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- Full title: Business: Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment, 12th Edition
- Edition: 12th
- Copyright year: 2022
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: Marianne M. Jennings
- ISBN: 9780357447642, 9780357447789
- Format: PDF
Description of Business: Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment, 12th Edition:
Discover how to interpret today’s news and analytically consider current legal and ethical issues with Jennings’ BUSINESS: ITS LEGAL, ETHICAL, AND GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT, 12E. Fascinating cases and examples highlight scenarios, such as the Houston Astros’ cheating scandal, Led Zeppelin’s decade-long copyright battle, Wayfair’s fight over online sales taxes or the legal issues surrounding Airbnbs. You examine legal and ethical standards in the context of business dilemmas as you gain insights and reasoning skills important to today’s employers. More than 200 real scenarios from current headlines help you understand the what, why, and how of legal and ethical challenges. You study issues, such as copyright infringement, and learn to recognize businesses violations, such as the Monster Energy online video using Beastie Boys’ music. Active learning features assist you in developing the legal and ethical skills for success in business around the world.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Table of Contents of Business: Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment, 12th Edition PDF ebook:
Brief ContentsContentsPrefaceAbout the AuthorAcknowledgmentsPart 1: Business: Its Legal, Ethical, and Judicial EnvironmentChapter 1: Introduction to Law1-1: Definition of Law1-2: Classifications of Law1-3: Purposes of Law1-4: Characteristics of Law1-5: The Theory of Law: Jurisprudence1-6: Sources of Law1-7: Introduction to International LawSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 2: Business Ethics and Social Responsibility2-1: What Is Ethics?2-2: What Is Business Ethics?2-3: What Are the Categories of Ethical Dilemmas?2-4: Resolution of Business Ethical Dilemmas2-6: Social Responsibility: Another Layer of Business Ethics2-7: Why Business Ethics?2-8: Importance of Ethics in Business Success and the Costs of Unethical Conduct2-9: Creation of an Ethical Culture in Business2-10: Ethical Issues in International BusinessSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 3: The Judicial System3-1: Types of Courts3-2: How Courts Make Decisions3-3: Parties in the Judicial System (Civil Cases)3-4: The Concept of Jurisdiction3-5: Subject Matter Jurisdiction of Courts: 3-6: In Personam Jurisdiction of Courts: The Authority o3-7: The International CourtsSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 4: Managing Disputes: Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation Strategies4-1: What Is Alternative Dispute Resolution?4-2: Types of Alternative Dispute Resolution4-3: Resolution of International Disputes4-4: Litigation versus ADR: The Issues and Costs4-5: When You Are in Litigation4-6: Issues in International LitigationSummaryQuestions and ProblemsPart 2: Business: Its Regulatory EnvironmentChapter 5: Business and the Constitution5-1: The U.S. Constitution5-2: The Role of Judicial Review and the Constitution5-3: Constitutional Limitations of Economic Regulations5-4: State versus Federal Regulation of Business-Constitutional Conflicts: Preemption and the Suprem5-5: Application of the Bill of Rights to Business5-6: The Role of Constitutions in International LawSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 6: Administrative Law6-1: What Are Administrative Agencies?6-2: Roles of Administrative Agencies6-3: Laws Governing Administrative Agencies6-4: The Functions of Administrative Agencies and Business Interaction6-5: Business Rights in Agency Enforcement Action6-6: The Role of Administrative Agencies in the International MarketSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 7: International Law7-1: Sources of International Law7-2: Trust, Corruption, Trade, and Economics7-3: Resolution of International Disputes7-4: Principles of International Law7-5: Protections in International CompetitionSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 8: Business Crime8-1: What Is Business Crime? The Crimes within a Corporation8-2: What Is Business Crime? The Crimes against a Corporation8-3: Who Is Liable for Business Crime?8-4: Federal Laws Targeting Officers and Directors for Criminal Accountability8-5: The Penalties for Business Crime8-6: Elements of Business Crime8-7: Examples of Business Crimes8-8: Procedural Rights for