New PDF release: Business ethics in the 21st Century
By Norman Bowie (auth.)
This paintings offers a severe examine company perform within the early twenty first century and indicates adjustments which are either functional and normatively enhanced. a number of chapters current a mirrored image on company ethics from a societal or macro-organizational standpoint. It makes a case for the industrial and ethical superiority of the sustainability capitalism of the ecu Union over the finance-based version of the U.S.. such a lot significant topics in company ethics are lined and a few new ones are brought, together with the subject of tips on how to train company ethics. the final process followed during this quantity is Kantian. replacement techniques are severely evaluated.
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We ought to want personal contact in our transactions because (1) dumping all the transaction costs on the consumer is not fair and (2) we ought to take into consideration whether our actions in the market place are job sustaining or job killing. Choosing to go to the self-serve checkout in the grocery store when one could use a human clerk is choosing the job killing option and is morally suspect. I know this is a strong claim, but it is no stronger than Peter Singer and others who claim that we ought to consider how animals were raised before we sit down to eat meat.
If you travel in New Jersey you cannot pump your own gas. Self-service gasoline stations are illegal in New Jersey. New Jersey has made a public policy decision to opt for less efficiency and more jobs- at least at gasoline stations. How often and in what circumstances government entities should behave in this fashion is a matter for discussion. At this point in time the gasoline attendant requirement in New Jersey is an anomaly. But is there something here that should be emulated? And if coercion sounds draconian, how about tax breaks or other incentives to encourage businesses in the service industry to hire employees?
There has been a tendency for agency theorists and others who work with incentive systems to ignore the dark side- the possibility that those responding to incentive 1 For a full account of this argument see my “Challenging the Egoistic Paradigm” (1991) in the first issue of Business Ethics Quarterly 1, 1–21. Economics as Foe 33 systems will always behave in an ethical manner. That assumption seems unrealistic and agency theorists should be the first rather than the last to consider this. Ethicists, including this one, have often criticized agency theorists for adopting a cynical view of human nature, -for acting as if all people were psychological egoists.
Business ethics in the 21st Century by Norman Bowie (auth.)