Law, Business, and Society

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Author: Tony McAdams,Nancy Neslund,Kristofer Neslund

Publisher: Irwin/McGraw-Hill

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business enterprises

Page: 794

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Law, Business, and Society, 7/e, by Tony McAdams, takes an interdisciplinary approach utilizing elements of law, political economy, international business, ethics, social responsibility and management. The author's primary goal is to produce a compelling holistic picture of the concepts by giving extensive attention to readings, provocative quotes and factual details. Students learn not merely the law but the law in context.

Loose Leaf for Law, Business and Society

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Author: Tony McAdams

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260047752

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 928

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Law, Business and Society, 11e fits both upper-division undergraduate and masters levels courses in the legal environment of business, government and business, and business and society. Law, Business and Society, takes an interdisciplinary approach, using elements of law, political economy, international business, ethics, social responsibility, and management. Students will find an interesting, provocative reading experience filled with contemporary legal and ethical conflicts emerging from today’s news, as well as scholarly results, surveys, polls, data, anecdotes, and other specific details that lend credibility, immediacy, and interest to the reading experience.

Outlines and Highlights for Law, Business, and Society by Mcadams, Isbn

9780073048109

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Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9781428867543

Category: Education

Page: 350

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Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society

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Author: Robert W. Kolb

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412916526

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 2437

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The five volumes of this ultimate resource recognize the inherent unity between business ethics and business and society, that stems from their shared primary concern with value in commerce. This Encyclopedia spans the relationships among business, ethics, and society by including more than 800 entries that feature broad coverage of corporate social responsibility, the obligation of companies to various stakeholder groups, the contribution of business to society and culture, and the relationship between organizations and the quality of the environment.

Ethics, Law, and Society

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Author: Jennifer Gunning,Søren Holm

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780754648819

Category: Law

Page: 326

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This key collection brings together a selection of papers commissioned and published by the Cardiff Centre for Ethics, Law & Society. It incorporates contributions from a group of international experts along with a selection of short opinion pieces writte

Business and Society: Ethics, Sustainability, and Stakeholder Management

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Author: Archie B. Carroll,Ann K. Buchholtz

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133418961

Category: Education

Page: 768

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Demonstrate for your students the importance of business ethics, sustainability and stakeholder management from a strong managerial perspective with Carroll/Buchholtz's BUSINESS AND SOCIETY: ETHICS, SUSTAINABILITY, AND STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT, 8E. Students learn how effective business decision makers balance and protect the interests of various stakeholders, including investors, employees, the community, and the environment -- particularly as business recovers from a perilous financial period. Proven content emphasizes the social, legal, political, and ethical responsibilities of a business to both external and internal stakeholder groups. The authors effectively balance strong coverage of ethics and the stakeholder model with a new focus on one of business's most recent, urgent mandates: sustainability. This edition's new sustainability clearly reflects the interconnectivity between business and the natural, social, and financial environments, illustrating how all three must be maintained in balance to sustain current and future generations. A wealth of new real business cases and Ethics in Practice cases blend with coverage of the most recent research, laws and examples. Practical applications teach future managers to focus their reasoning and enhance the precision with which they consider and make ethical decisions. With this edition's comprehensive package, including a Test Bank correlated to AACSB standards, dynamic new website and other resources, you can provide your students with the solid understanding of ethical, sustainability and stakeholder issues they need for success in business and today's society. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Rethinking Undergraduate Business Education

Liberal Learning for the Profession

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Author: Anne Colby,Thomas Ehrlich,William M. Sullivan,Jonathan R. Dolle

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118038711

Category: Education

Page: 208

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Business is the largest undergraduate major in the United States and still growing. This reality, along with the immense power of the business sector and its significance for national and global well-being, makes quality education critical not only for the students themselves but also for the public good. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's national study of undergraduate business education found that most undergraduate programs are too narrow, failing to challenge students to question assumptions, think creatively, or understand the place of business in larger institutional contexts. Rethinking Undergraduate Business Education examines these limitations and describes the efforts of a diverse set of institutions to address them by integrating the best elements of liberal arts learning with business curriculum to help students develop wise, ethically grounded professional judgment.

Business, Society and the Law

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Author: Andrew Terry,Des Giugni

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780170107815

Category: Commercial law

Page: 1000

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Written for Australian commerce students this text gives a solid introduction to business law within its social and business context. Written in a user friendly style and featuring an abundance of real world examples, the text aims to capture student's interest and show them the relevance of business law in future careers.

