Ethics in Management

ISBN Number : 978-93-5202-399-8

Student Price : Rs.275

Student Dollar Price : 11$

Library Price : Rs.850

Library Dollar Price : 34$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2019

No. Of Pages : 196

Book Weight :240

About The Book

Business environment in India is dynamic and complex. Post liberalization, some of the best practices in developed countries are followed by business in India. Business ethics, corporate social responsibility and governance are important components of emerging, management thoughts being accepted by Indian Corporates.

Ethics reflects a society's notion about the rightness or wrongness of an act. Ethics also involves the evaluation and application of certain moral values that a society or culture has come to accept as its norms. Business ethics is the application of general ethical ideas to business behaviour. Ethics is a subject that deals with human beings. Society forms an opinion on the business based on the ethical behaviour of the managers of the business.

Corporate Social Responsibility is the continuing commitment by business to behave ethically and contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families as well as of the local community and society at large. Corporates use all the resources from the society for producing its products and services and depend on the society for earning the profits. Corporate is obliged to the society in which it operates. During the process of doing business, corporates cause damage to the environment, deplete the scarce resources. This necessitates, business firms a responsibility to share a part of its profits for improving the quality of life of the society by its direct intervention. Good corporates take proactive initiatives to return part of its gains by taking up good projects like development of villages, increasing hygine in rural areas by providing basic facilities, maintaining gardens, running schools, hospitals etc. to name a few.

These three management thoughts, i.e., business ethics, corporate social responsibilities and corporate governance are interconnected closely and corporates have to voluntarily accept and follow the regulations.

 

Contents -

1. Management and Ethics
2. Introduction to Business Ethics
3. Ethics Theory and Beyond
4. Legal Aspects of Ethics
5. Indian Culture and Values
6. Environmental Ethics
7. Corporate Social Responsibility
8. Corporate Governance

About The Author

(Late) Professor S.A. Sherlekar was Professor and Head of the Department of Business Management in R.A. Podar College of Commerce and Economics, Matunga, Mumbai. He was a brilliant academician and held Masters Degrees in Arts and Commerce. He wrote the first book on Marketing Management in the year 1981 when there was hardly any other Indian books on Marketing Management. Since then, the title has gone through successful revised editions and reprints showing the popularity of the book. His other books include "Principles of Business Management", "Modern Business Organisation and Management", "Global Marketing Management" and "Management - Value Oriented Holistic Approach".

Dr. K. Govinda Bhat, Ph.D. is a seasoned banker with 36 years of experience in different facets of banking. The Author is familiar to undergraduate students in Commerce and Management through his books on Management and Banking. Mr. Bhat was the Principal of the Staff Training College of a nationalized bank for about 6 years. He holds Master Degree in Science, Economics and Management in addition to Doctoral Degree in Banking. He has published eight books through this publisher, all of them are reference books for undergraduate or postgraduate courses in different universities. All his books are well received by the students and teachers. The Author has taught the subject for 2 years in different colleges in Mumbai.

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