Dr. A. B. Min (email@example.com)
MGMT 363: Business and Society
Phone: (973) 655-7465
Office Hrs: M 5:30pm-6:45pm or W 1:00-2:15 PM or by appointment
To study the most significant forces in the
(external and internal) of business firms so as
to understand how they are changing the managerial job, how they are alternating the “rules of the game”
for business, and how they are modifying the role of business (especially large corporations) in society.
This involves, among other things, an understanding of the ways in which a firm’s organization, policies,
strategies, procedures, decision processes, plans, and controls are hanging in response to such forces.
To demonstrate that many forces in the business environment are
To develop an understanding of
how business influences its environment
To develop a tolerance for
ambiguities in dealing with business-government-society issues
which knowledgeable observers have different views, and with problems for which there are no clear
patterns in the business-government-society relationship, to understand how
the past shaped the present, and to learn about present events and trends that are shaping the future.
To help students
their analyses of forces in the business-government-society interface.
To help students develop an
ethical and philosophical basis
for making business decisions.
To utilize the knowledge of many different fields through an
, and to expose
students to analytical methods that are appropriate in studying major issues in the business-government-
To conduct a stimulating and interesting course having long-lasting value to students in their thinking,
and in their managerial and/or staff specialist careers.
Business, Government, and Society: A Managerial Perspective
. Steiner G. A. and J. F. Steiner, (New York,
How Good People Make Tough Choices
, by Rushmore Kidder, William Morrow and Company, 1995.
A History of Western Philosophy
, by Bertrand Russell, Simon and Schuster, 1972.