Business Criminals8-9: Business Crime and International BusinessSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 9: Business Torts9-1: What Is a Tort? Roots of Law and Commerce9-2: The Intentional Torts9-3: Negligence9-4: Limitations on Tort Liability DamagesSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 10: Environmental Regulation and Sustainability10-1: Common Law Remedies and the Environment10-3: Statutory Environmental Law: Water Pollution Regulation10-4: Statutory Environmental Law: Solid Waste Disposal Regulation10-5: Statutory Law: Environmental Quality Regulation10-6: Statutory Law: Other Federal Environmental Regulations10-7: Enforcement of Environmental Laws10-8: International Environmental IssuesSummaryQuestions and ProblemsPart 3: Business Sales, Contracts, and CompetitionChapter 11: Contracts and Sales: Introduction and Formation11-1: What Is a Contract?11-2: Sources of Contract Law11-3: Types of Contracts11-4: Consumer Credit Contracts11-5: Formation of Contracts11-6: Issues in Formation of International ContractsSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 12: Contracts and Sales: Performance, Remedies, and Collection12-1: Defenses in Contract Formation12-2: Contract Performance12-4: Contract Remedies for Nonperformance12-5: Third-Party Rights in Contracts12-6: International Issues in Contract PerformanceSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 13: Product Advertising and Liability13-1: Development of Product Liability13-2: Advertising as a Contract Basis for Product Liability13-3: Contract Product Liability Theories: Implied Warranties13-4: Strict Tort Liability: Product Liability under Section 402A13-5: Defenses to Product Liability Torts13-6: Product Liability Reform13-7: Federal Standards for Product Liability13-8: International Issues in Product LiabilitySummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 15: Business and Intellectual Property Law15-1: What Can a Business Own? Intangible Property Rights15-2: Patents15-3: Copyrights15-4: Trademarks15-5: Trade Secrets15-6: International Intellectual Property Issues15-7: Enforcing Business Property RightsSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 16: Management of Employee Conduct: Agency16-1: Names and Roles: Agency Terminology16-2: Creation of the Agency Relationship16-3: The Principal-Agent Relationship16-4: Liability of Principals for Agents’ Conduct: The Relationship with Third Parties16-5: Termination of the Agency Relationship16-6: Termination of Agents under Employment at Will16-7: Agency Relationships in International LawSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 17: Governance and Structure: Forms of Doing Business17-1: Sole Proprietorships17-2: Partnerships17-3: Limited Partnerships17-4: Corporations17-5: Limited Liability Companies17-6: Limited Liability Partnerships17-7: Limited Limited Liability Partnerships (LLLPs)17-8: International Issues in Business StructureSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 18: Governance and Regulation: Securities Law18-1: History of Securities Law18-2: Primary Offering Regulation: The 1933 Securities Act18-3: The Securities Exchange Act of 193418-4: State Securities Laws18-5: International Issues in Securities LawsSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 19: Management of Employee Welfare19-1: Wage and Hours Protection19-2: Workplace Safety19-3: Employee Pensions, Retirement, and Social Security19-4: Workers’ Compensation Laws19-5: Statutory Protections of Employees through Labor Unions19-6: International Issues in LaborSummaryQuestions and ProblemsChapter 20: Management: Employment Discrimination20-1: History of Employment Discrimination Law20-2: Employment Discrimination:Title VII of the Civil Rights Act20-3: Theories of Discrimination under Title VII20-4: Specific Applications of Title VII20-5: Antidiscrimination Laws and Affirmative Action20-6: The Defenses to a Title VII Charge20-7: Enforcement of Title VII20-8: Other Antidiscrimination Laws20-9: The Global WorkforceSummaryQuestions and ProblemsAppendix A: The United States ConstitutionAppendix B: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (Excerpts)Appendix C: Dodd-Frank (Wall Street Reform and Consumer Financial Protection Act) Key Provisions of Appendix D: The Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Excerpts)Appendix E: Sarbanes-Oxley Key Provisions (Excerpts)Appendix F: The Copyright Act (as Amended) (Excerpts)Appendix G: Title VII and the Civil Rights Act (Employment Provisions) (Excerpts)Appendix H: The Americans with Disabilities Act (Excerpts)GlossaryTable of CasesTable of Products, People, and CompaniesIndex