Hobart, Cradle Coast
Sound and effective management and leadership require not only financial, legal and technical expertise but also ethical competency. This unit provides a focus on managerial decision-making, and in particular introduces a series of frameworks for discerning what is right and wrong in important areas of business practice. Economic and Legal competency represents the ability to understand the fundamental requirements needed to run a successful business. Ethical competency compliments this understanding with additional abilities to: a) perceive the ethical implications of a situation, b) engage in sound ethical reasoning, and c) develop practical problem solving strategies. In this unit students will be exposed to a range of ethical perspectives, and explore how acting in a socially responsible manner may involve organisations moving beyond simple legal compliance.
|Unit name||Managerial Social Responsibility|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Tasmanian School of Business and Economics|
Dr Mark Wickham
Dr Mark Wickham
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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LO1: Describe theories and concepts of ethical reasoning
LO2: Use judgement to explain the ethical and legal issues of relevance to a business context
L03: Make evidence based decisions that are informed by ethical theories and legal reasoning
LO4: Communicate complex ethical and legal judgements in oral and written form
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2019: $1,369.00||2019: $2,611.00||089999|
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Any two intermediate level (level 200) units
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Weekly 2 hr workshop
Case analysis and presentation, peer review, live case analysis, take home exam
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