Ch 24: ILTS Business: Business Ethics

About This Chapter

This chapter can help you examine issues related to ethics in business. With video lessons and self-assessment quizzes, you will gain the expertise you need to tackle questions on the ILTS Business, Marketing and Computer Education test.

ILTS Business: Business Ethics - Chapter Summary

Through the lessons in this chapter, you can examine how to develop a code of ethics and methods for applying that code to business issues. You will learn to analyze factors that influence decisions involving ethics and how to apply ethics to specific business situations. These videos cover the following topics that will prepare you for the exam:

  • The ethical climate and culture in an organization
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Ethics in contemporary business
  • Ethics and social responsibility in the global marketplace
  • Laws vs. ethics

These videos and self-assessment quizzes are led by experienced instructors who know how to prepare you for the exam. They give you the knowledge of business ethics that you need and also make learning enjoyable.

Objectives of the ILTS Business: Business Ethics Course

Individuals seeking secondary school certification to teach a business-related subject in Illinois must pass the Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS) Business, Marketing and Computer Education test. This test has 125 multiple-choice questions and is divided into six subareas. The questions on the lessons from the Business Ethics chapter are included in subarea IV, which covers entrepreneurship, management, law and international business. At the end of each video lesson are self-assessment quizzes that allow you to become familiar with the test's format and also let you determine what you've learned.

5 Lessons in Chapter 24: ILTS Business: Business Ethics
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Social Responsibility in Organizations

1. Social Responsibility in Organizations

Watch this video lesson to learn how companies put into practice their social responsibilities. Learn how a socially responsible company helps the environment, people, and employees along with giving freely to society.

Organizational Ethical Climate: Definition, Issues & Improvement

2. Organizational Ethical Climate: Definition, Issues & Improvement

Organizational ethical climate refers to the moral atmosphere of the work environment and the level of ethics practiced within a company. Instrumental, caring, law and order, rules, and independence are the five types of ethical climate that can exist in an organization.

Ethical Culture and Positive Culture in Organizations

3. Ethical Culture and Positive Culture in Organizations

In this lesson, you will learn how an ethical and positive culture can be created in an organization and why it is important for organizations to establish an ethical and positive culture.

Business Ethics: Corporate Social Responsibility

4. 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.

Business Ethics in Contemporary Businesses

5. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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