University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Global Impact: Business Ethics

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Patricia Werhane

Instructor: Patricia Werhane

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There are 4 modules in this course

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course. Identify what we mean by ethics and moral reasoning. Learn about the “do the right thing” approach, utilitarianism, and theories of justice. Understand why these theories are important for moral reasoning and for commerce. Be familiar with the framework for moral reasoning. Apply this framework in a case analysis.

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6 videos8 readings2 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Distinguish stakeholder theory from managerial shareholder theory. Be able to use stakeholder theory in the framework for moral reasoning. Apply the model to one case, e.g., Merck, BHP or the Oil Rig.

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5 videos2 readings1 quiz

Be able to distinguish egoism, role relativism, cultural relativism, ethical relativism and some forms of universalism. Apply these distinctions to the “Greed is Good” speech on the attached video. Apply these distinctions using the framework introduced in Module 1.

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6 videos2 readings1 quiz

Understand the challenges of globalization in emerging markets. Change dependent mindsets about “the poor.” Distinguish the difference between “responsibility to” and “partnerships with.” Grasp how poverty can be alleviated even by students.

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5 videos4 readings1 quiz1 peer review

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4.6 (120 ratings)
Patricia Werhane
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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