive: The Last Jedi
12/12/2017

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi drops out of hyperspace and into a cinema near you, Matt from our Web Team gives us his selection of the best Last Jedi books.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd