A Short Course in International Business Ethics
Making money and maintaining business ethics in international trade can be a challenge. Especially in countries where corrupt officials, bribes, payoffs, baksheesh and the mordida are commonplace. Cultural questions intensify the challenge. Am I being asked for a bribe or facilitation payment?” This book identifies the key ethical issues and gives the reader practical tools to use in everyday situations.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ETHICS: TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Why Ethics Matter
Chapter 2: Are Ethics Culturally Based
Chapter 3: The Costs to Individuals, Companies, and Society
Chapter 4: Does Virtue Pay?
Chapter 5: Codifying Business Ethics
Chapter 6: Ethics and the Boardroom
Chapter 7: Shareholder Activism: Keeping Corporations on Their Ethical Toes
Chapter 8: Socially Responsible Investing: A New Trend Where Ethics DO Matter
Chapter 9: The Personal Ethics Battle
Chapter 10: Building An Effective Corporate Ethics Code
Chapter 11: Managing An International Corporate Ethics Code
Chapter 12: Business/Corporate Intelligence and Ethics: Temptation Abounds
Chapter 13: E-Ethics: Making It Up As They Go Along
Chapter 14: Global Bribery and Corruption: How Much For Your Ethics?
Chapter 15: Regional Ethics: A Look At Japan, Russia, and Islamic Banking Ethics
Chapter 16: Case Studies: Personal Decisions
Chapter 17: Glossary
Chapter 18: Researching Business Ethics Resources
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ETHICS: AUTHORS/CONTRIBUTORS
Charles Mitchell is a former Moscow bureau chief for United Press International. He’s been a frequent visitor to Russia in recent years, writing about both business and lifestyle issues. He is currently the Editorial Director for a New York-based business research organization specializing in global economic forecasting and management issues.