ORG 5300: Ethics for Business Leadership


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


  1. Analyze the concepts of business ethics from a personal and an organization perspective.
  2. Assess the ethical issues facing business leaders.
  3. Evaluate and distinguish between the concepts of social responsibility, integrity, and business ethics.
  4. Explain the framework required to make ethical decisions in today's business environment and how it improves the business climate.
  5. Summarize how moral philosophies, on a corporate and individual level, influence ethical decision-making in business.
  6. Analyze the influence of corporate culture, including leadership, power, and motivation, on business ethics in the workplace.
  7. Explain the pressures that influence ethical decision making in the organization.
  8. Evaluate the need for ethical standards, codes of ethics and practices in business.
  9. Assess the auditing process to assure ethical practices are being followed.
  10. Analyze the role that culture plays in global business ethics.


  1. ORG 5000


Understanding business ethics (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: SAGE (2014)
Author: Stanwick, P. A., & Stanwick, S. D.
ISBN: 9781452256559
Price: $91.00

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