Marketing Ethics & Society

Author: Lynne Eagle,Stephan Dahl

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473934036

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 9602

Marketing, while essential to organisational success, is arguably one of the most controversial aspects of business management. Criticisms of marketing’s impact range from fostering materialism and unsustainable consumption patterns through to the use of deception, stifling of innovation and lowering of quality, to name but a few. Taking a holistic and international perspective, this book critically examines the ethical challenges marketing faces and explores strategies marketers can use to respond to those challenges. The book examines specific aspects of marketing activities, such as ethical considerations in relation to young consumers, potentially harmful products and criticism of the societal impact of medical, arts and tourism marketing activities. It then combines these with wider discussions of frameworks that enable marketers to respond to ethical challenges, supplemented by discussions of cross-cultural and international perspectives, consumer responses and ethical consumption movements as well as shifting historical perceptions of marketing ethics. The book is accompanied by a companion website including: PowerPoint slides and teaching notes per chapter, links to free SAGE journal articles and online videos selected per chapter by the authors, quizzes per chapter and links to further reading online. Visit: https://study.sagepub.com/eagle

Ethics in Marketing

International cases and perspectives

Author: Patrick E. Murphy,Gene R. Laczniak,Fiona Harris

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317235649

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 212

View: 6253

Understanding and appreciating the ethical dilemmas associated with business is an important dimension of marketing strategy. Increasingly, matters of corporate social responsibility are part of marketing's domain. Ethics in Marketing contains 20 cases that deal with a variety of ethical issues such as questionable selling practices, exploitative advertising, counterfeiting, product safety, apparent bribery and channel conflict that companies face across the world. A hallmark of this book is its international dimension along with high-profile case studies that represent situations in European, North American, Chinese, Indian and South American companies. Well known multinationals like Coca Cola, Facebook, VISA and Zara are featured. This second edition of Ethics in Marketing has been thoroughly updated and includes new international cases from globally recognized organizations on gift giving, sustainability, retail practices, multiculturalism, sweat shop labor and sports sponsorship. This unique case-book provides students with a global perspective on ethics in marketing and can be used in a free standing course on marketing ethics or marketing and society or it can be used as a supplement for other marketing classes.

Ethical and Social Marketing in Asia

Author: Bang Nguyen,Chris Rowley

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 0081001045

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 342

View: 1062

There is a growing interest in firms’ adoption of ethical and social marketing approaches among academics and practitioners alike. Ethical Marketing is the application of ethics into the marketing process, and Social Marketing is a concept that seeks to influence a target audience for the greater social good. Ethical and Social Marketing in Asia examines this so-far unexplored area, investigating why differing cultures and consumption behaviours require different emphasis in different markets. The diversity of the Asian countries provides a perplexing environment to the development and management of ethical and social marketing. The belief that bottom line profits is enough for a company, is often not favourably viewed by Asian countries emphasising collective, social and long term benefits for the people and country. Due to these interesting characteristics and complexities, the study of ethical and social marketing in Asia is a timely topic. The first chapters introduce Ethical Marketing in Asia, followed by case studies of how the approach is used across 14 diverse economies, geographically based on ‘clusters’; North East, (China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea), South East (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines, Indonesia) and South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh). The second part discusses Social Marketing using the same sequence of regions and economies and the third part explores the unique link to Fairness Management in Asia, followed by a conclusion. explores the nature of ethical and social marketing from an Asian perspective discusses current ethical and social marketing researches and practices in different areas, industries, commercial and non-commercial sectors serves as an invaluable resource for marketing academics and practitioners requiring more than anecdotal evidence of different ethical and social marketing applications compares and contrasts unethical situations covering important aspects related to ethics, society and fairness includes an interesting mix of theory, research findings and practices

Ethics, Society, Politics

Proceedings of the 35th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria, 2012

Author: Hajo Greif,Martin Gerhard Weiss

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110336391

Category: Philosophy

Page: 601

View: 9562

Taking a fresh view on Wittgenstein’s apparent ethical skepticism, many contributions to this volume explore the reach of what can be said in ethical terms, while others provide critical discussions of what is being said in various fields of applied ethics and political philosophy under real-world power relations. This volume collects invited contributions from the 35th International Wittgenstein Symposium 2012 in Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria.

