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Lovely Professional University, Punjab

Course Code

Course Title

Course Planner

MGN645

BUSINESS ETHICS AND CORPORATE SOCIAL


RESPONSIBILITY
Courses with conceptual focus

17675::Dharmendra Singh

Course Category

Lectures

Tutorials Practicals Credits

2.0

0.0

0.0

2.0

TextBooks
Sr No

Title

Author

T-1

BUSINESS ETHICS AND VALUE


SYSTEMS

Edition

Year

Publisher Name

H. C. MRUTHYUNJAYA 1st

2013

PHI LEARNING PRIVATE LIMITED

Reference Books
Sr No

Title

Author

Edition

Year

Publisher Name

R-1

BUSINESS ETHICS: CONCEPTS


AND CASES

WEISS. W. JOSEPH

1st

2009

CENGAGE LEARNING

R-2

ETHICS AND INDIAN VALUES


SYSTEM (TEXT AND CASES)

A.SINGH

1st

2011

HIMALAYA PUBLISHING HOUSE, DELHI

R-3

BUSINESS ETHICS

VELASQUEZ MANUEL

6th

R-4

BUSINESS ETHICS AND


CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

B N GHOSH

1st

PRENTICE HALL OF INDIA


2011

TATA MCGRAW - HILL EDUCATION

Other Reading
Sr No

Journals articles as Compulsary reading (specific articles, complete reference)

OR-1

Alasdair MacIntyre, several works: A Short History of Ethics. 2nd Ed. Notre Dame: Notre Dame University, 1998 ,

OR-2

Charles Taylor, The Ethics of Authenticity. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1991 ,

OR-3

Steven R. Nish, Good Ideas for Creating a More Ethical and Effective Workplace, Bloomington: Unlimited/Los Angeles: Josephson Institute of Ethics, 2005. Ideas
and strategies. ,

OR-4

Arthur F. Holmes, Ethics: Approaching Moral Decisions. 2nd ed ,

Relevant Websites
Sr No

(Web address) (only if relevant to the course)

Salient Features

RW-1

martinkornberger.com/includes/07ethics_as_practice.PDF

Business Ethics as Practice - Martin Kornberger

RW-2

http://link.springer.com/journal/10551

Journal of Business Ethics

RW-3

ejbo.jyu.fi/pdf/ejbo_vol15_no1.pdf

Electronic Journal of Business Ethics and Organization Studies

RW-4

www.accci.com.au/Cohen%20Paper.pdf

Good Ethics is Good Business

RW-5

www.ijsrp.org/research_paper_jan2012/ijsrp-jan-2012-46.pdf

Business Ethics

RW-6

http://www.usna.edu/Ethics/_files/documents/Corpsman.pdf

A Case Study for Ethical Leadership Decision Making The Corpsman

RW-7

http://www.webguru.neu.edu/professionalism/case-studies/honestys-always-best-policy Honesty's Always the Best Policy

RW-8

http://www.webguru.neu.edu/professionalism/case-studies/sometimes-silence-golden

Case: Sometimes Silence is Golden

RW-9

http://www.businessethics.ca/cases/wb-env1.html

Whistleblowing & the Environment: the Case of Avco Environmental

RW-10

http://www.businessethics.ca/cases/pollutersdilemma1.html

The Polluter's Dilemma

RW-11

http://www.businessethics.ca/cases/ehealth-and-cgt.html

Case: e-Health and Commercial Genetic Testing

RW-12

http://wpweb2.tepper.cmu.edu/ethics/AA/mgmt02-case.pdf

Case Study on Corporate Social Responsibility

RW-13

http://www.cpaaustralia.com.au/documents/Corporate-governance-case-studies.pdf

Corporate Governance Case Studies

RW-14

http://www.utrechtlawreview.org/index.php/ulr/article/viewFile/URN%3ANBN
%3ANL%3AUI%3A10-1-112903/203

Case Studies on Corporate Social Responsibility

RW-15

http://caseplace.org/d.asp?d=275

Case study on Coca Cola India

RW-16

http://caseplace.org/d.asp?d=2812

Sarbanes-Oxley Act: What Has it Wrought?

