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    • National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Management School The MBA Forum of “Making Ethical Business Decision” B.C. Huang & Max Chin2008/6/12 Executive Summary Welcome to the join the forum of “Making Ethical Business Decision”. Due to learning is the most valuable moving, we will first try our best to let this forum be a happy journey. Ethic in nothing with mystery, we will not frame business ethics in terms of Aristotle either. As matter of fact, learning about organizational ethics can actually be fun, therefore, we will discuss in this forum about what will be expected of us at General Electric, Bank of America, Formosa, and corporations worldwide, and straight talk about how to manage it responsively, especial when in the period of ethical dilemmas. This forum was developed for the MBA and executive programs of NTUST Management School, and will be relied heavily on the case method of instruction, in which we will jointly analyze, discuss, and learn the fundamentals of what managers do and should do in the world of corporate management; how can they measure ethics, make ethical decisions, and organize their social conducts. Learning Objectives An understanding of ethics is critical to all of us because good ethics represents the very essence of a civilized society, and after finishing this course, all members are been hoped be able to: Understand what’s ethic, and how to make ethical business decisions in the world of corporate management; Understand the difference between an ethical dilemma, a value in conflict, and a defining moment; Assess what to do when something goes wrong, and how to prevent that from happening. Articulate constructive theory and practice as a resource for resolving moral mazes and ethical conflicts. huang.prof@gamil.com 1
    • National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Management School The Topics To Be Taught and Discussed Chapter Main Topics Notes Introduction of Business Straight Talk Managing Business Ethics: Where We’re Going and In-Class Exercise: “Work Ethic” Ethics Why Question Why Be Ethical? Why Bother? Who Cares? The Normative What’s Happening to Common Ethical Problems Homework Exercise: Create a Foundations of Business Deciding What’s Right: From Prescriptive and Psychological “Work Ethic Question” Approach Ethics and the Managing Ethical Problems of Managers Case Study: Sears, Roebuck, and In Business, Ethics is About Behavior Co: The Auto Center Scandal Moral Mazes: The World of Corporate Management Bureaucratic Ethic and Social Structure of Management Work Notes: Provisional Language Rules Ideological Construction in Corporate Social Structure Bureaucracy and Managerial Work Ethics and the Ethical Problems of Organizations Case Study: Tylenol’s Rebound Organization Ethics as Organizational Culture Case Study AIDS and Life-Saving Medicine: Responsibilities Case Study: Behind the Profitability of Big Pharma Essay Former Tyco Executive are Charged Ethics and Coruption Model Ethics Program Creating an Ethical Organizational culture Case: What’s Wrong With This Structuring Ethics Management Pictures Essay Information Technology in Organizations: Emerging Issues in Essay: Virtual Morality: A New huang.prof@gamil.com 2
    • National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Management School Ethics and Policy Workplace Quandary Privacy, Ethics, and Technology Multinationals The Ethical Wealth of Nations Case: The Shell Oil in Nigeria The Great Non-Debate over International Sweatshops Leadership Ethics: Take it From the Top Visionary’s Dream Led to Risky Business Case Study Everything Old is New Again Case: Enron, and World Com Corporate Obligations and Responsibilities Advice From Executives Develop Clear Guiding Principles Send Messages through Rules, Rewards, and Sanctions Things to Consider All content will be post in school’s web chapter by chapter in one week advance, it’s better for students to read before joining the class; The chapter might be changed in case of something new happenings, and which is worthy to be discussed accordingly; The students will be requested to write two papers, one in middle, and other in final semester, in form of power-point by group, and everyone will be strongly suggested to present in each group discussion.. Keeping silence is the worse of learning; each student is endorsed with the right to express his or her opinion in any moment of doubt. Suggested Reading 1. Linda K. Trevino, Katherine A. Nelson, Managing Business Ethics: Straight Talk About How To Do It Right, John Wiley & Sons, 1995. 2. Joseph L. Badaracco, Mary C. Gentile, Making Ethic Business Decision, Harvard Business School, 1998. 3. Robert Jackall, Moral Mazes: The World of Corporate Management, Oxford University Press, 1989. huang.prof@gamil.com 3