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Organizational Ethics And Social Responsibility

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This course provides a foundational perspective for socially responsible management practices in business. Special emphasis is placed on the interrelated nature of ethics, moral, legal, and social issues in managing individuals, groups, and the organization within a business environment.

This undergraduate-level course is 9 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 9

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    Ethical Culture and Leadership

    • Examine the effects of leader’s morals on an organization’s ethical culture.
    • Describe ways to improve the ethical culture within an organization.
    • Explain the relationship among ethics, morality, and social issues within the legal environment.

    Ethics and the Individual

    • Explain how individuals respond to moral issues in business.
    • Recommend solutions to individual moral dilemmas using ethical principles.

    Fundamentals of Business Ethics

    • Describe business ethics.
    • Compare major ethical theories.
    • Describe social responsibility.
    • Identify moral issues within today’s business environment.

    Moral Perspectives

    • Describe the relationship among virtue, values, and moral concepts in an individual and business context.
    • Explain ways in which external social pressures have influenced business ethics.
    • Summarize how personal values influence ethical decision-making.

    Business Ethics Across Cultures

    • Describe ethical issues that arise as a result of globalization.
    • Compare ethical perspectives across cultures.
    • Determine the risks and consequences associated with global business.

    Business Ethics Reflection

    • Apply ethical principles to ethical dilemmas in business.
    • Explain ways individuals, managers, and organizations can improve business ethics.

    Ethics in Business and Management

    • Describe moral and ethical issues faced by managers.
    • Explain the relationship between social issues and ethically responsible management practices.

    Managing for Ethical Conduct

    • Explain management practices for creating and managing an ethical environment within an organization.
    • Apply ethical principles to managerial issues.

    Ethics in Business and the Organization

    • Describe current moral and ethical issues faced by organizations.
    • Apply ethical principles to organizational issues.
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