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Author: Jean-Marc Coicaud
Publisher: United Nations University Press
Keywords: limits, extent, affairs, international, ethics
Number of Pages: 300
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9280810529
ISBN-13: 9789280810523

Ethics and International Affairs explores the extent and limits of contemporary international ethics and examines the ways in which the international community has responded to some of the most crucial challenges of the last ten years.At the center of the book is a discussion of how responsibility is viewed at individual, national, and international levels when facing the pressing problems of human rights, humanitarian intervention, environmental issues, considerations of gender, international economic justice, matters of war and peace, and the plight of refugees. While some authors revisit th

Author: Michael D. Greenberg
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: corporate, misdeeds, policy, community, prevention, detection, chief, ethics, compliance, officers, perspectives
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0833047264
ISBN-13: 9780833047267

Improvements in corporate compliance, ethics, and oversight have been a significant policy goal for the U.S. government at least since the enactment of the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines in 1991 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002. Notwithstanding these earlier government initiatives, the collapse of financial markets in late 2008 has invited renewed questions about the governance, compliance, and ethics practices of firms throughout the U.S. economy. On March 5, 2009, RAND convened a conference in Washington, D.C., on the role and perspectives of corporate chief ethics and compliance offic

Author: Charles M. Kelly
Publisher: The Greal Limbaugh Con
Keywords: american, corporation, ethics, power, achiever, destructive
Number of Pages: 248
Published: 1988
ISBN-10: 0201090392
ISBN-13: 9780201090390

Argues that current practices in education, training, and management promote managers who sacrifice ethics for power and personal success

Author: Panel of Eminent Experts on Ethics in Food and Agr
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: agriculture, second, session, march, food, ethics, panel, eminent, experts, report
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2003-04-10
ISBN-10: 9251048967
ISBN-13: 9789251048962

The independent Panel of Eminent Experts on Ethics in Food and Agriculture was established by the Director-General of FAO to advise the Organization and raise public awareness of ethical considerations associated with such vital issues as food security for present and future generations and sustainable management of the earth's limited resources. In this second report, the Panel addresses six main themes: ethical aspects of the global emergency of hunger; ethical limits and challenges in the intensification of agriculture; ethics and economic globalisation; sharing the benefits of biotechnolog

Author: James C. Gaston
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: issues, timeless, defense, national, ethics
Number of Pages: 264
Published: 1993-01
ISBN-10: 0788101854
ISBN-13: 9780788101854

Addresses the ethical traditions of the profession of arms, the potential conflict of overlapping professional obligations when doctors and lawyers don military uniforms, how the armed services teach ethics, and the question of women in combat roles.

Author: Mildred L. Amer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: history, evolution, jurisdiction, brief, ethics, select, committee, senate
Number of Pages: 29
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437938116
ISBN-13: 9781437938111

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. This report provides a brief history of the creation, evolution, activities, and membership of the Senate Select Comm. on Ethics. First established in 1964 as the Select Comm. on Standards and Conduct, it was renamed the Select Comm. on Ethics in 1977 when its jurisdiction and procedures were expanded to help implement revisions to the Senate Code of Official Conduct. Contents: (1) Intro.; (2) Comm. Evolution and Background; (3) Jurisdiction; (4) The Senate Code of Conduct: First Code of Official Conduct; 1977, 1989, 1991, 1995,

Author: Odera Oruka
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: philosophy, ethics, environmental, ecology, humanity, nature
Number of Pages: 386
Published: 1996-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788126768
ISBN-13: 9780788126765

The first volume of the proceedings of the Nairobi World Conference of Philosophy (July 21-25, 1991). Includes 40 papers: environment and the philosophy of nature; philosophy, politics and language; and discussions on environmental ethics. Extensive references.
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