RW-17

http://caseplace.org/d.asp?d=2210

Corporate Reform in the United States

RW-18

http://www.casestudyinc.com/tesco-csr-case-study

CSR Initiatives at Tesco

RW-19

http://ibscdc.org/Free%20Cases/Creating%20Six-Sigma%20Standards%20p1.htm

Flour Corp's Business Ethics Practices: Creating Six Sigma Standards in


Staying Corruption-Free

RW-20

http://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/cb/web/product_detail.seam;jsessionid=C6C870EA5527CF5 Manfold Toy Company: Corporate Governance and Ethics for Directors
90B64D0E548FBEB0F?E=67873&R=HKU737-PDF-ENG&conversationId=1070825 and Professionals

RW-21

http://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/cb/web/product_detail.seam;jsessionid=C6C870EA5527CF5 Becton Dickinson: Ethics and Business Practices


90B64D0E548FBEB0F?E=23826&R=399055-PDF-ENG&conversationId=1070825

RW-22

http://businesscasestudies.co.uk/tata-steel/business-ethics-and-sustainability-in-thesteel-industry/introduction.html#axzz37h7eB100

Business Ethics and Sustainability in Steel Industry: Tata Steel Case


Study

RW-23

http://businesscasestudies.co.uk/cadbury-schweppes/ethical-business-practices/theimportance-of-ethics-in-business.html#axzz37h7eB100

Ethical business practices: A Cadbury Schweppes case study

RW-24

http://businesscasestudies.co.uk/vodafone/developing-and-implementing-a-strategicapproach-to-ethics/the-external-environment.html#axzz37h7eB100

Developing and implementing a strategic approach to ethics A Vodafone


case study

RW-25

http://businesscasestudies.co.uk/ca/implementing-codes-ofconduct/introduction.html#axzz37h7eB100

Implementing Codes of Conduct: A C and A case study

LTP week distribution: (LTP Weeks)

Detailed Plan For Lectures

Weeks before MTE

Weeks After MTE

Spill Over

Week
Lecture
Number Number

Broad Topic(Sub Topic)

Week 1

Lecture 1

Perspectives of Business
Ethics(Business Ethics and
Global Perspectives)

T-1:Chapter 01 and
03

RW-21

Introduction to Business Students will learn


Case Based
Ethics and its Evolution about Business Ethics Discussion
and different views
about it

Discuss Highly
Ethical
Organizations

Lecture 2

Perspectives of Business
Ethics(Views of Different
Schools of Thought)

T-1:Chapter 01 and
03

RW-7

Introduction to Business Students will learn


Case based
Ethics and its Evolution about Business Ethics discussion
and different views
about it

Discuss why
ethics is
important

Lecture 3

Perspectives of Business
Ethics(Business Ethics and
Laws)

T-1:Chapter 3

RW-16

L3: Introduction to
Business Ethics and
Law Abidance
L4:Absolute Ethical
Security and SarbanesOxley Act

Students will learn


the laws related to
Business Ethics

Presentation and
Case study
discussion

Real-World
Examples of
Bad Business
Ethics
http://www.brig
hthub.com/offic
e/entrepreneurs/
articles/115557
.aspx

Lecture 4

Perspectives of Business
Ethics(Business Ethics and
Laws)

T-1:Chapter 3

RW-16

L3: Introduction to
Business Ethics and
Law Abidance
L4:Absolute Ethical
Security and SarbanesOxley Act

Students will learn


the laws related to
Business Ethics

Presentation and
Case study
discussion

Real-World
Examples of
Bad Business
Ethics
http://www.brig
hthub.com/offic
e/entrepreneurs/
articles/115557
.aspx

Lecture 5

Ethical Theories and Ethical


Decision Process
(Contemporary Ethical
Theories)

T-1:Chapter 7

OR-1
OR-2
RW-4
RW-5

Introduction to
Contemporary Ethical
Theories

Students will learn


Contemporary
Ethical Theories

Presentation and
Discussion

Lecture 6

Ethical Theories and Ethical


Decision Process(Social
Contract Theory)

T-1:Chapter 7

Introduction to Social
Contract Theory and
Moral Development
Theories

Students will learn


Presentation and
about the Social
Discussion
Contract Theory and
Moral Development
Theories

Week 2

Week 3

Chapters/Sections of Other Readings,


Text/reference
Relevant Websites,
books
Audio Visual Aids,
software and Virtual
Labs

Lecture Description

Learning Outcomes Pedagogical Tool Live Examples


Demonstration/
Case Study /
Images /
animation / ppt
etc. Planned

Week 4

Lecture 7

Lecture 8

Week 5

Ethical Theories and Ethical


Decision Process(Ethical
Decision Process)

Ethical Theories and Ethical


Decision Process(Ethical
Decision Process)

Lecture 10 Ethical Theories and Ethical


Decision Process(Ethical
Decision Process)

Lecture 9

Ethical Theories and Ethical


Decision Process(Ethical
Decision Process)

T-1:Chapter 8

T-1:Chapter 8

T-1:Chapter 8

T-1:Chapter 8

RW-6
RW-10

RW-6
RW-10

RW-6
RW-10

RW-6
RW-10

Lecture 7: Discussion on
Ethical Decision Process
Lecture 8: An Ethical
Route, Micro and Macro
Ethical Decision
Supporters
Lecture 9: Ethical Issues
of Decision Making
Process
Lecture 10: Ethical
Dilemma and Principle
of Ethical Selectivity

