The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

Author: Gerald R. Ferrera
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454846321
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This text offers a comprehensive, accessible, engaging introduction to the legal environment of business with a unique, integrated focus on ethical theory and decision -making and on the global context in which modern businesses operate. Using realistic hypotheticals and scenarios, the authors illustrate and illuminate as they help students prepare to meet the often thorny challenges they will face in today's rapidly changing world of business. Features: Comprehensive coverage of the legal environment ofbusiness, from Business Organizations to Liability Uniquely integrated conceptual and thematic emphasis on the ethical theory underlying legal decisions, the global context of business decisions and operations, and issues of sustainability and corporate responsibility Excellent hypotheticals, case and statutory treatments, ethics integration, and global perspectives presented in interesting, accessible prose and formats Focus on AACSB Accreditation Standards, notably those relating to ethics education and social and ethical responsibility

The Aspen Institute Guide to Socially Responsible MBA Programs 2008 2009

Author: The Aspen Institute
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1576756661
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Aspen Institute, a premier non-profit, research organization for corporate social responsibility, offers the first comprehensive guide to the world’s leading global MBA programs in CSR—an indispensable guide for prospective students, universities, hiring companies, and libraries. This guide provides an overview of how global MBA programs bring social impact management into their curricular and extracurricular programs. Social impact management, which includes environmental, ethical, and corporate governance issues, is the field of inquiry at the intersection of business needs and wider societal concerns that reflects their complex interdependency. Without an understanding of this interdependency, neither business nor the society in which it operates can thrive. Each year business schools from around the world strive to differentiate themselves and attract the best and the brightest future business leaders, while prospective MBAs are looking for a program that will provide effective management skills to succeed in the changing face of business. The bottom line is no longer exclusively dedicated to financial returns. Rather, business leaders must also consider the environmental and social impacts of their decisions in order to compete in today’s marketplace. The MBA schools that participate in the Aspen Institute’s survey, and are therefore highlighted in the Aspen Institute Guide for Socially Responsible MBA Programs: 2008-2009, are leaders in integrating these issues into their MBA curricula.

Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society

Author: Robert W. Kolb
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412916526
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Practical Contract Law for Paralegals

Author: Laurel A. Vietzen
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454835605
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Practical Contract Law for Paralegals: An Activities-Based Approach is a comprehensive, practical introduction to environmental law written exclusively for paralegal students. The concise, well-written text focuses on a broad understanding of the sources of environmental law and offers students numerous practical exercises as well as concrete methods for researching the law. It also includes methods for conducting due diligence in real estate transactions, a real-world concern of paralegals and a topic ignored by other textbooks. The Second Edition offers thoroughly updated exercises, websites, government forms and laws, and includes a new chapter on mining law. Features of Practical Contract Law for Paralegals: An Activities-Based Approach: Accessible, practical approach to environmental law, specifically designed for the paralegal student. Comprehensive coverage includes the basics of the judicial concepts, policies, agencies and institutions that shape environmental law A brief overview of legal research and how it applies to environmental law. Intuitive organization starts with the implementation and sources of Environmental Law and moves on to specific statutes. Emphasis on conducting due diligence in real estate transactions, a real-world concern of paralegals and a topic no other book addresses. Engaging hands-on assignments, exercises and website resources teach students how to research local laws and access vital information. Strong pedagogical features reinforce the material, including crossword puzzles, key terms, review questions, and practice exercises. Features employment opportunities and ethical issues Thoroughly updated, the revised Second Edition includes: New chapter on mining law. Thoroughly updated exercises, government forms, laws, and websites.

Der Mut zum Sein

Author: Paul Tillich
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110411202
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Published in 1952, Paul Tillich’s (1886–1965) seminal work The Courage to Be is among his most important writings, and it established his reputation outside of academic theology. In this book, he summarized in concise form the core themes of his overall theology, reformulating the notion of faith as “the courage to be” while also furnishing a re-interpretation of modern society.

Manager statt MBAs

Author: Henry Mintzberg
Publisher: Frankfurt : Campus Verlag
ISBN: 9783593376813
Format: PDF, ePub
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Eine kritische Analyse. Übersetzt von Jan W. Haas. Der MBA "Master of Business Administration" ist der begehrteste Studienabschluss für angehende Manager. Doch Henry Mintzberg, einer der international angesehensten Managementexperten, warnt: Das MBA-Studium bereitet nicht ausreichend auf die Managementpraxis vor. Der Autor Henry Mintzberg ist Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies an der Mc- Gill University in Montréal. Er gilt als" Strategie-Papst"und ist einer der bekanntesten Managementautoren der Welt. Pressestimmen, 23.03.2005 Die Zeit, Die Führungskrise "Mintzberg macht Vorschläge, die in die richtige Richtung gehen, können sie doch jene Wende herbeiführen, die notwendig ist, damit die Gesellschaft nicht länger die Zeche zahlt für den Erfolg des MBA." 21.01.2005 Handelsblatt: Scharfe MBA-Kritik jetzt auch auf Deutsch "Eine fulminante Kritik."

Leading Change

Author: John P. Kotter
Publisher: Vahlen
ISBN: 3800646153
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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John P. Kotters wegweisendes Werk Leading Change erschien 1996 und zählt heute zu den wichtigsten Managementbüchern überhaupt. Es wurde in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt und millionenfach verkauft. Der Druck auf Unternehmen, sich den permanent wandelnden internen und externen Einflüssen zu stellen, wird weiter zunehmen. Dabei gehört ein offener, aber professionell geführter Umgang mit Change-Prozessen zu den Wesensmerkmalen erfolgreicher Unternehmen im 21. Jahrhundert und zu den größten Herausforderungen in der Arbeit von Führungskräften. Einer der weltweit renommiertesten Experten auf diesem Gebiet hat basierend auf seinen Erfahrungen aus Forschung und Praxis einen visionären Text geschrieben, der zugleich inspirierend und gefüllt ist mit bedeutenden Implikationen für das Change-Management. Leading Change zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie Wandlungsprozesse in Unternehmen konsequent führen. Beginnend mit den Gründen, warum viele Unternehmen an Change-Prozessen scheitern, wird im Anschluss ein Acht-Stufen-Plan entwickelt, der Ihnen hilft, pragmatisch einen erfolgreichen Wandel zu gestalten. Wenn Sie wissen möchten, warum Ihre letzte Change-Initiative scheiterte, dann lesen Sie dieses Buch am besten gleich, sodass Ihr nächstes Projekt von Erfolg gekrönt wird. Ralf Dobelli, getabstract.com Leading Change is simply the best single work I have seen on strategy implementation. William C. Finnie, Editor-in-Chief Strategy & Leadership Leading Change ist ein weltweiter, zeitloser Bestseller. Werner Seidenschwarz, Seidenschwarz & Comp.