Sound and effective management and leadership require not only financial and technical expertise but also ethical competency. This unit provides a focus on ethical decision-making, and in particular introduces a series of frameworks for discerning what is right and wrong in important areas of business practice. Ethical competency is the ability to, a) perceive the ethical implications of a situation, b) engage in sound ethical reasoning, and c) develop practical problem solving strategies.
|Unit name||Managerial Social Responsibility|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Coordinator||Doctor Mark Wickham|
|Teaching staff||Doctor Albert Amankwaa|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania and Third Party ()|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hong Kong Universal Ed||Semester 1||On-Campus||International|
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Accelerated Study Period 1||31/1/2022||23/2/2022||17/3/2022||1/5/2022|
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- Describe theories and concepts of ethical reasoning.
- Use judgement to explain the ethical issues of relevance to a business context.
- Make evidence-based decisions that are informed by ethical reasoning.
- Demonstrate team-based communication of complex ethical analysis and judgements.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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Prerequisites1 x introductory level, or higher, unit
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:BMA350, BMA391-A, BMA291-A, BAA310
|Assessment||Capstone Assignment (50%)|Case analysis (10%)|Peer evaluations x 3 (15%)|Written report (25%)|
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