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Business Management, 13e

Social and Ethical
Environment of Business

7.1

Human Resources

7.2


Societal Values

7.3


Ethical Issues and Social Responsibility

CHAPTER

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7.1

Human Resources

GOALS


Describe the changing nature of the U.S.
worker characteristics.


Explain the issues that businesses face with
the U.S. labor force.

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Characteristics of the Workers


Growing population


Changing population


Moving population

3

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Population and Growth Rate in the
United States 1940 to 2010

4

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Labor Force


Labor participation rate


Poverty


Equal employment


Comparable worth

5

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U.S. Labor Force and Labor Force
Participation 2001 to 2011

6

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U. S. Labor Force Participation Rates

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7.2

Societal Values

GOALS


Discuss how the values of Americans have
changed.


Explain how businesses have adapted to
changing values.


Describe the dilemma posed by the need for
business to grow and the need to protect the
natural environment.

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Changing American Values


Modern family life


Employer
-
employee relationship


Sexual harassment


Workplace violence


Legal liabilities

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Employer Responses


Redesigning jobs


Improving health and safety


Family
-
friendly practices

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Sustainability Issues


Managing the environment


Controlling environmental pollution

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7.3

Ethical Issues and Social
Responsibility

GOALS


Describe how ethics relates to business
practice.


Suggest ways in which businesses can be
socially responsible.

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Business Ethics


Ethics


Code of ethics


Ethical dilemmas

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Social Responsibility of Business


Social problems


Obligation to communities


The future

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