Ethics and Organisations: Responsibility and Justice

Module code: N1573
Level 6
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Seminar, Lecture
Assessment modes: Take away paper, Coursework

The module aims to provide an investigation of the relationship between organisations and their stakeholder groups, and the social accountability and responsibilities that a corporation holds towards different stakeholders.

The module will introduce you to concepts of corporate governance, socially responsible investment and ethical issues relevant to contemporary business. It will be contemporary, interesting, stretching and relevant, and should build on and integrate with other modules that you have taken and/or are taking.

Module learning outcomes

  • Display a systematic and critical engagement with the theoretical frameworks central to the discipline.
  • Show critical awareness of existing moral dilemmas encountered by managers and employees.
  • Show critical awareness of the contemporary issues and concerns of business ethics and its applications.
  • Appreciate the contested and uncertain status of Business Ethics as an emergent area of study within business and management