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Bescheidenheit für eine neue Ökonomie

Tomas Seldacek

David Orrell

Bescheidenheit für eine neue Ökonomie

 

 

 

Wir brauchen eine härtere Krise, dann wird es besser

Ethics in Finance

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Some cynics jokingly deny that there is any ethics in finance, especially on Wall Street. This view is expressed in a thin volume, The Complete Book of Wall Street Ethics, which claims to fill ” an empty space on financial bookshelves where a consideration of ethics should be.” Of course, the pages are all blank ! However, a moment’s reflection reveals that finance would be impossible without ethics.

Business & Society by Archie B. Carroll and Ann K. Buchholtz

Summary of Business & Society by Archie B. Carroll and Ann K. Buchholtz

Summarized by Da Jeen, Lee

Was man für Geld nicht kaufen kann

Was man für Geld nicht kaufen kann
Michael J. Sandel

 

Business ethics – case studies and selected readings (Marianne M. Jennings)

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In this sixth edition of the book the author, who also wrote The Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse, compiled and analysed 116 case studies, while also provided a further information about the topic in selected readings. The topics inspect the relations between corporations, public, governments, as well as employees and employer dynamics. Author also supplies discussion questions after each case study, to make reader truly consider the situation.

ETHICAL v/s LEGAL

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 Wall Street Ethics. Millions of people worldwide are involved in trading almost $5.3 trillion per day at the market, but has anyone ever pondered over how much profit does the investment banks make? Let alone this, how much turnover do you actually make? Is it 50%? If yes, then you are outperforming the average profit of almost 76% of the traders worldwide. In this scenario if you realize that the bank initiating the investment is making 100% profit quarterly by trading your money, how would you feel? This is not fiction it’s based on facts. Do you feel cheated?

DILEMMAS IN LIFE

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The author has different take on the values represented in our society. In the book, the author has written about a lot of theories. According to the Divine Command Theory, the resolution of the dilemmas is based upon religious beliefs. Ethical dilemmas are resolved according to tenets of faith, such as the Ten Commandments for the Jewish and  Christian faiths. Central to this theory is that decisions in ethical dilemmas are made on the basis of guidance from a divine being.

Filmzusammenfassung Workingman's death

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Der Dokumentarfilm „Workingman's death“ ist im Jahr 2005 erschienen und Regie führte der Österreicher Michael Glawogger. Der Film zeigt fünf Bespiele für körperliche Schwerstarbeit unter sehr extremen Arbeitsbedingungen an verschiedenen Orten der Erde. Der Film ist in fünf Episoden unterteilt. Die erste Episode mit dem Titel „Helden“ spielt im ostukrainischen Donbass-Kohlerevier. Dort versuchen Bergleute Kohle in illegalen Kohle-Minen abzubauen. Staatliche Kohle-Minen sind geschlossen und somit muss die lokale Bevölkerung schauen, wie Sie über die Runden kommt. Vor allem wird im Film gezeigt, unter welchen Bedingungen Sie ihre Arbeit verrichten. In einem Schacht von nur 40 cm und mit einfachen Werkzeugen versuchen Sie die Kohle aus dem Berg herauszuschlagen.

Importance of morality

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Summary of chapter 'Individual morality in organisations' from ',Managing Values and Beliefs in Organisations' by Tom McEwan

The summarised chapter can be divided into 2 main parts. First one study the influence of morality on the ethical studies. Second one show how great is the influence of moralities, and gives us examples of problems, as a result of them.

We feed the world

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„Die Botschaft ist: wir müssen anders leben. Wir können so sicher nicht weiterleben. Wir müssen anders leben, wir müssen anders essen, anders einkaufen, wir müssen andere Filme anschauen.“
(Erwin Wagenhofer auf http://www.we-feed-the-world.at/team_interview.htm#head13)

Einführung in die Wirtschaftsethik

Einführung in die Wirtschaftsethik
von Karl Homann und Christoph Lütge

In den ersten 2 Kapiteln beschreiben Homann und Lütge in ihrem Buch die wichtigsten Begriffe und Theorietypen der Ethik. Danach folgt ein Kapitel, welches über ein zweifaches Verständnis von Wirtschaftsethik, sowie deren Abhängigkeit zu einem zweifachen Verständnis der Ökonomik skizziert und das präferierte hervorhebt. In den letzten Kapiteln werden theoretische Optionen skizziert, die der Wirtschaftsethik zur Klärung des Problems von Marktwirtschaft und Ethik offen stehen.

Welche Werte hat der Autor im Sinn?
• Gerechtigkeit
• Umsicht
• Balance
• Kooperation
• Fairness
• Zufriedenheit

Natural Capitalism - The Next Industrial Revolution

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Natural Capitalism - The Next Industrial Revolution

Paul Hawken, Amory B Lovins, L.Hunter Lovins
Earthscan, London, 1999
ISBN: 1853834610

 

"The first rule of sustainability is to align with natural forces, or at least not try to defy them."

Why I chose this book?

CZECH DREAM

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Český sen / Czech dream

summary:

Czech Dream is the Czech documentary film, which premiered in February 2004.
The feature film about the preparation of an advertising campaign and opening hypermarket, which did not really exist.
The event was implemented by two film students, who hired an advertising agency to do a new advertising for new hypermarket called "Czech Dream" for them. They filmed and documented the whole preparation and conduct advertising campaigns and eventually crowd about 3,000 customers who came in Saturday, May 31, 2003 to a car park Letňany.

Czech Dream

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Český sen / Czech dream

movie summary:

Czech Dream is the Czech documentary film, which premiered in February 2004.
The feature film about the preparation of an advertising campaign and opening hypermarket, which did not really exist.
The event was implemented by two film students, who hired an advertising agency to do a new advertising for new hypermarket called "Czech Dream" for them. They filmed and documented the whole preparation and conduct advertising campaigns and eventually crowd about 3,000 customers who came in Saturday, May 31, 2003 to a car park Letňany.

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