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This chapter helps students review the concepts in a business ethics unit of a standard business management course. Topics covered include:
- Arguments for and against corporate responsibility
- Compliance- and integrity-based ethical codes
- Steps in the ethical decision-making process
- Marketing ethics and the three levels of ethical development
- Human resources ethical issues
1. Business Ethics in Contemporary Businesses
The concept of ethics is easy to give examples of but hard to define. In this lesson, we will discuss ethics and how they apply in the business world, as well as discuss an example of an ethical situation using Enron.
2. Business Ethics: Corporate Social Responsibility
Now that companies are concerned with society's welfare, corporate social responsibility is a controversial topic. In this lesson, learn the two theories of social responsibility and the arguments for and against the practice.
3. Code of Ethics: Compliance-based and Integrity-based
A business may develop a code of ethics for different reasons. In this lesson, you'll learn what a code of ethics is and the difference between a compliance-based code of ethics and an integrity-based code of ethics.
4. Ethical Decision Making
We have to make decisions every day, and many of these decisions have an ethical dimension. In this lesson, you'll learn about ethical decision-making and a process you can use to make ethically sound decisions. A short quiz follows.
5. Ethical Behavior in Marketing: What Are Marketing Ethics?
Watch our lesson to learn the definition of ethics and how it relates to business and marketing. You will also learn about the idea of ethical business behavior.
6. Ethical Issues in HR: Definition & Importance
Unethical behavior from a business can create problems with regulators and have adverse effects on a company's bottom line. In this lesson, you'll learn about ethical issues relevant to HR and the importance of ethical organizational behavior.
7. What is Morality? - Definition, Principles & Examples
As a society, we try to teach our children the difference between 'right' and 'wrong.' What we are teaching them is really just basic morality. Read on to learn the definition of morality, examine some of its principles, and look at some examples.
8. What Is Managerial Ethics? -Definition & Examples
Managers are called on to make ethical decisions on the job every day. But, how do they know they are making the right decision? Let's take a look at managerial ethics and how it's applied in the workplace.
9. What is the Kyoto Protocol? - Definition, Summary, Pros & Cons
Have you ever thought that year after year the weather seems to be changing for the worse? In the following lesson you will learn about the Kyoto Protocol and how nations are working together to decrease or slow global warming.
10. What is Moral Diplomacy? - Definition & Examples
Moral diplomacy is a type of foreign policy that greatly influenced the way that the United States worked with countries that were non-democratic. This impacted the economy and businesses operating in those regions.
11. What is the Moral Majority? - Definition & Issues
This lesson focuses on the Moral Majority organization started by Jerry Falwell in 1979. The organization was founded to give evangelical Christians a stronger voice in American politics.
12. Virtue Ethics in the Workplace: Approach & Examples
Virtue ethics in the workplace is based on each individual employee's virtues and how those virtues affect their behavior within the work environment. This lesson will provide an overview of virtue ethics and offer some examples.
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