Critical Marketing Studies

Author: Mark Tadajewski,Pauline Maclaran

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited

ISBN: 9781847875709

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1264

View: 300

This major reference collection, Critical Marketing Studies, directs its attention to highlighting how marketing as academic discipline and practical endeavour have developed and continue to change. As a practical exercise, marketing is concerned with meeting and satisfying customer needs, provided, that is, such an exercise would benefit the organisation and its stakeholders. Much more than that, marketing has become a highly influential activity in social, political and economic arenas. Consequently, it is now an appropriate time to call attention to marketing theory and practice, revealing those background assumptions that pervade the discipline and the effects of marketing as a societal practice. Volume I provides the basis from which more critical marketing studies can be introduced and focuses on the 'broadening of marketing' from its initial focus on business and market exchange, towards the promotion of social and societal wellbeing. Volume II offers contemporary criticism of marketing and consumption, specifically how marketing and advertising allegedly contribute to the production and stimulation of consumer needs, wants and desires. Volume III takes the concerns and issues outlined in the previous two volumes one step further, highlighting how marketing practice and the 'political economy of social choice' are shaped at levels beyond the control of individual actors.

Marketing Ethics

Cases and Readings

Author: Patrick E. Murphy,Gene R. Laczniak

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131330887

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 172

View: 9307

For Marketing Ethics, Marketing and Society, and any Marketing course that covers ethical issues. Marketing Ethics recognizes the higher order obligations of marketing and provides a forum to discuss critical issues and incidents that raise questions about ethics in marketing.

The Big Book of Marketing

Author: Anthony G. Bennett

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071626158

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

View: 2746

"A real world tool for helping develop effective marketing strategies and plans." -- Dennis Dunlap, Chief Executive Officer, American Marketing Association "For beginners and professionals in search of answers." -- Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, President Emeritus and University Professor of Public Service, The George Washington University "A 'must read' for every business major and corporate executive." -- Clarence Brown, former Acting Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce The Biggest Companies. The Boldest Campaigns. THE BEST INSIDER'S GUIDE ON THE MARKET. The most comprehensive book of its kind, The Big Book of Marketing is the definitive resource for marketing your business in the twenty-first century. Each chapter covers a fundamental aspect of the marketing process, broken down and analyzed by the greatest minds in marketing today. For the first time ever, 110 experts from the world's most successful companies reveal their step-by-step strategies, proven marketing tools, and tricks of the trade—fascinating, exclusive, real-world case studies from an all-star roster of companies, including: ACNielsen * Alcoa * American Express * Amtrak * Antimicrobial * Technologies Group * APL Logistics * Arnold * AT&T * Atlas Air * Bloomingdale's * BNSF * Boeing * Bristol-Myers Squibb * Burson-Marsteller * BzzAgent * Caraustar * Cargill * Carnival * Coldwell Banker * Colgate-Palmolive * Colonial Pipeline * Con-way * Costco * Dean Foods * Discovery Communications * Draftfcb * DSC Logistics * DuPont * Edelman * ExxonMobil * Fabri-Kal * FedEx Trade Networks * Fleishman-Hillard * Ford * Frito-Lay * GE * Greyhound * Hair Cuttery * Hilton * HOLT CAT * IBM * Ingram Barge * Ingram Micro * International Paper * John Deere * Kimberly-Clark * Kodak * Kraft * L.L.Bean * Landor * Long Island Rail Road * Lulu.com * Mars * MCC * McCann * McDonald's * McKesson * Nationals * NCR * New York Times * Nordstrom * Ogilvy Action * OHL * 1-800Flowers.com * Overseas Shipholding Group * Owens Illinois * P & G * Papa John's * Paramount Pictures * Patagonia * PepsiCo * Pfizer * Porter Novelli * RAPP * Ritz-Carlton * Safeway * Saks Fifth Avenue * Sara Lee * SC Johnson * Sealed Air * Sears * Silgan * Skyhook * Snap-on Tools * Southwest * Sports and Leisure * ResearchGroup * Staples * Stoner * Supervalu * Synovate * Tanimura & Antle * TBWA * Tenet Healthcare * Texas Instruments * 3M * ToysRUs * Trader Joe's * Tupperware * Under Armour * United Airlines * United Stationers * Verizon * VISA * Weyerhaeuser * Wilson Sporting Goods * Wunderman * Xerox * Y&R * Zappos.com No matter what business you're in--from retail and manufacturing to service and nonprofit--The Big Book of Marketing offers the most practical, hands-on advice you’ll ever find . . . from the best in the business. Anthony G. Bennett taught marketing at Georgetown University. With three decades of experience in the field, he has held a variety of key marketing positions at Fortune 500 companies, including AT&T and others. He resides in McLean, Virginia.

