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Management Of Human Resources Essay

4128 words - 17 pages

UNIVERSITY OF WALES: TRINITY SAINT DAVID
PRIFYSGOL CYMRU: Y DRINDOD DEWI SANT

School of Business, Finance and Management
Ysgol Busnes, Cyllid a Rheolaeth

Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
SBUS6003
October 2015 – Term 5
February 2016 – Term 6

SBUS6003 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

MODULE CODE:
TITLE:
DATED:

SBUS6003
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
02/06/2011

LEVEL:
CREDITS:

6
20

TEACHING METHODS:

Lectures
Workshops
Independent Study

JACS CODE:

N200

8%
16%
76%

AIM(S)
• To introduce students to the particular problems and opportunities experienced in

adopting or ignoring corporate social responsibility.
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• Operations management for sustainable production, energy and resource use and value

chain analysis and operational process.
• Sustainable consumption, the modern consumer and its impact on society and the wider

environment.
• Systems of legal regulatory, environmental and social norms and standards, the triple

bottom line and how organisations report sustainability.

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SBUS6003 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
• Corporate Social Responsibility; definitions, in practice, organisations responsibilities,

governance and management of externality.
• The business as a multipurpose entity and stakeholder concept. General stakeholder

spheres of influence, expectations and conflict and management action.
• Business Strategy to incorporate sustainable practice and environmental management

systems such as EMAS and ISO14001.
• Normative and contemporary ethical theories such as egoism, utilitarianism, deontology,

virtue ethics, feminist ethics and postmodernism.
ASSESSMENT
Essay (3,000) words.

50%

Example: The contribution of sustainable business practices in combating climate change.
Investigation (3.000 words)

50%

Example – Press release relating to an organisation’s interpretation of business ethics and
management of corporate social responsibility.
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Essential
Crane, A., Matten, D. (2010) Business Ethics, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Recommended
Bakan, J. (2005) The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, London:
Constable,
Blowfield, M., Murry, A. (2011) Corporate Social Responsibility a critical introduction, New York,
Oxford.
Campbell, R., Kitson, A. (2007) The Ethical Organisation, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.
Carroll, A,B. (2011) Business and Society: Ethics and Stakeholder Management, Australia;
London: South-Western/Thompson Learning.
Grayson, D., Hodges, A. (2004), Corporate Social Opportunity!: Seven Steps to Make Corporate
Social Responsibility Work for Your Business, Sheffield: Greenleaf Publishing Ltd.
Harvard Business Review on Corporate Responsibility, Boston, MA: Harvard Business School
Press, 2003.
Henriques, A., Richardson, J. (2004) The Triple Bottom Line: Does It All Add Up?: Assessing the
Sustainability of Business and CSR, London: Earthscan.
Hopkins, M. (2003) The Planetary Bargain: Corporate Social Responsibility Matters, London;
Sterling, VA: Earthscan.
Klein, N. (2000) No Logo, London: Flamingo.
Sadler, P. (2002) Building Tomorrow’s Company: A guide to sustainable business success.
London: Kogan-Page.
Schaltegger, S., Buritt, R., Petersen, H. (2003) An Introduction to Corporate Environmental
Management, Sheffield: Greenleaf Publishing.
Winsemius, P., Guntram, U. (2001) A Thousand Shades of Green: Sustainable Strategies for
Competitive Advantage, London: Earthscan.
Journals
Greener Management International: The Journal of Corporate Environmental Strategy and Practice
The Academy of Management...

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