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Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Business Morality & Code of Conduct unit of a standard college-level introduction to business course. Topics covered include:
- The role of morality in contemporary business
- The theory of natural rights in business
- Ethical conduct based on compliance and integrity
1. What is Utilitarianism? - Definition & Theory
Explore the ethical theory of utilitarianism, founded by Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill. Then test your understanding of how the principles of this theory work through a short quiz.
2. Code of Business Conduct: Ethics, Standards & Examples
It is important that businesses conduct themselves in a legal and ethical manner. In this lesson, you'll learn about codes of business conduct and how they relate to business ethics and standards. A short quiz follows the lesson.
3. Conventional Morality: Definition & Stages
Most adults hold moral principles that are generally based on compliance with social norms and a recognition that those social norms help preserve social order. To American psychiatrist Lawrence Kohlberg, this is called conventional morality.
4. Ethical Development: Stages & Training
In this lesson, we'll define the different stages of ethical development and look at specific examples. We'll then explore the ways that businesses promote ethical behavior and provide ethics training for their employees.
5. Natural Rights: Definition, Theory & Examples
In this lesson we will look at natural rights. We will learn the definition and the theory that surround these rights. As the lesson progresses, examples will be given, followed by a summary and a quiz.
6. Postconventional Morality: Definition & Example
One model of moral development suggests that, as each of us develop our individual morality, we go through three stages. In this lesson, you'll learn about the final stage - postconventional morality.
7. Preconventional Morality: Definition & Concept
According to the American psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg, we all go through different stages of moral development. In this lesson, you'll learn about the concept of preconventional morality and then have the chance to test your understanding with a short quiz.
8. Advance Directives for Health Care: A Guide for Nurses
This lesson covers what the nurse needs to know about a patient's Advance Directive. Learn what it is, where it comes from, what it includes, who can witness the patient signing it, and more.
9. Health Belief Model in Nursing: Definition, Theory & Examples
The health belief model is a way of encouraging patients to realize their susceptibility to health conditions with the goal of inspiring positive changes. Learn how nurses can use the health belief model with their patients.
10. Affirmative Defense in Sexual Harassment Litigation
Just because sexual harassment has occurred at the workplace doesn't necessarily mean an employer will be legally liable for the harassment. In this lesson, you'll learn about affirmative defenses and when they may be applicable to a sexual harassment case.
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