Introduction; 1. The self-defeating nature of immoral business practice; 2. Treating stakeholders with respect; 3. The firm as a moral community; 4. Acting from duty and seeking profit; 5. Kantian ethics and international business; Index.
Norman E. Bowie is Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota where he held the Elmer L. Andersen Chair in Corporate Responsibility. He is best known for bringing the moral philosophy of Immanuel Kant to bear on issues in business ethics. He has authored or edited eighteen books and about one hundred articles. He is past president of the Society for Business Ethics and recipient of the Society's award for outstanding scholarly achievement. He has been honored with a Festschrift under the title Kantian Business Ethics: Critical Perspectives (2012).