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Racial Discrimination In Business Transactions, Robert E. Suggs Dec 1991

Racial Discrimination In Business Transactions, Robert E. Suggs

Faculty Scholarship

When the Supreme Court invalidated a municipal minority business set-aside in City of Richmond v. J.A. Croson Co., it failed to recognize the special circumstances confronting the minority entrepreneur. Contrary to the Court’s own erroneous assertion that “[s]tates and their local subdivisions have many legislative weapons at their disposal both to punish and prevent present [business] discrimination ….” – they do not. Nor can they create effective antidiscrimination remedies as a practical matter. As a result that decision leaves minority business owners vulnerable to discrimination from other business firms but without a remedy. Part I identifies the glaring failure ...


The Effects Of Perceived Consequences On Ethical Decisions, Eldean Gwen Cornish Nov 1991

The Effects Of Perceived Consequences On Ethical Decisions, Eldean Gwen Cornish

Honors Theses

Increasing public awareness of ethics in business, or a lack thereof, has inspired an abundance of study, research and a variety of theories regarding ethics and has encouraged many firms and associations to establish corporate and professional codes of ethics. This thesis begins with a literature review surrounding the definition of ethics and ethical decision-making behavior. The Theory of Reasoned Action model designed by Fishbein and Ajzen (1975) proposed a linkage of external variables and an individual's behavioral intention (Randall, 1989), the theory being that change is ultimately a result of changes in beliefs. Tests to predict behavior suffer ...


Owning And Controlling Technical Information, Vivian Weil Nov 1991

Owning And Controlling Technical Information, Vivian Weil

Center for the Study of Ethics in Society Papers

Presented to the WMU Center for the Study of Ethics in Society, April 5, 1990.


Newsletter: The Center For Professional Ethics, Fall 1991, Case Western Reserve University Oct 1991

Newsletter: The Center For Professional Ethics, Fall 1991, Case Western Reserve University

Center for Professional Ethics

Table of Contents:

  • Director's Corner by Robert Lawry
  • Holly Brooks Joins CPE Staff
  • "Doing Ethics" Competing For a Job
  • News & Notes


Survey Finds Limited Aid For Postgraduate Accounting Students, R. Hermanson, D. Turner, Joseph Carcello, D. Hermanson Sep 1991

Survey Finds Limited Aid For Postgraduate Accounting Students, R. Hermanson, D. Turner, Joseph Carcello, D. Hermanson

Joseph V. Carcello

No abstract provided.


Update - September 1991, Loma Linda University Center For Christian Bioethics Sep 1991

Update - September 1991, Loma Linda University Center For Christian Bioethics

Update

In this issue:

-- Business and Medicine: Are They Ethically Compatible?

-- [ A Standard Level of Health Care to All: A Moral Obligation? ]

-- Loma Linda University reorganizes the Center for Christian Bioethics


A Public Accounting Career: The Gap Between Student Expectations And Accounting Staff Experiences, Joseph Carcello, J. Copeland, R. Hermanson, D. Turner Aug 1991

A Public Accounting Career: The Gap Between Student Expectations And Accounting Staff Experiences, Joseph Carcello, J. Copeland, R. Hermanson, D. Turner

Joseph V. Carcello

No abstract provided.


Black, Brown, Poor & Poisoned: Minority Grassroots Environmentalism And The Quest For Eco-Justice, Regina Austin, Michael H. Schill Jul 1991

Black, Brown, Poor & Poisoned: Minority Grassroots Environmentalism And The Quest For Eco-Justice, Regina Austin, Michael H. Schill

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Virtue And The Health Professions, Janet Pisaneschi May 1991

Virtue And The Health Professions, Janet Pisaneschi

Center for the Study of Ethics in Society Papers

Presented to the WMU Center for the Study of Ethics in Society, February 8, 1991.


Legal Dimensions Of Salespersons' Statements: A Review And Managerial Suggestions, Karl Boedecker, Fred W. Morgan, Jeffrey J. Stoltman Jan 1991

Legal Dimensions Of Salespersons' Statements: A Review And Managerial Suggestions, Karl Boedecker, Fred W. Morgan, Jeffrey J. Stoltman

Economics, Law, and International Business

Salespeople can generate liability problems for their organizations through both intentional and inadvertent statements, yet the sales management and personal selling literature has not provided adequate discussion of these problems. The authors describe the various ways salespeople initiate such liability and include specific advice for sales managers interested in guiding salesperson behavior.


Newsletter: The Center For Professional Ethics, Winter 1991, Case Western Reserve University Jan 1991

Newsletter: The Center For Professional Ethics, Winter 1991, Case Western Reserve University

Center for Professional Ethics

Table of Contents:

  • The Director's Corner by Robert Lawry
  • Notice Lecture: "Ethics Today: Self-Esteem and Self-Respect"
  • News & Notes
  • "Doing Ethics!" Ethics in the Military: Confidentiality
  • Comments on the :Military Ethics" Case by The Rev. John L. Brown
  • Response: Fall 1990 The Director's Corner
  • Postscript: Death with Dignity - And Humor by David B. Cooper, Associate editor


Start Making Sense: An Analysis And Proposal For Insider Trading Regulation, Jill E. Fisch Jan 1991

Start Making Sense: An Analysis And Proposal For Insider Trading Regulation, Jill E. Fisch

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Frankenstein's Monster Hits The Campaign Trail: An Approach To Regulation Of Corporate Political Expenditures, Jill E. Fisch Jan 1991

Frankenstein's Monster Hits The Campaign Trail: An Approach To Regulation Of Corporate Political Expenditures, Jill E. Fisch

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.