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Business & Society: Ethics, Sustainability & Stakeholder Management 10th Edition

Archie B. Carroll | Jill Brown | Ann K. Buchholtz

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Help your students develop a strong managerial perspective with Carroll, Brown, and Buchholtz's BUSINESS AND SOCIETY: ETHICS, SUSTAINABILITY, AND STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT. Students learn how effective business decision makers can balance and protect the interests of investors, employees, consumers, the community, and the environment. They also discover how strong business decision-making skills are particularly important as today's businesses continue to recover from a perilous financial period. The tenth edition emphasizes the social, legal, political, and ethical responsibilities of today's businesses to external and internal stakeholder groups. Also available: the MindTap® online learning solution.

Archie B. Carroll, University of Georgia

Dr. Archie B. Carroll is Robert W. Scherer Chair of Management and Corporate Public Affairs, Emeritus, and Professor of Management Emeritus in the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia. He is also part-time Director of the Nonprofit Management and Community Service Program in the Terry College. Dr. Carroll received his three academic degrees from The Florida State University in Tallahassee. He has published numerous books, chapters, articles, and encyclopedia entries. His research has appeared in the ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, BUSINESS AND SOCIETY, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS ETHICS QUARTERLY, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, BUSINESS ETHICS: A EUROPEAN REVIEW, and many others. He has served on the editorial review boards of BUSINESS AND SOCIETY, BUSINESS ETHICS QUARTERLY, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, and the JOURNAL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS. Professionally, he is former division chair of the Social Issues in Management (SIM) Division of the Academy of Management, a founding board member of the International Association for Business and Society (IABS), and past president of the Society for Business Ethics. He was elected Fellow of the Southern Management Association (1995) and Fellow of the Academy of Management (2005). Dr. Carroll has also been recognized with the Sumner Marcus Award (1992) for Distinguished Service by the SIM Division of the Academy of Management; Distinguished Research Award (1993) by Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, for his work in corporate social performance and business ethics; and Distinguished Service Award (2003) by the Terry College of Business. He was named Professor Emeritus (2005) and in 2008 he received the Outstanding Ph.D. Award from the College of Business, Florida State University.

Jill Brown, Bentley University

Dr. Jill Brown is an Associate Professor of Management at Bentley University. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Georgia. Dr. Brown's research and teaching interests include ethics, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance and strategic leadership -- with a focus on understanding how businesses can create both financial and social value. Dr. Brown’s work has been published in the Journal of Business Ethics, Organization Science, Business Ethics Quarterly, the Journal of Management Studies, the Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility, Strategic Organization and Corporate Governance: An International Review. She is an Associate Editor for Corporate Governance: An International Review and serves on the editorial review board of Business and Society. She is an elected Representative-at-Large of the International Association of Business and Society (IABS), an international organization committed to understanding relationships between business, government and society. She also serves as an elected Representative-at-Large of the SIM (Social Issues in Management) Division at the Academy of Management. Dr. Brown has received numerous teaching and reviewing awards, including the Robert and Christine Staub Faculty Excellence Award at Lehigh University.

Ann K. Buchholtz, Rutgers University

The late Dr. Ann K. Buchholtz was Professor of Leadership and Ethics and Research Director of the Institute for Ethical Leadership in the Rutgers Business School at Rutgers University. She received her Ph.D. from the Stern School of Business at New York University. Dr. Buchholtz’s research focused on the social and ethical implications of corporate governance, in particular, and the relationship of business and society in general. Her work has appeared in Business and Society, Business Ethics Quarterly, the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, the Journal of Management, Organization Science, the Journal of Management Studies, and Corporate Governance and International Review. She served on the editorial boards of Business and Society and Business Ethics Quarterly. Her teaching and consulting activities focused on the areas of business ethics, social issues, strategic leadership, and corporate governance. Her service learning activities in the classroom received a Trailblazer Advocate of the Year award from the Domestic Violence Council of Northeast Georgia. She was the recipient of numerous teaching awards, including Profound Effect on a Student Leader. She was also named Senior Teaching Fellow at the University of Georgia. Dr. Buchholtz was past Division Chair of the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management. She served on the Board of Governors of the Academy of Management and the ethics task force that designed a Code of Ethics for the Academy and became the inaugural chairperson of the Academy’s Ethics Adjudication Committee when the code was put into effect. In 2015, she received the Sumner Marcus Award from the SIM Division of the Academy of Management.

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  • "ETHICS IN PRACTICE" CASES FEATURE ACTUAL ETHICAL CHALLENGES IN TODAY’S WORKPLACE. Fresh, new "Ethics in Practice" (EIP) Cases woven throughout this edition prepare future managers for business and organizational situations that will test both values and ethics. Short cases feature actual ethical conflicts companies face as well as dilemmas that former students have confronted personally in their work experiences. New and updated EIPs address current social and ethical issues in the news.
  • CASES PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES TO APPLY CSR ANALYSIS, STAKEHOLDER ANALYSIS, AND ETHICAL DECISION MAKING. End-of-text cases offer new and updated coverage of relevant real-world concepts. Cases vary in length and include classic cases with ongoing impact as well as cases that feature the most recent developments. Some of the newer cases focus on challenges faced by familiar companies, such as Apple, Volkswagen, and Chipotle. A convenient Case Matrix makes it simple to incorporate cases into your course at ideal times.
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  • "ETHICS IN PRACTICE" CASE GUIDE ASSISTS IN MOST EFFECTIVELY INTEGRATING CASES INTO YOUR COURSE. The helpful "Ethics in Practice" Case Matrix offers at-a-glance suggestions for linking this edition’s "Ethics in Practice" Cases to particular chapters. This tool makes it simple for you to assign appropriate cases at times that will be most meaningful for your students.
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Business & Society: Ethics, Sustainability & Stakeholder Management


1. The Business and Society Relationship.
2. Corporate Social Responsibility, Citizenship, and Sustainability.
3. The Stakeholder Approach to Business, Society, and Ethics.
4. Corporate Governance: Foundational Issues.
5. Strategic Management and Corporate Public Affairs.
6. Risk, Issue, and Crisis Management.
7. Business Ethics Essentials
8. Managerial and Organizational Ethics.
9. Business Ethics and Technology.
10. Ethical Issues in the Global Arena.
11. Business, Government, and Regulation.
12. Business Influence on Government and Public Policy.
13. Consumer Stakeholders: Information Issues
14. Consumer Stakeholders: Product and Service Issues.
15. Sustainability and the Natural Environment.
16. Business and Community Stakeholders.
17. Employee Stakeholders and Workplace Issues.
18. Employee Stakeholders: Privacy, Safety, and Health.
19. Employment Discrimination and Workplace Diversity

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