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Ethical Frameworks for Management

by Kenneth E. Goodpaster

Introduces managers and students of management to some of the basic categories and frameworks of philosophical ethics. Consists of five parts: l) Classifying ethical frameworks; 2) Teleological frameworks; 3) Deontological frameworks; 4) Mixed frameworks; and 5) from theory to practice.

Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling

by Barbara Herlihy Theodore P. Remley

This authoritative resource, written by two counseling professors--one an attorney and the other an expert in ethics--explores the most difficult ethical, legal, and professional challenges in counseling in an easy-to-understand manner. Ideal for instructors who do not specialize in the topics presented, and for students who are learning about the counseling profession, Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling includes numerous case studies throughout not only to highlight difficult situations faced by counselors, but also to give readers the benefit of the authors' best thinking on how to resolve the dilemmas. The complex legal, ethical, and professional counseling issues are analyzed and discussed in a manner that allows counselors to resolve challenging situations as they arise in their practice. Included is practical advice on how to manage ethical and legal issues such as using technology and social media, counseling minors and vulnerable adults, counseling clients who may be suicidal or violent, responding to subpoenas; setting boundaries with clients, students, and supervisees serving as gatekeepers for the counseling profession; developing a private practice, responding to complaints, and practicing in a diversity-sensitive manner. The topics are relevant for school counselors, clinical mental health counselors, college counselors, rehabilitation counselors, marriage and family counselors, substance abuse counselors, and counselors who practice in other specialties. As a text it is appropriate for undergraduate, master's level, and doctoral level human services and counseling.

The Ethical Mind

by Howard Gardner Bronwyn Fryer

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The Ethical Mind: Harnessing Its Power for Success

by Howard Gardner

As this chapter illustrates, true professionals possess an ethical mind that informs their ideals and actions as leaders.

Ethical Shoppers Don't Inspire Us--They Bug Us


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Ethics: A Basic Framework

by Lynn Sharp Paine

Provides a basic framework for ethical analysis of management decisions, policies, and plans of action.

Ethics of Power, Influence, and Persuasion: Points to Honor

by Richard Luecke

Power is essential to the functioning of organizations and society, but it can also be used to corrupt. This chapter explains how managers can create a culture of ethical behavior that is self-policing and self-perpetuating and that sets a high standard for all employees.

Ethics Without the Sermon

by Laura L. Nash

A set of twelve questions provides executives with a framework to test pragmatically the ethical content of business decisions. The inquiry draws on traditional philosophical frameworks while avoiding the utopian and anticapitalistic bias prevalent in current applied business philosophy. The ethical inquiry method articulates corporate responsibilities and lays them open for examination.

Ethnicity and Group Rights

by Ian Shapiro Will Kymlicka

Within Western political philosophy, the rights of groups has often been neglected or addressed in only the narrowest fashion. Focusing solely on whether rights are exercised by individuals or groups misses what lies at the heart of ethnocultural conflict, leaving the crucial question unanswered: can the familiar system of common citizenship rights within liberal democracies sufficiently accommodate the legitimate interests of ethnic citizens. Specifically, how does membership in an ethnic group differ from other groups, such as professional, lifestyle, or advocacy groups? How important is ethnicity to personal identity and self-respect, and does accommodating these interests require more than standard citizenship rights? Crucially, what forms of ethnocultural accommodations are consistent with democratic equality, individual freedom, and political stability? Invoking numerous cases studies and addressing the issue of ethnicity from a range of perspectives, Ethnicity and Group Rights seeks to answer these questions.

Etiology-Based Dental and Craniofacial Diagnostics

by Inger Kjaer

Etiology-Based Dental and Craniofacial Diagnostics explores the role of embryology and fetal pathology in the assessment, diagnosis, and subsequent treatment planning of a wide range of disorders in the dentition and craniofacial region. Initial chapters cover various aspects of normal dental and craniofacial development, providing the necessary biological background for understanding abnormal patient cases. Chapters then focus on the etiology behind a wide range of cases observed in everyday practice--including deviations in tooth morphology and number, tooth eruption, root and crown resorption, and craniofacial malformations, disruptions and dysplasia. Unique new work from a leading authority in orthodontics, craniofacial embryology and fetal pathology Demonstrates how human prenatal development offers unique insights into postnatal diagnosis and treatment Clinical significance and implications are highlighted in summaries at the end of each chapter Ideal for postgraduate students in orthodontics, paediatric dentistry and oral medicine

