University Of Houston-Victoria
Course Online Syllabus
|Department||BUSI||Course Number||6351||Section Number||23784|
|Name of Course||Business and Society|
|Name of Instructor||Cloninger,Peggy Ann|
This information may not constitute all course policies; students are responsible for all course requirements established by their instructors during the semester and all institutional policies as established in the UHV student handbook.
The syllabus for this course has not been submitted.
As a result of this course, students will
- Learn to prepare and present case analyses, and to respond to questions regarding the formulation and evaluation of alternatives, and the recommended course of action
- Explain corporate social responsibility and apply the concepts related to socially responsive management when analyzing business cases
- Understand different ethical approaches to decision making, and be able to apply different approaches when analyzing business cases
- Recognize the global issues and issues related to the political environment that businesses must manage, and apply these ideas when preparing business cases
- Comprehend the challenges technological change and issues of the natural environment pose for business, and be able to apply new approaches to prepare business responses
- Identify and explain issues related to corporate governance, and to consumer protection issues and trends, and to apply these ideas when analyzing business cases
Lawrence, A. T., & Weber, J., Business and Society: Stakeholders, Ethics, Public Policy,13th ed., ISBN 978-0-07-813715.
Readings and videos as assigned on the course schedule. Most readings are available free of charge in our electronic library. All videos are free and available online.
No additional readings have been recommended for this course.
List of Discussion/Lecture Topics
- Introduction to Business & Society
- Managing Stakeholders & Public Issues Responsibly
- Responsibility and Case Analysis
- Ethics and Ethical Reasoning & Individual Case Part 1 Due
- Ethical Climates and Corporate Programs
- The Corporation and Natural Environment
- MIDTERM WEEK. Online midterm in this course is Saturday 3/3/2012. Start between 1:00 p.m and 3:p.m.
- Technology, an Economic-Social Force
- Spring Break
- Global Corporate Citizenship
- Business-Government Relations
- Employees and Consumers
- Case Assignment Week. No new topics assigned.
- Stockholder Rights and Governance & Individual Case Part II due
- FINALS WEEK. Online Final in this course is Saturday 5/5/2011. Start between 1:00 p.m and 3:p.m.