This course is designed to provide an overview of the role of the manager in shaping the ethics of the organization. Management theorists and ethics experts have increasingly concluded that this responsibility, to create and sustain the ethical organizational culture, is a fundamental task of every level of management. The course also provides an understanding of the nature of ethics, the role ethics plays in business, and the most commonly encountered ethical dilemmas in the life of a manager. It provides practical advice on general strategies for managing ethics and practical tools for shaping the ethical culture of a manager's team, work group, or organization.
- Identify the critical role of the manager in creating ethical behavior in his or her team, work group, or organization.
- Identify the difficult problems encountered in creating and sustaining an ethical organization.
- Identify and apply a set of tools to shape the integrity of a manager's organization.
Target Audience: Managers, novice businesspersons, students in business schools.
Course is offered by Santa Clara University.