PHLSPHY 7530 Business Ethics
|Course Number:||PHLSPHY 7530|
|Course Name:||Business Ethics|
|Course Description:||In this course, we consider ways in which ethical theories inform concrete deliberations in business. Taking prevailing normative orientations as our paradigms, we treat (1) the justification of moral principles, (2) their specification, and (3) their application in real-life contexts. In our attention to contemporary case-studies, in particular, we suggest ethics is not only good living but good business.|
- Be able to identify and explain some of the significant ethical issues that arise in business.
- Acquire an understanding of some of the important philosophical approaches to ethics.
Lesson 1 IntroductoryLesson 2: The Ethical SystemsLesson 3: Business and Social ResponsibilityLesson 4: Ethics and EmployeesLesson 5:The Ethics of MarketingLesson 6: Business and Emerging TechnologiesLesson 7: Business and the EnvironmentLesson 8:The Ethics of International Business: Fundamental IssuesLesson 9: The Ethics of International Business: Sweatshops and Bribery
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The grades in this course will be determined using the percentages given below.
Online discussions 30% (total)Individual paper 20%Group project 30%Final exam 20%