Handbook of Research on Consumerism in Business and Marketing: Concepts and Practices

Concepts and Practices

Author: Kaufmann, Hans-Ruediger

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466658819

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 668

View: 9568

The modern era of business has prompted an increased focus on the consumer and the responsibility of corporations to consider their ethical and social obligations to their customers. The rise of the consumerist movement has encouraged further research and development on the topic of consumerism, enabling business to succeed in a consumer-driven market. Handbook of Research on Consumerism in Business and Marketing: Concepts and Practices features research on diverse topics on consumerism in the global marketplace, focusing on the ways in which businesses can improve their relationships with customers as well as analyze and influence purchasing behavior. As a comprehensive reference source on topics pertaining to consumer management, identity, and behavior, this publication is intended for use by marketing professionals, business managers, students, and academicians.

Marketing ethics

Author: George G. Brenkert

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 8582

Marketing Ethics addresses head-on the ethical questions, misunderstandings and challenges that marketing raises while defining marketing as a moral activity. A substantial introduction to the ethics of marketing, exploring the integral relations of marketing and morality Identifies and discusses a series of ethical tools and the marketing framework they constitute that are required for moral marketing Considers broader meanings and background assumptions of marketing infrequently included in other marketing literature Adds direction and meaning to problems in marketing ethics through reflection on concepts such as individual choice, freedom and responsibility, desire satisfaction, noncoercive exchanges, and instrumental efficiency

Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society

Author: Robert W. Kolb

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412916526

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 2437

View: 4435

The five volumes of this ultimate resource recognize the inherent unity between business ethics and business and society, that stems from their shared primary concern with value in commerce. This Encyclopedia spans the relationships among business, ethics, and society by including more than 800 entries that feature broad coverage of corporate social responsibility, the obligation of companies to various stakeholder groups, the contribution of business to society and culture, and the relationship between organizations and the quality of the environment.

Basic Marketing

19th Edition

Author: William Perreault, Jr.,Joseph Cannon,E. Jerome McCarthy

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077512537

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

View: 942

Built on a strong foundation, Basic Marketing 19e with ConnectPlus and LearnSmart provides an integrated teaching and learning solution for presenting the four Ps framework and managerial orientation with a strategy planning focus. The Perreault franchise was the pioneer of the Ëfour PsË in the introductory marketing course. The unifying focus of Basic Marketing has always been on how to make marketing decisions in deciding what customers to focus on and how best to meet their needs. Consistent with our belief in continuous quality improvement, this edition has been critically revised, updated, and rewritten to reflect new concepts, new examples, recent Ëbest practices,Ë and to tightly integrate the best digital tools in the industry for ensuring that students are prepared to engage in classroom lectures and pursue future business and marketing careers.

Medical Tourism

The Ethics, Regulation, and Marketing of Health Mobility

Author: Colin Michael Hall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415665752

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 220

View: 7505

Although spas and improved well-being have long been part of the tourist experience, health tourism now includes travel for medical purposes ranging from cosmetic and dental surgery through to transplants and infertility treatment. Drawing on a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives, this book is one of the first to critically address the substantial political, philosophical and ethical issues that arise out of the transnational practices of medical tourism. Through a series of chapters the book engages with key issues such as the role of regulatory and policy structures in influencing medical and health tourism related mobilities. Through a series of chapters the book engages with key issues such as the role of regulatory and policy structures in influencing medical and health tourism related mobilities. These issues are investigated by considering range of developing and developed countries, medical systems and health economic perspectives. The book adopts a multi-layered perspective to not only investigate the business and marketing practices of medical and health tourism but places these within a broader framework of contemporary globalisation, policy and practice.

Marketing Ethics

An International Perspective

Author: Bodo B. Schlegelmilch

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781861521910

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 468

View: 2282

Marketing Ethics: An International Perspective examines the mainstream marketing ethics and theories, placing them in an international context. Throughout the text, country-specific differences are highlighted with particular attention to variations in business ethics. The book also investigates the means by which ethics can best be implemented into organisational/decision-making and focuses on some of the remaining challenges in business ethics. The text includes cases and key readings designed to illustrate major factors in business ethics drawn from real situations. Marketing Ethics: An International Perspective examines the mainstream marketing ethics and theories, placing them in an international context. Throughout the text, country-specific differences are highlighted with particular attention to variations in business ethics. The book also investigates the means by which ethics can best be implemented into organisational/decision-making and focuses on some of the remaining challenges in business ethics. The text includes cases and key readings designed to illustrate major factors in business ethics drawn from real situations.

