Critically evaluate ethical issues arising in business and marketing

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You are asked to investigate and critically evaluate a specific business ethics issue. br /
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7. Investigate and critically evaluate a a?critically evaluate ethical issues arising in business and marketing;abr /
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You are required to produce an individual research report based on this work.br /
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The report should be a maximum of 2500 words ( WHICH DOES NOT INCLUDED EXECUTIVE SUMMERY NOR DOES IT INCLUDE HEADINGS) and is worth 50% of the marks for the module.br /
please complete this report in the correct format which a contents page executive summery clear headings diagrams references. WELL PRESENTED.br /
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Referencing Requirements:br /
Guided Independent Study br /
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Essential reading:br /
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Crane, A. and Matten, D. (2010) Business Ethics: Managing Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability in the Age of Globalisation, 3rd edition, Oxford University Press.br /
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Arnold, C. (2009) Ethical Marketing and the New Consumer, Wiley. e.bookbr /
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Belz, F-M. and Peattie, K. (2009) Sustainability Marketing: A Global Perspective, Wiley.br /
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Blowfield, M. and Murray, A. (2011) Corporate Responsibility 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press.br /
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Boatright, J.R. (2011) Ethics and the Conduct of Business, 7th Edition, Pearson Education.br /
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Desjardins, J.R. (2011) An Introduction to Business Ethics, 4th Edition, McGraw-Hill. br /
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Ferrell, O.C., Fraedrich, J. and Ferrell, L. (2012) Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases, 9th edition, Cengage Learning.br /
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Fisher, C. and Lovell, A. (2009) Business, Ethics and Values, 3rd edition, Pearson Education.br /
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Griseri, P. and Seppala, N. (2010) Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, Cengage Learning.br /
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Harrison, R., Newholm, T. and Shaw, D. (2005) The Ethical Consumer, Sage.br /
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Henriques, A. and Richardson, J. (2004) The Triple Bottom Line: Assessing the Sustainability of Business and CSR, Earthscan.br /
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Johnson, C.E. (2007) Ethics in the Workplace, Sage.br /
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Laszlo, C. (2008) Sustainable Value, Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield, UK.br /
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Mellahi, K., Morrell, K. and Wood, G. (2010) The Ethical Business: Challenges and Controversies, 2nd edition, Palgrave. e.bookbr /
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Nicholls, A and Opal, C. (2006) Fair Trade: Market-Driven Ethical Consumption, Sage.br /
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Schwartz, M. (2011) Corporate Social Responsibility: An Ethical Approach, Broadview Press.br /
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Trevino, L.K. and Nelson, K.A. (2010) Managing Business Ethics 5th edition, John Wiley.br /
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Velasquez, M. (2011) Business Ethics: Concepts and Cases, 7th edition, Pearson Education.br /
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Vogel, D. (2006) The Market for Virtue: The Potential and Limits of Corporate Social Responsibility, Brookings Institution Press. e.bookbr /
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Wicks, A. et.al. (2010) Business Ethics: A Managerial Approach, Prentice-Hall.br /
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Journals:br /
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You are advised to consult academic journals and periodicals to gain a more detailed understanding of business ethics. The following are consistently useful:br /
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Business Ethics: A European Reviewbr /
Business Strategy and the Environmentbr /
Ethical Consumer Magazinebr /
Ethical Corporation Magazinebr /
Journal of Business Ethicsbr /
Journal of Corporate Citizenshipbr /
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Web sites in support of student learning:br /
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The Internet is an accessible source of current issues in business ethics and contains many primary documents and case studies not available in print form. The web sites given below are highly recommended. br /
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bsr.org Business for Social Responsibilitybr /
eldis.org/csr Eldis Corporate Responsibility resourcesbr /
ethicalcorp.com Ethical Corporationbr /
oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/cranebe3e where you can access further web links and reading material.br /
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Blogs:br /
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Many business ethics blogs comment on current events happening right now in the business world. Most bloggers are not academics but many are professional commentators and offer practical insight and advice on business ethics issues in the headlines.br /
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The following are worth tracking to keep business ethics live!br /
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