What is Business Ethics and Why is it Important
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What is Business Ethics and Why is it Important

Discover The Benefits of Business Ethics & How To Create An Ethical Program
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Created by Adam Karsh
Last updated 8/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 30 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the meaning of ethics.
  • Identify the benefits of ethics.
  • Build strategies to implement ethics in business
  • Understand business & social responsibility
  • Recognize ethical and unethical behavior.
  • Learn ethical decision making and leadership integrity
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Requirements
  • A basic knowledge of business and the corporate culture in organizations is beneficial but not essential.
Description

An organization's ethical practices will be reflected in its reputation. Solid business ethics are a must for the long-term success of any company. Implementing an ethical program will foster a successful corporate culture and increase business revenue. Creating a Business Ethics program is time consuming, but having one will do more than benefit the business, it will positively impact lives.

A business's ethics will have an influence on all levels of its operations. It will influence all who deal with the business including customers, employees, vendors, competitors, etc. All of these groups will have an impact on the way an organization's ethics are established. It is a mutual influence, which makes understanding ethics a worthwhile effort in doing business today. Ethics are extremely important, as news can now spread faster and farther than ever before due to modern technology and social media.

Who is the target audience?
  • Due to the universal nature of ethics, this subject can benefit employees and business owners alike.
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Curriculum For This Course
23 Lectures
01:24:04
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First Things First
4 Lectures 49:24

Module One: Getting Started

  • Workshop Objectives
Preview 01:20

Business Ethics ENRON Case Study
44:38

Module Two: What is Ethics?

  • What is Business Ethics
  • 10 Benefits of Managing Ethics
  • Case Study
Preview 02:48

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Applications of Business Ethics
18 Lectures 31:00

Module Three: Implementing Ethics in the Workplace

  • Benefits
  • Guidelines for Managing Ethics in the Workplace
  • Roles and Responsibilities
Preview 03:05

Case study for Module 3
00:34

Module Four: Employer / Employee Rights

  • Privacy Policies
  • Harassment Issues
  • Technology
Employer / Employee Rights
04:20

Case study for Module 4
00:39

Module Five: Business and Social Responsibilities

  • Identifying Types of Responsibilities
  • Case Study
  • Handling Conflicting Social and Business Responsibilities
  • Case Study
Business and Social Responsibilities
02:43

Case study for Module 5
00:37

Module Six: Ethical Decisions

  • The Basics
  • Balancing Personal and Organizational Ethics
  • Common Dilemmas
  • Making Ethical Decisions
  • Overcoming Obstacles
Ethical Decisions
04:15

Case study for Module 6
00:36

Module Seven: Whistle Blowing

  • Criteria and Risk
  • The Process
  • When You Should "Blow the Whistle"
Whistle Blowing
02:23

Case study for Module 7
00:40

Module Eight: Managerial Ethics

  • Ethical Management
  • Identifying the Characteristics
  • Ensuring Ethical Behavior
Managerial Ethics
01:50

Case study for Module 8
00:39

Module Nine: Unethical Behavior

  • Recognize and Identify
  • Preventing
  • Addressing
  • Interventions
Unethical Behavior
02:32

Case study for Module 9
00:36

Module Ten: Ethics in Business (I)

  • Organization Basics
  • Addressing the Needs
  • Ethical Principles
Ethics in Business (I)
02:03

Case study for Module 10
00:32

Module Eleven: Ethics in Business (II)

  • Ethical Safeguards
  • Developing a Code of Ethics
  • Performing an Internal Ethics Audit
  • Upholding the Ethics Program
Preview 02:17

Case study for Module 11
00:39
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Bonus Videos & Case Studies
1 Lecture 03:40
Bonus Video 1 - Business Ethics In USA
03:40
About the Instructor
Adam Karsh
4.1 Average rating
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15,596 Students
54 Courses
Qualified Psychologist | Personal Development Coach

Adam Karsh is a qualified psychologist. Before he changed career to psychology and personal development Adam worked for 10 years training and coaching employees in some of the largest global financial institutions in the world. His mission is to deliver maximum learning value to students interested in improving or acquiring key soft skills such as communication, leadership, management, productivity, emotional intelligence, well-being, problem solving, creativity, conflict resolution and other intangible skills.