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MGMT314 - Management Ethics

Course Details

Course Code: MGMT314 Course ID: 3287 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

With all of the cases regarding corruption, scandals and unethical behavior in businesses, how does one do the right thing? This course explores the moral and ethical responsibilities of managers and their direct reports. Topics of discussion include organizational justice, human resource practices (i.e. employee selection, salary administration, employee relations), and corporate/social responsibility.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
01/27/20 - 07/03/20 07/06/20 - 08/30/20 Summer 2020 Session B 8 Week session
02/24/20 - 07/31/20 08/03/20 - 09/27/20 Summer 2020 Session I 8 Week session
03/30/20 - 09/04/20 09/07/20 - 11/01/20 Summer 2020 Session D 8 Week session
04/27/20 - 10/02/20 10/05/20 - 11/29/20 Fall 2020 Session B 8 Week session
05/25/20 - 10/30/20 11/02/20 - 12/27/20 Fall 2020 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
1 Explain reasons managers need to be aware of diversity management and legal regulations related to hiring, promotion, and firing.
2 Analyze the evolution of ethics as a central principle in modern business.
3 List the criteria managers use to make ethical hiring decisions. 4 Explore potential ethical issues that may arise as a result of the leader having an authoritarian vs. a participatory leadership style.
5 Examine the application of leadership concepts and ethical theories in the business environment.
6 Compare the differences, importance and purpose of a code of conduct and code of ethics

NameGrade %
Discussion Forums 45.00 %
Introduction Forum 5.00 %
Week 1 Forum 5.00 %
Week 2 Forum 5.00 %
Week 3 Forum 5.00 %
Week 4 Forum 5.00 %
Week 5 Forum 5.00 %
Week 6 Forum 5.00 %
Week 7 Forum 5.00 %
Week 8 Forum 5.00 %
Week 3 Writing Assignment 10.00 %
Week 3: Ethical Decision Making and Hiring 10.00 %
Week 8 Writing Assignment 20.00 %
Week 8: Historical Ethical Dilemmas 20.00 %
Week 4 Quiz Assessment 5.00 %
Week 4 Quiz Assessment 5.00 %
Week 5 Quiz Assessment 10.00 %
Week 5 Quiz Assessment 10.00 %
Week 7 Quiz Assessment 10.00 %
Week 7 Quiz Assessment 10.00 %

See ADDITIONAL content in the lesson section of our course for required reading each week. The Schwartz text is not the only material. If you have questions, E-mail me.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
Book Title:Business Ethics: An Ethical Decision-Making Approach - e-book available in the APUS Online Library and in the classroom Lessons section
ISBN:9781118393437
Author:Schwartz, Mark
Unit Cost:$35.72

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.