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BSLW 8805 Managing the Legal & Ethical Environment of Business (Spring: 2 )

Course Description

This course examines the legal and ethical challenges faced by individuals in today's global society, focusing on the interplay of legal and ethical obligations in the business environment, how those obligations overlap, and the application of moral principles in the absence of legal requirements. The goal throughout will be to assist students in developing the decision-making skills necessary for their future roles as responsible managers and leaders. Substantive areas examined will include ethical theory, corporate social responsibility, whistleblowing, privacy and technology, employment diversity, health and safety in the workplace, products liability, and intellectual property rights.

Instructor(s): Richard Powers

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17