The course will cover the following main topics:
Basic concepts and logic of the subject; legality and morality. Company SocialResponsibility: introduction to the idea and arguments about its appropriate scope;
Leading contemporary macro and micro level themes and issues in the subject; Sustainability in its various meanings. Globalisation; ethical issues that relate to the financial sector, corruption in international business etc.
Stakeholder theory; the European Social Model and a comparison of North American, European and Asian perspectives on ethics in business
Leading approaches to moral philosophy which are of relevance to discussions in Business Ethics; comparison of their contrasting implications in relation to selected controversial issues.