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"The book is well-crafted, readable and interactive. --USA Today -- USA Today
Defining Moments outlines a refreshingly realistic approach to ethics in management. Badaracco shows how managers can choose, without sacrificing their values, between multiple acceptable solutions--not the one right answer that most ethicists claim exists. It is a book to be put into practice, not just read and set aside. --Andrall Pearson, Chairman & CEO, Pepsico Food Division
Critical decisions between shades of right are inescapable in our professional and personal lives and do create defining moments' for each of us. Badracco brings a clarity to the decision process that I did not think possible. --Gail Long, Senior Vice President, Group Executive, Large Corporate, BankBoston
Finally, here's a book that helps us prioritize our personal and institutional loyalties and responsibilities in decision making, wend our way through real-life moral mazes, and develop our character in the process. A crystal-clear, practical writer, Badaracco provides a new and unorthodox approach to issues of great complexity. He offers pragmatic assistance to real people weighing conflicting duties, ends, and virtues of business life. --William McLennan, University Chaplain, Tufts University
Badarocco's work is simple, yet sophisticated. He works through three character dilemmas and interweaves the applications of the great theorists in laymen terms to make this a... Read morePublished 21 hours ago by Ted Fisch
What a bunch of nonsense. The author tries to teach lessons on ethical dilemmas by pointing to Communists like Jean-Paul Sartre and Che Guevara. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Amazon Customer
I thought that this would be another boring text book that I had to buy for school. Not so really. This book incorporates the philosophical thinking of various famous philosophers... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Rosa Bree Willems
Excellent, especially for an ethics book. Badaracco does a great job of applying ethics to situations that we can all understand. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jake S
This book was required reading for a business ethics class. Overall stories of the book were good examples of ethical dillemas, but the content could have been delivered in a third... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mike V
A terrible read. It's great if you have the desire to read a book on morals and ethics that never really answers any questions or asserts much of anything. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
I was a student at the same MBA program where Badaracco teaches. I overlooked his class then, but 15 years later I came across this gem and loved it. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Amazon Customer