BA7402 – Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance Notes
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UNIT I INTRODUCTION 9
Definition & nature Business ethics, Characteristics, Ethical theories; Causes of unethical behavior; Ethical abuses; Work ethics; Code of conduct; Public good.
UNIT II ETHICS THEORY AND BEYOND 9
Management of Ethics -Ethics analysis [ Hosmer model ]; Ethical dilemma; Ethics in practice-ethics for managers; Role and function of ethical managers-Comparative ethical behaviour of managers; Code of ethics; Competitiveness, organizational size, profitability and ethics; Cost of ethics in Corporate ethics evaluation. Business and ecological / environmental issues in the Indian context and case studies.
UNIT III LEGAL ASPECTS OF ETHICS 9
Political –legal environment; Provisions of the Indian constitution pertaining to Business; Political setup – major characteristics and their implications for business; Prominent features of MRTP & FERA. Social – cultural environment and their impact on business operations, Salient features of Indian culture and values.
UNIT IV ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS 9
Economic Environment; Philosophy of economic grow and its implications for business, Main features of Economic Planning with respect to business; Industrial policy and framework of government contract over Business; Role of chamber of commerce and confederation of Indian Industries.
UNIT V CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND GOVERNANCE 9
Definition-Evolution-Need for CSR; Theoretical perspectives; Corporate citizenship; Business practices; Strategies for CSR; Challenges and implementation; Evolution of corporate governance; Governance practices and regulation; Structure and development of boards; Role of capital market and government; Governance ratings; Future of governance-innovative practices; Case studies with lessons learnt.
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