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Business Ethics, 2nd Edition by A. C. Fernando

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Glossary

Ad Valorem Tax:  A type of indirect tax in which goods are taxed by their values. In the case of ad volorem tax, the tax amount is calculated as a proportion of the price of the goods. Value added tax (VAT) is an ad volorem tax.

Advanced Countries:  Countries with high national and per capita income. These countries possess highly developed infrastructure and apply most updated and advanced technical know-how in their productive activities. A strong and well-organized financial structure is the characteristic of advanced countries.

Altruism:  An ethical theory that states an action is morally right if the consequences of that action are more favourable than unfavourable to everyone except the individual performing the act.

Amoral:  Beyond ...

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