Ethics And Social Responsibility – eth316 (3 credits)
This course provides a foundational perspective for ethics and social responsibility in relationship to individuals, organizations, and the community. Emphasis is placed on the inter-related nature of ethics, morality, legal responsibility, and social issues
Ethical and Moral Perspectives
- Describe the difference between ethics and morality.
- Compare major ethical theories.
- Explain the relationship between virtue, values, and moral concepts.
Individual Responsibility in the Community
- Describe the responsibility of individuals to the community.
- Evaluate the influence of socially responsible efforts.
- Apply ethical principles to address organizational issues.
- Explain ways in which external social pressures influence organizational ethics.
- Assess the relationship between legal and ethical issues in organizations.
Social Responsibility and the Community
- Evaluate organizational responsibility to the community.
- Summarize the factors in an organization that influence social responsibility strategies.
- Identify a social initiative for an organization.
Ethics and Social Responsibility in Cross-Cultural Environments
- Analyze ethics and social responsibility issues that arise as a result of globalization.
- Compare ethical perspectives across cultures.
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