Master’s degree in Management and business strategy

Business Ethics

Course code
4S008085
Name of lecturers
Giorgio Mion, Tomas Chiaramonte
Coordinator
Giorgio Mion
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
SECS-P/07 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ACCOUNTING STUDIES
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VICENZA
Period
secondo semestre (lauree magistrali) dal Mar 1, 2021 al Jun 1, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students will be able to evaluate the ethical dimension of business and to adopt ethical responsible choices when inserted in professional context. In detail, the course aims to enable students to acquire knowledge about ethical theories, ethical consequences of different firm theories, civil economy, the purpose and forms of firms (with particular attention to hybrid models), and models of evaluation and communication of social impact. With regards to skills, the course enables students to mature skills about ethical evaluation of business, measurement of social impact, management of tools useful to cultivate relationships with stakeholders, and building virtuous work environment.

Syllabus

The programme is the following:
1. Foundations of ethics
2. Theories of firm and their ethical consequences
3. Organizational purpose: for-profit, nonprofit, and hybridism
4. Firm, work, and markets: labour ethics
5. Business ethics and corporate welfare policies
6. Measurement of value under an ethical perspective
7. Business Ethics and organizational models

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Melé Domènec Business Ethics in Action Palgrave McMillan 2009 9780230573109

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