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Title:
Strategic intervention in organizations : resolving ethical dilemmas
Author:
Mathews, M. Cash.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1988]

©1988
Physical Description:
144 pages ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780803933033

9780803933040
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Concern over business ethics and ethical dilemmas has grown tremendously during the past decade, causing managers to rethink decisions which can affect both their careers and legal liabilities. Strategic Intervention in Organizations considers many of the issues confronting managers and consumers alike, stressing the importance of careful decision-making. The author analyses the content of 202 codes of ethics written by the highest level officials in major corporations and employs quantitative methods to assess the impact of these codes on corporate behaviour.


Summary

Concern over business ethics and ethical dilemmas has grown tremendously during the past decade, causing managers to rethink decisions which can affect both their careers and legal liabilities. Strategic Intervention in Organizations considers many of the issues confronting managers and consumers alike, stressing the importance of careful decision-making. The author analyses the content of 202 codes of ethics written by the highest level officials in major corporations and employs quantitative methods to assess the impact of these codes on corporate behaviour.


Table of Contents

ForewordMarshall B Clinard
Decision Making and Ethical Dilemmas
Ethics and Social Responsibility
The Dynamics of Organizational Behavior, Culture, and Lawbreaking
The Content of Codes of Ethics
The Impact of Codes of Ethics on Organizational Illegalities
Protecting the Corporation
Avoiding Victimization
Whistle-Blowing and Whistle-Blowers
The Growing Legal Liability of Corporations and Managers
Ethics
Strategic Planning and Intervention
ForewordMarshall B Clinard
Decision Making and Ethical Dilemmas
Ethics and Social Responsibility
The Dynamics of Organizational Behavior, Culture, and Lawbreaking
The Content of Codes of Ethics
The Impact of Codes of Ethics on Organizational Illegalities
Protecting the Corporation
Avoiding Victimization
Whistle-Blowing and Whistle-Blowers
The Growing Legal Liability of Corporations and Managers
Ethics
Strategic Planning and Intervention