Ch 1: Ethics in Business

About This Chapter

Brief, engaging video lessons will guide you through the essential concepts of ethics in business. Short quizzes follow each lesson for self-assessment.

Ethics in Business - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

To be successful in business, professionals must understand the ethical implications of organizational or corporate decisions. The video lessons in this chapter explore this matter by taking a look at workplace ethics, business scandals and contemporary ethical issues.

Subject matter experts are only a click away to answer any questions you have. Multiple-choice quizzes follow each lesson to test your understanding of the materials. In these lessons, you'll learn things like:

  • The differences between ethics and law
  • How legal rights and natural rights differ
  • The breaches of ethics in famous business scandals
  • The causes of ethical problems

Video Objective
Business Ethics in Contemporary Businesses Apply concepts of business ethics to the Enron scandal.
Theories of Ethics: Rights & Natural Laws Compare and contrast legal rights, natural rights, ethics and law.
Why Ethical Problems Occur in Business Examine key factors that lead to ethical problems in the workplace.
The Difference between Workplace Ethics and the Law Understand how ethics can be more subjective than written law.
Ethical Issues from Business Scandals: Fraud, Insider Trading & More Learn ethical lessons about fraud, insider trading, bribery, strikes, and more from famous business scandals.

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