Publisher description for The business of commerce : examining an honorable profession / James Chesher and Tibor R. Machan.


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The authors of this book examine the prejudiced view that all business is inherently immoral and come to the conclusion that this view is dangerously wrong. The Business of Commerce: Examining an Honorable Profession

The Business of Commerce: Examining an Honorable Profession demonstrates why such a view is unreasonable, unwarranted, and unjust. It presents compelling evidence that the profession of business is no less worthy of respect than the professions of medicine, science, art, or education. Along the way this book explores a number of related subjects that lead to a sobering conclusion: Unless a positive attitude emerges, economic prosperity will elude the very societies that need it most.

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Commerce -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Social responsibility of business.
Business ethics.
Businessmen -- Conduct of life.