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MBA 6012 - Ethics and Social Responsibility in Business (4)

This course provides a toolkit for identifying, understanding and analyzing the social and ethical problems that managers encounter at both the individual and organizational levels. It focuses upon the knowledge and application of ethical frameworks for managerial decision-making, including teleological and deontological principles, virtue theory, and alternative standards of distributive justice. Additional topics include managerial misconduct and criminal liability, alternative measures of economic performance and well-being, international and cross-cultural issues embodied in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Treaties of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation, the origins and purposes of corporations, corporate governance, the nature and purpose of work, and management education in a Jesuit context. Restricted to Business Administration, Business Administration, Business Administration, and Organization Development majors.