The Ethical Practice of Psychology in Organizations

Author: Rodney L. Lowman

Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)

ISBN: 9781591473534

Category: Psychology

Page: 303

View: 7436

Illustrated by case examples based on real-life situations, this volume covers personnel selection, organizational diagnosis and intervention, consulting relationships, research and academic issues, professional training and certification, billing and marketing, and the ethics of professional behavior.

Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making & Cases

Author: O. C. Ferrell,John Fraedrich,Ferrell

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133708552

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 576

View: 6538

With a vibrant four-color design, the market-leading BUSINESS ETHICS: ETHICAL DECISION MAKING AND CASES, Ninth Edition, delivers an accessible, applied text that thoroughly covers the complex environment in which managers confront ethical decision making. Using a proven managerial framework, the authors address the overall concepts, processes, and best practices associated with successful business ethics programs--helping students see how ethics can be integrated into key strategic business decisions. The new edition has been completely revised and updated to include coverage of new legislation affecting business ethics, the most up-to-date examples, and the best practices of high-profile organizations. It also includes 20 original cases that are either new or updated. Packed with cases, exercises, simulations, and practice tests, BUSINESS ETHICS: ETHICAL DECISION MAKING AND CASES, Ninth Edition gives students an abundance of opportunities to master text material through hands-on application. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

SAGE Brief Guide to Marketing Ethics

Author: SAGE Publications

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412995140

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 218

View: 700

With key terms and concepts related to marketing ethics presented in a short, easy-to-use format, this guide is an essential companion for marketing courses or as a reference for students and practitioners who would like to learn more about the basics of ethical marketing. The text is divided into four sections which contain important keywords that relate to those sections: Business Ethics, Ethics and the Marketing Mix, Ethics and the Promotional Mix, and Special Topics in Marketing Ethics. Each keyword entry is written by a scholar drawn from the fields of business and marketing ethics, and is a comprehensive essay on such crucial topics as ethical issues in pricing, green marketing, and deceptive advertising. Each essay includes a list of references and suggested readings for each article so that readers can find more information on those issues they are most interested in.

Contemporary Issues in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour

Author: Elizabeth Parsons,Pauline Maclaran

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0750687398

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 219

View: 3171

Covers various buzzwords within marketing and consumer behavior: building brand cultures; gender; ethics; sustainable marketing; and, the green and the global consumer. This book locates the development of both marketing ideas and applications within the wider global, social and economic contexts.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society

Author: Robert W. Kolb

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 148338151X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 4072

View: 2006

Thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, Second Edition explores current topics, such as mass social media, cookies, and cyber-attacks, as well as traditional issues including accounting, discrimination, environmental concerns, and management. The new edition also includes an in-depth examination of current and recent ethical affairs, such as the dangerous work environments of off-shore factories for Western retailers, the negligence resulting in the 2010 BP oil spill, the gender wage gap, the minimum wage debate and increasing income disparity, and the unparalleled level of debt in the U.S. and other countries with the challenges it presents to many societies and the considerable impact on the ethics of intergenerational wealth transfers. Key Features Include: Seven volumes, available in both electronic and print formats, contain more than 1,200 signed entries by significant figures in the field Cross-references and suggestions for further readings to guide students to in-depth resources Thematic Reader's Guide groups related entries by general topics Index allows for thorough browse-and-search capabilities in the electronic edition

What Money Can't Buy

The Moral Limits of Markets

Author: Michael J. Sandel

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 1429942584

Category: Philosophy

Page: 256

View: 6149

Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Should we allow corporations to pay for the right to pollute the atmosphere? Is it ethical to pay people to test risky new drugs or to donate their organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars? Auctioning admission to elite universities? Selling citizenship to immigrants willing to pay? In What Money Can't Buy, Michael J. Sandel takes on one of the biggest ethical questions of our time: Is there something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale? If so, how can we prevent market values from reaching into spheres of life where they don't belong? What are the moral limits of markets? In recent decades, market values have crowded out nonmarket norms in almost every aspect of life—medicine, education, government, law, art, sports, even family life and personal relations. Without quite realizing it, Sandel argues, we have drifted from having a market economy to being a market society. Is this where we want to be?In his New York Times bestseller Justice, Sandel showed himself to be a master at illuminating, with clarity and verve, the hard moral questions we confront in our everyday lives. Now, in What Money Can't Buy, he provokes an essential discussion that we, in our market-driven age, need to have: What is the proper role of markets in a democratic society—and how can we protect the moral and civic goods that markets don't honor and that money can't buy?