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Business Ethics

2019/2020
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
5
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
4-й курс, 1, 2 модуль

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Course Syllabus

Abstract

BUSINESS ETHICS Course Outline Business ethics course introduces how to apply ethical theory and practice to business management. It helps to develop analytical skills for permission of ethical dilemmas on a workplace. The aim of this course is to provide students with a base for reflection on topics related to both personal and business ethics. Coverage includes foundations of ethics in general, in management and in business; ethical theories and tests. Learning objectives: • Demonstrate a theoretical and critical understanding of the understanding salient theories, principles and concepts explaining ethical business environment • Critically analyse the ethical environment of an organization/industry and evaluate the ethical constraints and opportunities facing an organization/industry • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the ethical business environment • Become familiar with the benefits of corporate social responsibility in the context of globalized economic and social relations • Identify consequences of unethical business activities
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The aim of this course is to provide students with a base for reflection on topics related to both personal and business ethics. Coverage includes foundations of ethics in general, in management and in business; ethical theories and tests.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • o Demonstrate a theoretical and critical understanding of the understanding salient theories, principles and concepts explaining ethical business environment
  • o Critically analyse the ethical environment of an organization/industry and evaluate the ethical constraints and opportunities facing an organization/industry
  • o Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the ethical business environment
  • o Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of ethical theories and how they relate to the management function
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Business Ethics in modern world
    General question about the nature of the ethics. Challenges and opportunities in forming ethical behaviour Corporate and Professional Ethics Basic concepts in Business Ethics Corporate Social Responsibility. CSR management. Russian CSR cases Putting Business Ethics into Practice: sustainability reports as a tool of Business Ethics
  • International Business Ethics
    Cultural differences investigation in business. Psychological characteristics of business cultures around the world International business ethical principles
  • Business Ethics communications
    Challenges to the Responsible Business Enterprise
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Home task
  • non-blocking Independent study
  • non-blocking Control work
  • blocking Exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (2 module)
    0.3 * Control work + 0.2 * Exam + 0.3 * Home task + 0.2 * Independent study
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Richard T DeGeorge. (2013). Business Ethics: Pearson New International Edition. Harlow, United Kingdom: Pearson. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1418512

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Beer, L. A. (2015). A Strategic and Tactical Approach to Global Business Ethics, Second Edition (Vol. Second edition). New York: Business Expert Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=939533