The Etiquette Edge: Modern Manners for Business Success

by Beverly Langford

Intelligence, ambition, and skill will start you on the road to success, but without strong communications skills, social savvy, and a sense of appropriate behavior...you won't get far.The Etiquette Edge gives you a crash course on modern business manners. New advice explains how to navigate sticky situations at work, including digital interactions that are easy to misinterpret--and hard to mend. From interviewing etiquette and dress codes to working in close quarters and communicating upward, you'll master the essentials of making a great impression and building relationships, including how to:Be smart about how--and when--you use your smartphoneHandle difficult conversations with tact and finesseCheck texts and emails for content and toneCreate a polished image on social mediaConduct meetings (in person, online, or over lunch) with poise and confidenceAnd moreIn our era of entitlement, saying thank-you and giving praise are increasingly rare--but these simple acts are far from empty gestures. They're refreshing reflections of respect. Inconsiderate people and poor conduct may permeate the workplace, but success comes to those who play by a better set of rules.

Etiquette Guide to China: Know the Rules that Make the Difference!

by Boye Lafayette De Mente Patrick Wallace

This essential guide to Chinese etiquette will make embarrassing social blunders a thing of the past! It provides the latest etiquette in mobile phone manners, texting, social media and other forms of digital communication. The glossary at the back of the book has been revised to include the latest technology-related words and expressions used by China today. Two new chapters address the changing role of foreigners in the workplace and the contemporary business style and etiquette used by the younger generation of China who are now increasingly cosmopolitan-but still very Chinese!Etiquette Guide to China includes everything you need to know to be a successful, courteous traveler: Hand gestures and body language How to address the Chinese Dining and restaurant manners Gift giving and celebration in China Entering into and understanding business relationships How to behave in professional situations Dealing with China's political culture The Chinese way of negotiating

The Etruscan

by Mika Waltari

First published in 1956, The Etruscan is a fiction novel by Finnish author Mika Waltari. Beginning around 480 B.C., the story takes us on the spiritual journey of a young man named Lars Turms as he adventures through Ancient Greece to Sicily, Rome and, finally, Tuscany, searching for the meaning of life. He gradually becomes aware of his immortality and his duties to the future. Although set in ancient civilization, the book poses many of life's existential questions asked to this day, and the reader will find timeless answers to these timeless questions through the main character.

EU Verdict Against Microsoft

by David B. Yoffie Michael Slind

In 2004, following an investigation that began in 1998, the European Commission (EC) issued an antitrust judgment against Microsoft Corp., levying a record fine of 497 million euros ($613 million) and mandating changes of commercial behavior and bundling of Windows Media Player with Microsoft's Windows operating system. Summarizes the EC's ruling and Microsoft's response to it, places that ruling in the context of U.S. Government antitrust action against Microsoft, and describes Microsoft's efforts to comply with the ruling. Also covers Microsoft's appeal of the ruling, which was heard in a European court in April 2006, and outlines further EC scrutiny of Microsoft.

Eureka!: 50 Scientists Who Shaped Human History

by John Grant

Galileo, Einstein, Curie, Darwin, Hawking-- we know the names, but how much do we really know about these people? Galileo gained notoriety over his battle with the Vatican, but did you know that this "father of modern science" was also an accomplished lute player? And Darwin of course discovered the principle by which new species are formed, but his bold curiosity extended to the dinner table as well. (And how many people can say they've eaten an owl!) In Eureka! John Grant -- author of Debunk It!, Discarded Science, Spooky Science and many others -- offers fifty vivid portraits of groundbreaking scientists. From lutes and owls to astronomy and evolution, Eureka! explains how these scientific geniuses have shaped our understanding - and how they spent their free time as well.

Eureka Forbes Ltd.: Managing the Selling Effort (A)

by Das Narayandas Kerry Herman

The CEO of EFL (India), a direct sales organization, must decide which changes to the sales compensation systems would better motivate his sales reps and improve their sales performance.

Eureka Forbes Ltd.: Managing the Selling Effort (A) (Photonovel Version)

by Das Narayandas Kerry Herman Kallol Das

The CEO of EFL (India), a direct sales organization, must decide which changes to the sales compensation systems would better motivate his sales reps and improve their sales performance.

