Packed with real-world examples and cases, this new edition of Understanding Business Ethics prepares students for the ethical dilemmas they may face in their chosen careers by providing broad, comprehensive coverage of business ethics from a global perspective. The book's 26 cases profile a variety of industries, countries, and ethical issues, including online privacy, music piracy, Ponzi schemes, fraud, product recall, insider trading, and dangerous working conditions, such as four cases that emphasize the positive aspects of business ethics. In addition to unique chapters on information technology, the developing world, and the environment, the authors present AACSB recommended topics such as the responsibility of business in society, ethical decision making, ethical leadership, and corporate governance. Taking a managerial approach, the second edition of this best seller is designed to provide a clear understanding of the contemporary issues surrounding business ethics through the exploration of engaging and provocative case studies that are relevant and meaningful to students' lives. With an emphasis on applied, hands-on analysis of the cases presented, this textbook will instill in students the belief that business ethics really do matter.