MGS521 - Business Ethics and Values
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Business Ethics and Values
" As a result of high profile ethical lapses, consumer demands, environmental necessity, and the complexities of globalization, the study of ethics has emerged as an important part of any good business school program. This course encourages students to consider ethics in two ways. The first challenge is to understand ethics on a personal level. Students will consider their own values, the dilemmas they face, the quality of their relationships, and the meaning of they choices they make. Students will then examine business ethics and the highly complex ethical challenges which businesses, and thus individual employees, face. Students will consider how they might, as employees, balance personal and corporate values. Case studies will illustrate how business success is very often heavily impacted by decisions which are made concerning ethical dilemmas.
One full credit in the Business Administration Program of the School of Business Management.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Attain heightened awareness of personal values and the importance of self awareness.
2. Understand the meaning of ethics in relation to personal values.
3. Apply a critical lens to thinking about ethical issues and dilemmas.
4. Understand and be able to apply ethical theory as a framework for evaluating ethical dilemmas.
5. Exhibit skill in analyzing right versus right ethical issues in a business context.
6. Demonstrate an ability to apply decision making frameworks to ethical dilemmas.
7. Evaluate different corporate ethics codes.
8. Understand potential conflicts between personal values and corporate values and culture.
9. Consider his or her own potential role as an ethical consumer and corporate stakeholder.
10. Understand and assess the ethical components of various aspects of an organization's business practices, including Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental sustainability,
Globalization, Advertising and marketing:
Corporate Social Responsibility
Advertising and Marketing
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