Mba 6301 Business Ethics

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MBA 6301, Business Ethics
Course Syllabus

Course Description
Explores the role of individual, business, and government activities related to ethically responsible commerce and socially beneficial business activity.

Prerequisites
None

Course Textbook
Stanwick, P. A., & Stanwick, S. D. (2014). Understanding business ethics (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Course Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
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Analyze the concepts of business ethics from a personal and an organizational perspective.
Assess the ethical issues facing business leaders.
Evaluate and distinguish between the concepts of social responsibility, integrity, and business ethics.
Explain the framework required to make ethical decisions in today's business environment and how it improves the business climate.
Summarize how moral philosophies, on a corporate and individual level, influence ethical decision-making in business. Analyze the influence of corporate culture, including leadership, power, and motivation, on business ethics in the workplace. Explain the pressures that influence ethical decision making in the organization.
Evaluate the need for ethical standards, codes of ethics and practices in business.
Assess the auditing process to assure ethical practices are being followed.
Analyze the role that culture plays in global business ethics.

Credits
Upon completion of this course, the students will earn three (3) hours of college credit.

Course Structure
1. Unit Learning Outcomes: Each unit contains Learning Outcomes that specify the measurable skills and knowledge students should gain upon completion of the unit.
2. Unit Lesson: Each unit contains a Unit Lesson, which discusses unit material.
3. Reading Assignments: Each unit contains Reading Assignments from one or more…...

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