2nd Edition

Business, Society, and Government Essentials
Strategy and Applied Ethics





ISBN 9780415622103
Published September 3, 2013 by Routledge
448 Pages 10 Color Illustrations

USD $125.00

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Book Description

Understanding the interrelationship of business, society and government is vital to working at any level in a company of any size. This text uses a case analysis approach to explore this interrelationship in today’s high-tech global community.

The authors crystallize the complex array of issues that business leaders, managers, and employees face in market and nonmarket environments, from balancing stakeholder interests and dealing with government regulations to managing crises and making socially responsible and ethical decisions. Technical concepts come to life through a variety of cases and case questions, thought-provoking personal and professional applications, ethical dilemmas, and practical exercises. Furthermore, an appendix offers approaches to case analysis and includes a case analysis table that serves as a model for students and professors.

With its thorough coverage of relevant issues and skill-building elements to stimulate critical thinking, this text will prepare students to understand and confront real-world business concerns.

Table of Contents

@Contents:The Interrelationship of Business, Society and Government  1. The Business, Society and Government Ethical Interrelationship Stakeholder Environment  Business  2. Strategic Stakeholder and Ethical Public Affairs, Issues and Crisis Management  3. Employees, Stockholders and Corporate Governance  4. Corporate Social Responsibility, Citizenship and Diversity  Society  5. Business Ethics  6. Community, Consumerism, and the Media  7. Strategies of Societal and Business Interest Groups  Government  8. Law Making and Political Strategies  9. Law Enforcing and Regulatory Strategies  10. Law Interpreting, Antitrust, and Judiciary Strategies  International Business, Society and Government  11. Competing in the Global Environment  12. Global Technology, the Natural Environment and Sustainability  Appendix: Comprehensive Case and List of Cases with Abstracts Available

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Biography

Robert N. Lussier, professor of management at Springfield College, teaches business, government and society. He has a national and international reputation as the author of 350 publications, including a management, leadership, human relations, entrepreneurship, and small business management textbook. More than one million students globally have used Lussier books.

Herbert Sherman, professor of management at the Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University, teaches courses in business strategy, business and society, and organizational behavior. He has published four books, several readers, over 30 cases, and has published numerous articles in strategic management, small business/entrepreneurship, and business ethics.

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