Business Ethics

Credit hour 2
Total number of hours 30
Number of hours for lectures 30


The lecture will consider the relationship between ethics and business at three levels: micro (the individual), meso (the corporation) and macro (the society). Focusing on business ethics in practice, it considers dilemmas as conflicting courses of action having each their ethical attractions and shortcomings. It will give an insight of how various theoretical perspectives of normative ethics and practical ethics might help to illuminate ethical challenges in business practices.
Corporate social responsibility core subjects will be analysed from these diverse ethical theories.
The shift form market capitalism to collaborative common and social entrepreneurship not only questions the role of the state, the market and civil society at both local and global levels but raise specific ethical issues to business practitioners .

This class is offered in the Autumn semester


Semestre 1