Students will learn


Ethical Decision
Process and its
challenges

Case Based
Discussion

Lecture 7: Discussion on
Ethical Decision Process
Lecture 8: An Ethical
Route, Micro and Macro
Ethical Decision
Supporters
Lecture 9: Ethical Issues
of Decision Making
Process
Lecture 10: Ethical
Dilemma and Principle
of Ethical Selectivity

Students will learn


Ethical Decision
Process and its
challenges

Case Based
Discussion

Lecture 7: Discussion on
Ethical Decision Process
Lecture 8: An Ethical
Route, Micro and Macro
Ethical Decision
Supporters
Lecture 9: Ethical Issues
of Decision Making
Process
Lecture 10: Ethical
Dilemma and Principle
of Ethical Selectivity

Students will learn


Ethical Decision
Process and its
challenges

Case Based
Discussion

Lecture 7: Discussion on
Ethical Decision Process
Lecture 8: An Ethical
Route, Micro and Macro
Ethical Decision
Supporters
Lecture 9: Ethical Issues
of Decision Making
Process
Lecture 10: Ethical
Dilemma and Principle
of Ethical Selectivity

Students will learn


Ethical Decision
Process and its
challenges

Case Based
Discussion

Discuss the
Article:
http://greatergoo
d.berkeley.edu/a
rticle/item/right_
and_wrong_in_t
he_real_world

Discuss the
Article:
http://greatergoo
d.berkeley.edu/a
rticle/item/right_
and_wrong_in_t
he_real_world

Discuss the
Article:
http://greatergoo
d.berkeley.edu/a
rticle/item/right_
and_wrong_in_t
he_real_world

Discuss the
Article:
http://greatergoo
d.berkeley.edu/a
rticle/item/right_
and_wrong_in_t
he_real_world

Week 6

Week 7

Week 8

Lecture 11 Development and Evolution


of Corruption(Concept of
Corruption)

T-1:Chapter 4

RW-19

L11: Introduction to
Corruption
L12: Forces behind
corruption

Students will learn


the development of
corruption

Case based
discussion

Discuss
examples of
corruption in
government
oreganizations

Lecture 12 Development and Evolution


of Corruption(Concept of
Corruption)

T-1:Chapter 4

RW-19

L11: Introduction to
Corruption
L12: Forces behind
corruption

Students will learn


the development of
corruption

Case based
discussion

Discuss
examples of
corruption in
government
oreganizations

Lecture 13 Development and Evolution


of Corruption(Why people
succumb to corruption)

T-1:Chapter 4

Lecture 14 Development and Evolution


of Corruption(Why
corporates succumb to
corruption)

T-1:Chapter 5

Lecture 15 Development and Evolution


of Corruption(Why
corporates succumb to
corruption)

Lecture 16 Development and Evolution


of Corruption(Manifestation
of Corrupt Practices)

Introduction to
Students will learn
Presentation and
Corruption forces,
why people succumb discussion
corruption tree,
to corruption
Germination of Corrupt
thoughts, roots of
corruption

Discuss relevant
news related to
corruption

RW-15
RW-16
RW-17

L14: Discussion on why


corporates succumb to
corruption
L15: Driving forces
responsible for unethical
practices

Students will learn


Presentation and
about the driving
discussion
forces responsible for
unethical practices

Find and discuss


some corporates
which succumb
to corrupt
practices

T-1:Chapter 5

RW-15
RW-16
RW-17

L14: Discussion on why


corporates succumb to
corruption
L15: Driving forces
responsible for unethical
practices

Students will learn


Presentation and
about the driving
discussion
forces responsible for
unethical practices

Find and discuss


some corporates
which succumb
to corrupt
practices

T-1:Chapter 6

RW-1
RW-3
RW-11
RW-18
RW-21

Discussion on
economic, social, legal
and cultural offence

Students will learn


Presentation and
about various offence discussion

Discuss
examples of
various offence

MID-TERM
Week 9

Lecture 17 Corporate Social


Responsibility and Value
Systems(Concept of
Corporate Social
Responsibility)

R-4:Chapter 17

Lecture 18 Corporate Social


Responsibility and Value
Systems(Models of
Corporate Social
Responsibility)

R-4:Chapter 17

RW-12
RW-14
RW-18

Introduction to
Corporate Social
Responsibility

Students will learn


about CSR, CSR
principles and
strategies

Case based
discussion

Intoduction to various
Models of CSR

Students will learn


about various CSR
models

Presentation and
Discussion

Discuss the CSR


Model of ITC

Week 10 Lecture 19 Corporate Social


Responsibility and Value
Systems(CSR: The Indian
Perspective)

R-4:Chapter 17 and
18

Introduction to CSR in
India

Students will learn


Presentation and
about the importance Discussion
of CSR in India

Case Study:
Hindustan
Construction
Company Strategic
Corporate Social
Responsibility

