115-0503/03 – Business Ethics (BE)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits4
Subject guarantorPhDr. ThDr. Lucjan Klimsza, PhD.Subject version guarantorPhDr. ThDr. Lucjan Klimsza, PhD.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGF, FEI, EKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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BLA18 prof. PhDr. Jiří Bláha, CSc.
KLI0213 PhDr. ThDr. Lucjan Klimsza, PhD.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. Explain an importance and terms of business ethics and corporate social responsibility. 2. Identify sources of ethical thought. 3. Review methods and instruments of business ethics and corporate social responsibility. 4. Order findings of chosen ethic theme. 5. Order findings of chosen ethic theme and ethical problem resolution.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations
Project work

Summary

TThe head emphasis of subject is laying on preparation of students, whose will agree with conditions of working sphere especially in ethical facilities. Initial presumptions for teaching are expert knowledge from previous years in various special subjects. These subjects establish commerce in topics, which are analyzing problems of economy from another visual angle. Students should demonstrate ability mutually connects broad range of knowledge and privities and such consider possible incidences his behavior practically.

Compulsory literature:

KRAMER, Roderick M., Ann E. TENBRUNSEL a Max H. BAZERMAN (Eds.) Social Decision Making: Social Dilemmas, Social Values, and Ethical Judgments. Routledge: Psychology Press, 2009. ISBN 978-1841698991. SCHMINKE, Marshall. (Ed.) Managerial Ethics: Managing the Psychology of Morality. Omaha: Creighton University, 2010. ISBN 978-1848728332. TREVINO, Linda K., NELSON, Kate. A. Managing Business Ethics: Straight Talk About How To Do It Right. Fifth (Ed). West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, 2011. ISBN 978-0-470-34394-4.

Recommended literature:

KRAMER, Roderick M., Ann E. TENBRUNSEL a Max H. BAZERMAN (Eds.) Social Decision Making: Social Dilemmas, Social Values, and Ethical Judgments. Routledge: Psychology Press, 2009. ISBN 978-1841698991. SCHMINKE, Marshall. (Ed.) Managerial Ethics: Managing the Psychology of Morality. Omaha: Creighton University, 2010. ISBN 978-1848728332. TREVINO, Linda K., NELSON, Kate. A. Managing Business Ethics: Straight Talk About How To Do It Right. Fifth (Ed). West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, 2011. ISBN 978-0-470-34394-4.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Students must successfully present (Powerpoint) and justify a pre-selected topic essay.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Terms definition (ethic, business ethic, specificity of business ethic) - Relation between ethic and economy, justice. - Resources of ethical thought. 2. Fundamental ethic categories and terms – values, value orientation, good and evil, moral norms. - Manager’s ethical values. - Value’s influence on behavior. - Ethical values ​​of managers. - Values of successful managers. 3. Factors influencing ethical behavior. Individual, social and organizational factors. Organizational culture. - Whistleblowing. Warring on unethical acting in organization. Ethical decision making – fundamental models. 4. Corporate social responsibility and manager‘s responsibility. - Factors influencing individual and organizational responsibility. Corporate governance. 5. International business ethics. Ethic in global corporations. - Reset of culture differences. 6. Instruments of ethical behavior expanse in an organization. - Code of conduct, ethical training, stakeholders, communication, role of ombudsman, values in firm’s vision. 7. Skills important to an ethical behavior. - Possibilities and bounds of ethical behavior‘s increasing.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2014/2015 Winter semester)
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Examination Examination 100  51
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Incoming students - master study 2019/2020 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming students - master study 2018/2019 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2015/2016 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2014/2015 Full-time Czech Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block