The course is designed for students in business and law with no prior training in ethics or moral philosophy. In this course students will get acquainted with some ethical issues frequently dealt with in business. The main focus will be on workplace issues, such as duty, rights, loyalty, discrimination and whistle-blowing. We will also to some extent discuss challenges of global industries, wage policies and corrupt practices.
After the course, students should have:
- Knowledge of key ethical theories.
- Ability to use such theories in ethical problem-solving.
Readings, discussion and assignments will: prepare students for complex decision-making involving ethical considerations, enhance critical self-reflection on moral views and intuitions and provide training in thinking about value concepts and using them.