Law, Business and Human Rights

Bridging the Gap

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Author: Robert C. Bird,Daniel R. Cahoy,Jamie Darin Prenkert

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1782546626

Category: Political Science

Page: 288

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The intersection of business and human rights contains substantial economic, social, and political implications. Global business enterprises and civil society groups must establish a constructive and meaningful dialogue in order to work cooperatively t

The Legal Environment of Business

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Author: Roger E. Meiners,Al H. Ringleb,Frances Edwards

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0324654367

Category: Education

Page: 784

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THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS, Tenth Edition, combines a business-specific focus and an engaging, readable style to provide non-lawyers with a detailed practical introduction to the legal system. With a strong emphasis on the nuts and bolts of the basic legal concepts all business students need to know, the text includes up-to-date examples and realistic situations that are easy to understand and appreciate. Now newly updated and expanded, this popular, reader-friendly text continues to make even complex topics enjoyable to explore and easy to master. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethics, Business and Society

Managing Responsibly

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Author: Ananda Das Gupta

Publisher: SAGE Publications India

ISBN: 8132105931

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 244

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This compilation analyses the differences between the concepts of 'social responsibility' and 'business ethics', which are often erroneously interpreted to be the same. It explains that social responsibility is a characteristic but just one of the many aspects of the much wider concept of business ethics. The collection includes contributions from experts from diverse fields such as industry, academia and non-governmental organizations, who present the theoretical underpinning of the concepts, along with real-life case studies dealing with the varied, hands-on experiences of leaders from different industries. This book will be an insightful read for professionals in the field of Business and Management.

Criminological and Legal Consequences of Climate Change

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Author: Stephen Farrall,Tawhida Ahmed,Duncan French

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1847319211

Category: Law

Page: 282

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This edited collection, the result of an international seminar held at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Oñati, Spain in 2010, explores the potential legal and criminological consequences of climate change, both domestically and for the international community. A novel feature of the book is the consideration given to the potential synergies between the two disciplinary foci, thus to encourage among legal scholars and criminologists not only an analysis of the consequences of climate change from these perspectives but to bring these fields together to provide a unique, inter-disciplinary exploration of the ways in which climate change does, or could, impact on our societies. Such an inter-disciplinary approach is necessary given that climate change is a multifaceted phenomenon and one which is intimately linked across disciplines. To study this topic from the point of view of a single social science discipline restricts our understanding of the societal consequences of climate change. It is hoped that this edited collection will identify emerging areas of concern, illuminate areas for further research and, most of all, encourage future academic discussion on this most critical of issues.

The Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Environment of Business in a Diverse Society

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Author: Dawn Bennett-Alexander,Linda Harrison

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780073524924

Category: Law

Page: 544

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This is the first legal environment text to take diversity implications into consideration as a normal and necessary part of business decisions. It offers a view of the legal environment of business from the broader perspective of not only the law and its theory, but also how it works in practice taking into consideration the factors of ethics and diversity. The goal of this text is to equip students for the legal, ethical, and diversity implications of the business world they will move into, so that their decisions do not result in surprising, expensive, protracted, and embarrassing litigation that could have easily been avoided.

Irish Business and Society

Governing, Participating and Transforming in the 21st Century

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Author: John Hogan,Paul F. Donnelly,Brendan K. O'Rourke

Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd

ISBN: 0717155366

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 652

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A collection of stimulating essays exploring the wide-ranging debates surrounding the relationship between business and society in 21st century Ireland. Wide-ranging and thought-provoking contributions from leading business researchers, economists, sociologists and political scientists from Ireland and abroad probe five central themes: the making and unmaking of the Celtic Tiger; governance, regulation and justice; partnership and participation; the nature of Irish borders in Ireland, Europe and the wider world; and interests and concerns in contemporary Ireland. Irish Business and Society takes a critical look at Ireland as one of the most open and globally integrated economies in the world, with the activities of Irish and Irish-based foreign business impacting on both national and international societies and businesses; discusses the relationships between business and society within the context of the wider Irish and European political economy; presents the Irish economic decisions and conditions that precipitated the current recession in Ireland and the resultant lessons to be learned; and examines the relationship between Irish business and society today, contemplating how it might develop into the future. Essential reading for students of Irish Business, Economics, Sociology and Politics, those taking Irish Studies courses, and all those interested in contemporary Irish society. The contributors are: Nicola Timoney, Frank Barry, Mary P. Murphy, William Kingston, Niamh M. Brennan, Rebecca Maughan, Roderick Maguire, Gillian Smith, Conor McGrath, Connie Harris Ostwald, Kevin O'Leary, Jesse J. Norris, Olice McCarthy, Robert Briscoe, Michael Ward, Helen Chen, Patrick Phillips, Mary Faulkner, John O'Brennan, Mary C. Murphy, Breda McCarthy, Marian Crowley-Henry, John McHale, Kate Nicholls, Gary Murphy, Geoff Weller, Jennifer K. DeWan, Patrick Kenny, Gerard Hastings, Margaret-Anner Lawlor, Karlin Lillington, John Cullen

Introduction to Law and the Legal System

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Author: Frank Schubert

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 049589933X

Category: Political Science

Page: 624

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INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM provides an overview of law and the American legal system, using cases to support the major functions of U.S. law. Suitable for a variety of departments and courses, this text is known for its broad coverage, flexible organization, and use of cases to explain legal concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Managers and the Legal Environment: Strategies for the 21st Century

