Citing recent examples including Enron, Arthur Andersen, and WorldCom, Permission to Steal explores what went wrong and advocates a universal reassessment of what is considered "good" in corporate America. * A fascinating exploration of the recent corporate scandals which have rocked the global business community. * Written with sharp and compelling style, suitable for students, professionals, and general readers. * Companion website offers discussion points for the book as well as an up-to-date chronology of ongoing corporate scandals.
Lisa H. Newton is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Program in Applied Ethics at Fairfield University. She is the author of numerous articles and books in business ethics, and most recently published Business Ethics and the Natural Environment (Blackwell, 2004).