Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
School of Humanities and Social Inquiry
Introduction to Arts and the Humanities
Number of Credit Points: 6cp
Autumn Session 2016
Wollongong, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands, Bega & Batemans Bay
Comm 101 week 9
External stakeholders and corporate responsibilities
Trust, collaboration from stockholders, stakeholders
Why good companies do bad things?
Ethical or social issues as matters for somebody el
Comm 101 week 5
According to Shaw at al. (2013) p.118 capitalism can be defined ideally as an economic system
in which the major portion of production and distribution is in private hands, operating under
what is termed a profit or marke
Comm 101 week 4
Personal vs social responsibility
Personal: there will be many times within a business setting where an individual will need to step back
What should I do? How should I act?
Social: this view is concerned with
How business institu
Comm 101 week 8
Perhaps the most spectacular environmental disaster of the last decade was the BP oil rig fire,
about 80 kms off US coast.
Estimated 5 million barrels (approx. 1 billion
Comm 101 week 7: globalisation and technology in commerce
globalisation a phenomenon of increased economic integration among nations, characterised
by the movement of people, ideas, social customs and products across borders
Comm 101 lecture 1
What is socially irresponsible commerce?
Perhaps the Global Financial Crisis is the latest large scale manifestation of some s.i.c.
What caused the GFC?
This question does not have a simple answer.
But roughly speaking, the GFC began wh
Comm 101 week 2
Recent examples of irresponsible business
Factors contributing to unethical behaviour
Why do people behave unethically?
Remember this HFV: hypothetical future value
Why do goo
Comm 101 week 3
Historical development of modern business enterprises
Why is knowledge of historical developments important?
Understanding historical developments helps us to:
Apply lessons from the past: are there commonalities between past and the prese
Comm 101 exam
10 multiple choice worth 20 marks
Six short answer questions, answer only four of them
Each is worth a max of 20 marks
Three of the questions concern: leadership, moral philosophies, and corporate leadership
The other thr
With the world economys continuous expansion, large multinational corporations are looking
to increase profit and to do so need the cheapest option to produce their products , and it has
been identified that the development of off shore operations, someti
Week 6 comm 101
A very successful advertising campaigns over many years
Unfortunately, the actor died of lung cancer
Smoking remains one of the leading causes of preventable death in Australia: about 19,000 per
Governments have used tou