Topics: Ethics, Morality, Management Pages: 16 (2210 words) Published: May 6, 2013
This course provides a foundational perspective for socially responsible management practices in business. Special emphasis is placed on the interrelated nature of ethics, moral, legal, and social issues in managing individuals, groups, and the organization within a business environment.  

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Course Materials
Trevino, L., & Nelson, K. (2011). Managing business ethics: Straight talk about how to do it right (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.  
All electronic materials are available on the student website.  
Supplemental Resource
Associate Level Writing Style Handbook, available online at  
|Week One: Fundamentals of Business Ethics | |  |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives |1.1  Describe business ethics. |  |  | | |1.2  Identify moral issues within today’s business environment. | | | | |1.3  Compare major ethical theories. | | | | |1.4  Describe social responsibility. | | | |Course Preparation |Read the course description and objectives. |  |  | | |Read the instructor’s biography and post your own. | | | |Readings |Read Appendix A. |  |  | |Readings |Read Ch. 1 of Managing Business Ethics. |  |  | |Readings |Read Ch. 2 of Managing Business Ethics. |  |  | |Readings |Read Ch. 4 of Managing Business Ethics. |  |  | |Participation |Participate in class discussion. |4 of 7 days |10 | |Discussion Questions |Respond to weekly discussion questions. |#1-4/30 |10 | | | |#2-5/2 | | |CheckPoint |Complete the Ethical Theories Chart in Appendix B. |5/3 |30 | |Ethical Theories Chart |Post Appendix B as an attachment....
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