Advancing Business Ethics Education

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Diane L. Swanson, Dann G. Fisher
IAP, 2008 - Business & Economics - 344 pages
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A volume in Ethics in Practice Series Editors Robert A. Giacalone, Temple University and Carole L. Jurkiewicz, Louisiana State University This book features sixteen chapters written by distinguished scholars who collectively point to a roadmap for advancing business ethics education at a critical juncture in the history of corporate America. The editors frame the book with an introductory chapter that details a gold standard for delivering ethics in the business school curriculum that signals to students that ethics matters, provides an adequate counterbalance to the amoral subtext that dominates much of business education, remedies assessment problems associated with current accrediting standards, and prepares students for newly minted and fast-growing careers in ethics compliance, risk management, and corporate social responsibility. The chapters that follow lay out some challenges and opportunities that administrators and educators need to address in order to improve business ethics education and business school reputations in a post-Enron climate. Both traditional and experimental perspectives on delivering ethics in the curriculum are covered in conjunction with research that substantiates the potential for improving student ethics competencies after exposure to ethics coursework. Methods for incorporating ethics in various subjects, including accounting, corporate governance, environmentalism, global business, managerial decision making, and human resource management are also given as part of the roadmap for advancing business ethics education.
 

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Contents

Business Ethics Education If We Dont Know Where Were Going Any Road Will Take Us There
1
The Business Schools Moral Dilemma
25
Views on the Importance of Ethics in Business Education Survey Results From AACSB Deans CEOs and Faculty
43
Architectures of Excellence Building Business School Reputation by Meeting the Ethics Challenge
67
A Blueprint for Designing an Ethics Program in an Academic Setting
85
Using the Business Integrity Capacity Model to Advance Business Ethics Education
103
Considering the Emotional Side of Business Ethics
125
Learning to Teach Ethics From the Heart A Journey of Discovery from the Inside Out
147
Toward an Ethical Sense of Self for Business Education
191
A Decision Making Framework for Business Ethics Education
221
Creating Environmental Change Through Business Ethics and Society Courses
243
Educating Managers for Global Business Citizenship
265
Educating Students in Corporate Governance and Ethics
285
Beyond Agency Theory Common Values for Accounting Ethics Education
305
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility in the Human Resource Management Curriculum
329
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Moral Imagining Toward Using Cognitive Science in Teaching Business Ethics
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