Business Ethics and Diversity in the Modern Workplace

Business Ethics and Diversity in the Modern Workplace

Philippe W. Zgheib (Lebanese American University, Lebanon)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: November, 2014|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 326
ISBN13: 9781466672543|ISBN10: 1466672544|EISBN13: 9781466672550|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-7254-3


Corporations have a social responsibility to assist in the overall well-being of their communities through the compliance of moral business standards and practices. However, many societies still face serious issues related to unethical business practices.

Business Ethics and Diversity in the Modern Workplace investigates the ethical frameworks within modern corporations and their impact on the communities they serve. With a focus on autonomous decision making in complex quandaries, this book is an all-inclusive reference source for students, researchers, practitioners, and managers who are concerned with the various ethical dilemmas within businesses, as well as evaluating moral issues impacting societal welfare.

Topics Covered

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

  • Child Labor
  • Climate Change
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Media Bias
  • Monopoly Abuse
  • Plagiarism
  • Social Media Ethics

Reviews and Testimonials

Zgheib presents students, academics, and professionals working in a variety of business contexts with an examination of contemporary ethical frameworks in use within corporations and their impact on the communities in which they operate. The author has organized the twenty-four chapters that make up the main body of his text in three sections, devoted to macro ethics and social welfare, corporate business ethics, and country applications and case studies.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Philippe W. Zgheib is a senior Fulbright scholar in business ethics, entrepreneurship, and strategic management. He holds a PhD in economics (1994) and a civil engineering doctorate (1990) from Utah State University in the USA. He has served actively in academia, and in business practice since 1984 both in Lebanon and in the USA. Dr. Zgheib is a widely established corporate consultant and executive business moderator with private corporations, global and domestic. His current business research is specialized in the areas of business ethics, human resource management, entrepreneurship, and in business communications. His consulting expertise includes leadership styles, conflict optimization, advanced negotiations, emotional intelligence, and crisis communications. He is also a registered professional engineer, and a project development leader. His public community service includes academic accreditation, promotion of cooperatives, and strategic reform. Media exposure includes BBC World, CNN, and Voice of America.