Human: Ethics and Corporate Governance

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Business Ethics: Revision

BUSINESS ETHICS & CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Dr. Grivas Muchineripi Kayange

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Business Ethics: Revision

General Objective of the Course ......................................................................................... 3 0. General Introduction ....................................................................................................... 4 UNIT 1: ETHICS AND PRINCIPLES ............................................................................... 7 1. WHAT IS ETHICS? ................................................................................................... 8 Aristotelian Virtue and Reason Ethics ........................................................................ 9 2. MODERN ETHICAL APPROACHES .................................................................... 11 2.1. Normative Ethics ............................................................................................... 11 A. CONSEQUENTIALIST VIEW ....................................................................... 12 B: NON-CONSEQUENTIALIST THEORIES. ................................................... 20 2.2. Meta-Ethics .................................................................................................... 31 UNIT 2: UNDERSTANDING BUSINESS: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ............... 33 2.1. Corporate Governance ........................................................................................... 35 2.2. Perspectives of Corporate Governance .................................................................. 38 Conservative View: Milton Friedman ....................................................................... 40 (b) Socio-Economic View .......................................................................................... 41 Douglas S Sherwin and Henry Mintzberg ................................................................ 43 2.3. Corporate Governance: Mulli Brothers LTD ......................................................... 44 UNIT 3: CORPORATE INTERNAL ETHICS ................................................................ 47 3.1. Prolegomena of Ethics in Corporations ................................................................. 49 3.2. Ethical Program ..................................................................................................... 50 3.3. Compliance and Integrity Approach ...................................................................... 54 (a) Compliance Approach ..................................................................................... 54 (b) Integrity Approach .......................................................................................... 54 UNIT 4: CORPORATE ETHICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT. ................................... 55 4.1. Environmental Call for Business Ethics ................................................................ 58 4.2. Corporation-Environment Ethics ........................................................................... 60 4.3. Corporation Response to Physical Environment and Ethics.................................. 64 UNIT 5: MORAL PROBLEM SOLVING IN CORPORATIVES................................... 65 5.1. Moral Problems ...................................................................................................... 66 5.2. Systematic Moral Problem-Solving ....................................................................... 70 5.2.1. John Adair’s Suggestion ................................................................................. 71 Analysis ..................................................................................................................... 71 Synthesis .................................................................................................................... 72 Valuing ...................................................................................................................... 72 5.2. Ethical Dilemmas and Problem Solving:...
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