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Author: Constance E. Bagley

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305464990

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 944

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Integrating business law with ethics and effective management, Bagley's MANAGERS AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT: STRATEGIES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY, 8E equips future managers with the legal knowledge and risk management techniques essential for success in global business. Renowned for its cutting-edge coverage and strategic approach, this book offers one of the most comprehensive yet easy-to-understand presentations of today's global legal environment of business. Proven learning features such as Inside Story and Perspective boxes illustrate how the law impacts daily management decisions and business strategies, and A Manager's Dilemma feature challenges readers to consider such issues as whether to outsource labor to a country known for poor working conditions and the ethics of structuring a business to avoid domestic taxes. Fulfilling AACSB requirements, the eighth edition addresses the legal, political, regulatory, and ethical dimensions of business. Reflecting the latest developments and decisions, the text's up-to-date coverage includes the regulation of commercial speech, the disclosure of corporate political spending, the application of the Fourth Amendment to cell phone location data, the patentability of human genes, employees' use of social media, regulatory responses to climate change, the fiduciary duties of managers of limited liability companies, the FCC's proposed rules on net neutrality, the constitutionality of Obamacare, the use of race in college admissions, the Defense of Marriage Act, NSA surveillance programs, the right of college football players to unionize, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Law and Society in Transition

Toward Responsive Law

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Author: Philippe Nonet,Philip Selznick,Robert A. Kagan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351509586

Category: Law

Page: 150

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Year by year, law seems to penetrate ever larger realms of social, political, and economic life, generating both praise and blame. Nonet and Selznick's Law and Society in Transition explains in accessible language the primary forms of law as a social, political, and normative phenomenon. They illustrate with great clarity the fundamental difference between repressive law, riddled with raw conflict and the accommodation of special interests, and responsive law, the reasoned effort to realize an ideal of polity. To make jurisprudence relevant, legal, political, and social theory must be reintegrated. As a step in this direction, Nonet and Selznick attempt to recast jurisprudential issues in a social science perspective. They construct a valuable framework for analyzing and assessing the worth of alternative modes of legal ordering. The volume's most enduring contribution is the authors' typology-repressive, autonomous, and responsive law. This typology of law is original and especially useful because it incorporates both political and jurisprudential aspects of law and speaks directly to contemporary struggles over the proper place of law in democratic governance. In his new introduction, Robert A. Kagan recasts this classic text for the contemporary world. He sees a world of responsive law in which legal institutions-courts, regulatory agencies, alternative dispute resolution bodies, police departments-are periodically studied and redesigned to improve their ability to fulfill public expectations. Schools, business corporations, and governmental bureaucracies are more fully pervaded by legal values. Law and Society in Transition describes ways in which law changes and develops. It is an inspiring vision of a politically responsive form of governance, of special interest to those in sociology, law, philosophy, and politics.

The Night We Met

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Author: Rob Byrnes

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 9780758243331

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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In the tradition of Married to the Mob and The Wedding Banquet, Rob Byrnes' wickedly funny debut novel serves up the most deliciously wacky love story in ages--a screwball romantic comedy where boy gets gorgeous Mafia boyfriend, boy loses Mafia boyfriend and nearly gets whacked by most of New York, boy gets Mafia boyfriend and more than he bargained for. . . "We Are Family" Just Took On A Whole New Meaning. . . Andrew Westlake's life is boring him into a coma. After fifteen years in New York, he has not met up with the gay equivalent of the Rat Pack. He has not realized his dream of becoming the literary voice of his generation. And he most definitely has not met a Mr. Right to share a fabulous penthouse with a view of something other than an air shaft. In fact, the love of his life has just left their cramped, Upper West Side apartment to move in with an apprentice window designer with bleached hair, and Andrew's two novels have tanked, ending up in bookstore bargain bins. Stuck in a dead-end publishing job and still nursing his broken heart and tepid reviews, Andrew is resigned to a life of anti-fabulousness. . .until the night he meets dark, hunky Frank DiBenedetto. With his confident way of taking care of things and his shy demeanor in the bedroom, Frank wins Andrew over. Who cares that Andrew's friends, the flamboyantly out-there David and wry Denise, suspect that there's more to Frank than he's letting on? A little mystery is good. . .right? Wrong! Not if the mystery is that your lover turns out to be the son of the Mafia's top boss, and he's engaged to Anna Franco--daughter of "Crazy Tommy" Franco--a woman who does not take kindly to catching her fiancé in the act of becoming "a made man." Suddenly, Andrew's once-boring life is heating up with enough action to fuel ten novels. . .if only he can keep his very cute butt intact and his man from ending up on a Most Wanted poster. From a couple of "sensitivity-trained" cops to a persistent FBI agent. . .from guys with nicknames that all have to do with pain to a Mafia princess whose hair is nearly as big as her mouth. . .from ex-lovers, drag queens, and suspicious doormen to a cast of other characters as zany as New York, itself, The Night We Met is a frantic, nonstop, madcap romp through a wild romance no reader will be able to refuse.

Business and Society, A Strategic Approach to Social Responsibility

Business, Business

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Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467240028

Category: Education

Page: 84

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