International Business Ethics and Growth Opportunities

International Business Ethics and Growth Opportunities

Ruth Wolf (Bar Ilan University, Israel) and Theodora Issa (Curtin University, Australia)
Release Date: December, 2014|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 354
ISBN13: 9781466674196|ISBN10: 1466674199|EISBN13: 9781466674202|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-7419-6

Description

In the modern business environment, companies strive to create a sense of moral obligation within their employees in an effort to foster a concern for social welfare and justice among global organizations. Despite the efforts of managers and directors, many companies continue to find it difficult to overcome the moral dilemmas of the corporate sector.

International Business Ethics and Growth Opportunities presents the necessary methods and resources for managers and directors to be successful in leading their corporations in a responsible and morally conscious manner. Examining the dangers of unethical behavior, this book provides the strategies and tools for proper management to encourage company strength and success. This publication is an essential resource for academicians, researchers, officials, post-graduate students, and professionals in the fields of business and business education interested in ethical decision making on the individual and company level.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing Markets
  • Emerging Economies
  • Global Expansion
  • Industry Management
  • Moral Decision Making
  • Organizational Justice
  • Workplace Inequality

Reviews and Testimonials

Scholars of business management look at ethics, managers, and management; ethical organization, economic growth, and culture; the unique spirit of ethical management; ethical training, challenges, and leadership; and ethics and codes: developing, emerging, and developed countries.

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This book presents the necessary methods and resources for managers and directors to be successful in leading their corporations in a responsible and morally conscious manner. Examining the dangers of unethical behavior, this book provides the strategies and tools for proper management to encourage company strength and success. This publication is an essential resource for academicians, researchers, officials, post-­graduate students, and professionals in the fields of business and business education interested in ethical decision making on the individual and company level.

– Academy of Management Newsletter, Summer 2015

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ruth Wolf is an expert on ethics and approaching ethical dilemmas. Ruth is a veteran of academia (for over 26 years) and has built curriculums in the fields of ethics and ethics teaching in various academic and legal frameworks in Israel. In addition, Ruth is an active advisor to industry and business officials in their efforts to implement to business ethics codes and values within the organizations and management. Ruth is a senior lecturer of ethics and business administration in both the Economics Department and the Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Israel. Ruth has also taught in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and additional academic institutions. Ruth is a prolific publisher of more than 60 articles in the fields of ethics, CSR, business ethics, ethical education, mediation, and more. Ruth has also published numerous literature books and a professional-academic book, along with her editorial work of several international journals. The recent of which is Ethics is Good for Business (Mass, 2008). Moreover, Ruth practices as a professional business mediator.
Theodora Issa is a multi-award winner, and a Senior Lecturer at the Curtin Business School, Curtin University, Australia. A visiting professor at a European Business School, she developed teaching material and facilitates a unit on Sustainable Development Business Strategies for Master of International Business students. Currently, Theodora is conducting her post-doctoral research on ethical mindsets, spirituality, and aesthetics, and currently working on a manuscript for a book on Ethical Mindsets: A Comparative Study. Theodora’s research is published in credible peer-reviewed journals. Theodora is one of the Webmasters of her community's Website http://soca.cjb.net (since 1995) and is one of the editors of the weekly bulletin since 1995 that is currently available online under URL http://noohro.cjb.net. Since 2012, Theodora is an active member at the World Council of Churches on behalf her church (a) delegate, 2012, (b) member of Central Committee 2013, and (c) member of Education and Ecumenical Formation Commission.

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