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Ethics and Values in Learning Organizations


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Course level: Graduate

The ethics and values-based decisions that learning organizations are faced with are explored in-depth. Case studies on access, diversity, plagiarism, technology, confidentiality, student-faculty relationships, and harassment are discussed. The roles of value education, codes of conduct, and codes of ethics are debated. Competency A: Compare various ethical theories and their philosophical underpinnings. Competency B: Evaluate the relationship between personal values and professional ethical standards. Competency C: Evaluate factors involved in making ethical decisions in global learning organizations. Competency D: Examine trends of ethical decision making in educational leadership. Competency E: Assess strategies that address ethical issues to improve educational leadership decisions. Competency F: Analyze organizational values in effective learning organizations.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Philosophy of Ethics

History of Ethical Thought – Ethical Perspectives

Personal Values and Individual Approach to Ethics

Individual Ethical Leadership

Organizational Values in Learning Organizations

Contemporary Ethical Issues

The Consequences of Human Actions

Strategies for Ethical Decision Making


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