STRT-282 Social Responsibilities of Business
This course examines the ethical foundations of economic activity, the general relationship between the business firm and society, and the role of ethical judgment in business decisions. The following topics are covered: the application of ordinary principles of morality in the business context; the rights and responsibilities that go with various roles in business relationships; ethical judgment and cultural diversity; managing the ethical environment in a company; individual responsibility in cooperative enterprises. Emphasis is on the practical problems of the relations between business and society, but students are expected to demonstrate understanding of the theoretical foundations of their reasoning about these problems. Analytical skills are stressed. Formerly offered as MGMT 282.
Prerequisites: MSB Students, Senior Standing
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