Lecture 20 Corporate Social


Responsibility and Value
Systems(Concern for the
Environment)

T-1:Chapter 17

RW-9

Introduction to Value
Students will learn
Systems and concern for about value systems
the environment

Case Based
Discussion

Corporate Social
Responsibility and Value
Systems(Value Systems)

T-1:Chapter 17

RW-9

Introduction to Value
Students will learn
Systems and concern for about value systems
the environment

Case Based
Discussion

Week 11 Lecture 21 Corporate Governance


(History and Evolution of
Corporate Governance in
India)

T-1:Chapter 16
R-4:Chapter 18

RW-13

Introduction to
Corporate Governance
and its history and
components

Students will learn


about Corporate
Governance, it's
history and
components

Case Based
Discussion

Discuss
Corporate
Governance
case of Satyam

Corporate Governance(Key
Components of Corporate
Governance)

T-1:Chapter 16
R-4:Chapter 18

RW-20

Introduction to
Corporate Governance
and its history and
components

Students will learn


about Corporate
Governance, it's
history and
components

Case Based
Discussion

Toyota an
Example of
Good Corporate
Governance

Lecture 22 Corporate Governance


(Building Operation
Integrity and Transparency)

T-1:Chapter 16

Week 12 Lecture 23 Corporate Governance


(Models of Corporate
Governance)

R-4:Chapter 19

Introduction to building Students will learn


operation integrity and how to build
transparency
operation integrity
and transparency
RW-13
RW-20

Lecture 24
Week 13 Lecture 25 Corporate Governance
(Contemporary Issues in
Corporate Governance in
India)
Lecture 26 Professional Ethics(Model
Ethical Codes)

Introduction to various
models of Corporate
Governance

Presentation

Students will learn


Presentation
about various models
of Corporate
Governance

Test,Case study,Written
Report3
R-4:Chapter 18

T-1:Chapter 10

RW-25

Discussion on various
contemporary issues in
Corporate Governance
in India

Students will learn


about various
contemporary issues
in Corporate
Governance in India

Case Based
Discussion

L26: Introduction to
model ethical codes,
L27: Designing ethical
guidelines and the need
for professional ethics

Students will learn


Case Based
the basics and need Discussion
for Professional
Ethics. They will
learn to design ethical
guidelines and model
ethical codes.

Case Study:
Corporate
Governance
Failure at
Satyam

Week 14 Lecture 27 Professional Ethics(Model


Ethical Codes)

T-1:Chapter 10

RW-25

L26: Introduction to
model ethical codes,
L27: Designing ethical
guidelines and the need
for professional ethics

T-1:Chapter 10 and
19

RW-11
RW-19
RW-20
RW-21

Introduction to High
Students will learn
Case Based
Profile Ethical Collapses about ethical issues in Discussion
and corporate accidents organizations and
high profile cases of
ethical collapses

Week 15 Lecture 29 Professional Ethics(Ethics


and International Business)

R-4:Chapter 20

RW-24

L29: Introduction to role


of Ethics in International
Business
L30: Revision of entire
syllabus.

Students will learn


Case Based
about the role of
Discussion.
ethics in International
Business

Lecture 30 Professional Ethics(Ethics


and International Business)

R-4:Chapter 20

RW-24

L29: Introduction to role


of Ethics in International
Business
L30: Revision of entire
syllabus.

Students will learn


Case Based
about the role of
Discussion.
ethics in International
Business

Lecture 28 Professional Ethics(High


Profile Ethical Collapses)

Students will learn


Case Based
the basics and need Discussion
for Professional
Ethics. They will
learn to design ethical
guidelines and model
ethical codes.

SPILL OVER
Week 16 Lecture 31

Spill Over

Lecture 32

Spill Over

Scheme for CA:


Component

Frequency

Test,Case study,Written Report

Out Of
2

Each Marks Total Marks


3

Total :-

15

30

15

30

Details of Academic Task(s)


AT No.

Test1

Objective

To test the
understanding of
students

Topic of the Academic Task

Written Test

Nature of Academic Task


(group/individuals/field
work
Individual

Evaluation Mode

Allottment /
submission Week

Section A will
comprise of 5
Questions of 3
marks each. Section
B will consist of 5
Questions of 6
marks each

12 / 12

Case study1

Case Based
Presentation

Students will be given a case study in groups. They are required


to analyze the case in detail. It will be followed by a class
presentation and submission of a written report.

Group

Write up of case-15
Marks,
Presentation-30
Marks

2/5

Written Report1

To enhance the
analytical skills of
students.

Each student will find out unethical issues prevailing in society.


Cases of such practices will be discussed, analyzed and
recommendations to resolve those issues should be provided by
student in a written report.

Individual

15 marks for
collecting the
information and 30
marks for the
written report in
which 15 marks for
the analysis and 15
marks for
suggestion.

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