Improving ethical standards and learning how to make appropriate ethical judgements in different contexts is a critical aspect of business practice in today's increasingly complex and globalised social and economic environment. Students will be involved in a number of activities that address ethical issues associated with business practice. They will evaluate questions of business responsibility in relation to globalisation, corporate social responsibility, stakeholders, and the ethics of environmental sustainability that characterise business situations.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
A series of readings, and links to: web sites and leading scholarly journals, reference materials, audio visual materials, policy documents and reports relating to both the Australian and the global context will be provided via VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):