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AP/ADMS 3660 BUSINESS ETHICS AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
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FIRST THINGS FIRST…. Do our motivations matter? Bell Let’s Talk Coca Cola’s 2m donation to the WWF
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Our class will encourage lecture wide discussions; I will look to turn questions back to the lecture hall. Critical thinking, based on well reasoned and rationally defensible positions, will be emphasized in the course. Students cannot merely state “that’s how I feel.” Students will be asked to think for themselves, and reflect (a critical) diversity of opinion. Students must be able to support and defend their position with argument, and reflect a critical understanding of other positions. Reasonable people can disagree, raise your hand… We will be evaluating the basis on which people hold opinions. “It’s all just opinion,” but some answers are misinformed, and some answers are better than others. For example, why is Multiculturalism a defensible goal?
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This will be a media friendly class, that emphasizes current events (the great criticism of philosophy…) Tesla (consumer protection, product safety) Weed (consumer protection, product safety, public health) The limits of consumer privacy; The RCMP and 21 st century crime fighting (Apple vs the FBI) Cell data in disaster relief Podcasts (The Economist, the death of the internal combustible engine, August 12, 2017) Students are encouraged to direct me to further examples
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FIRST ASSIGNMENT Next class our first assignment is due: A write up of an actual ethical dilemma that students have encountered in a work environment. Part A - a brief description of the situation, the central issue or dilemma, and the possible options (clearly identify them); Part B - how the dilemma was resolved including any remaining issues. Dilemmas will be selected for discussion throughout the course (but not returned to students), for class discussion. In order to respect privacy and the confidentiality of others, students are not required to identify other individuals involved, nor any organization involved and student names will be omitted No more than 1 page, single spaced, 12 pt font with default margins. Hardcopy due at the beginning of next session. Please indicate your name and section letter on the assignment.
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WHY STUDY ETHICS? Is ‘business ethics’ an oxymoron? Throughout the 80s and 90s many assumed ethics was a mixture of sentimentality and/or personal opinion that interferes with business operations; business is amoral (what does this mean?).
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5 To say that business is Amoral is to say that business and ethics don’t mix because people in business are solely concerned with profits and producing goods and services.
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