Eureka Math Algebra I Study Guide

by Great Minds

The Eureka Math curriculum provides detailed daily lessons and assessments to support teachers in integrating the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) into their instruction. The companion guides to Eureka Math gather the key components of the curriculum for each grade into a single location. Both users and non-users of Eureka Math can benefit equally from the content presented. The CCSSM require careful study. A thorough study of the Guidebooks is a professional development experience in itself as users come to better understand the standards and the associated content. Each book includes narratives that provide educators with an overview of what students learn throughout the year, information on alignment to the instructional shifts and the standards, design of curricular components, and descriptions of mathematical models. The Guidebooks can serve as either a self-study professional development resource or as the basis for a deep group study of the standards for a particular grade. For teachers who are either brand new to the classroom or to the Eureka Math curriculum, the Grade Level Guidebooks introduce them not only to Eureka Math but also to the content of the grade level in a way they will find manageable and useful. Teachers already familiar with the curriculum will also find this resource valuable as it allows for a meaningful study of the grade level content in a way that highlights the coherence between modules and topics. The Guidebooks allow teachers to obtain a firm grasp on what it is that students should master during the year.

The Euro and the Battle of Ideas

by Harold James Markus K. Brunnermeier Jean-Pierre Landau

Why is Europe's great monetary endeavor, the Euro, in trouble? A string of economic difficulties in Greece, Ireland, Spain, Italy, and other Eurozone nations has left observers wondering whether the currency union can survive. In this book, Markus Brunnermeier, Harold James, and Jean-Pierre Landau argue that the core problem with the Euro lies in the philosophical differences between the founding countries of the Eurozone, particularly Germany and France. But the authors also show how these seemingly incompatible differences can be reconciled to ensure Europe's survival.As the authors demonstrate, Germany, a federal state with strong regional governments, saw the Maastricht Treaty, the framework for the Euro, as a set of rules. France, on the other hand, with a more centralized system of government, saw the framework as flexible, to be overseen by governments. The authors discuss how the troubles faced by the Euro have led its member states to focus on national, as opposed to collective, responses, a reaction explained by the resurgence of the battle of economic ideas: rules vs. discretion, liability vs. solidarity, solvency vs. liquidity, austerity vs. stimulus. Weaving together economic analysis and historical reflection, The Euro and the Battle of Ideas provides a forensic investigation and a road map for Europe's future.

Euro Disney: The First 100 Days

by Leonard A. Schlesinger Gary W. Loveman Robert T. Anthony

The Walt Disney Co. theme parks historically have thrived on the basis of a formula stressing excellent customer service and a magnificent physical environment. The formula has proven successful in Japan, as well as the United States. With the controversial opening of Euro Disney in France, however, there has become reason to doubt the international appeal of the formula. The case documents issues involved with Euro Disney. Examines the transferability of a successful service concept across international boundaries.

The Euro in Crisis: Decision Time at the European Central Bank

by Gunnar Trumbull Dante Roscini Diane Choi

This case traces the origins and evolution of the European Central Bank, with attention to its 2010 decision concerning the purchase of Greek sovereign debt.

Europe: Data Supplement, 1950-2011

by Huw Pill Ingrid Vogel Marie-Laure Goepfer

Supplements The Blair Wealth Project: Antecedents and Prospects, Renewing Germany: Kohl's Legacy and Schroder's Dilemma, Italy: A New Commitment to Growth, and The Netherlands: Is the Polder Model Sinking?

Europe: An Ever Closer Union?

by Jonathan Schlefer Gunnar Trumbull Diane Choi

In 2010, the European Union faces the challenges of the global financial crisis. With 27 member states, each facing different challenges, can new EU institutions respond effectively? Will its new currency, the euro, survive?

Europe Isn't Working

by Larry Elliott Dan Atkinson

A timely and provocative account of why the euro has failed and why, as a result, the Union will unravel Europe's center-left is rapidly falling out of love with the European single currency. Fifteen years after its creation, British journalists Larry Elliott and Dan Atkinson assess its performance to show why. Looking at a range of key indicators the authors show how the euro has failed to deliver on its promise of more jobs, more growth and greater equality. Instead it has undermined the European Union. Elliott and Atkinson compare the European Central Bank to the Federal Reserve, arguing that the architects of the euro subjugated economic measures to political considerations. Consequently, countries that didn't meet the economic convergence criteria were still allowed entry. The end result is a dysfunctional currency union that is unable to cope with difficult economic circumstances. Assessing the situations in Greece, Germany, Italy, France, Ireland, and Iceland, as well as Britain, they show that the current policy of kicking the can down the road and hoping that something will turn up is proving increasingly unpopular with the currency's one-time fans in progressive politics. This engaging and accessibly written volume will be widely read by economists, pundits, and policymakers as Britian considers its future relationship with Europe.

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