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Business Ethics: How to Create an Ethical Organization

Learn the 90 best practices for how to design ethical businesses and manage ethical organizations of high integrity.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 50m
Language: English
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This Business Ethics course teaches managers, business leaders and corporate trainers how to design ethical organizations and manage organizations of high integrity. You will learn the 90 best practices for hiring ethical people, implementing codes of ethics, ethical decision making, ethics training, respecting employee diversity, ethics reporting systems, ethical leadership, engaging and empowering ethical employees, environmental management and community outreach. Assessment tools are provided to analyze the ethical performance of your organization.

You will learn

✓ Describe best practices for screening job candidates for ethics.
✓ Utilize best practices for managing ethics codes.
✓ Use a systematic ethics decision-making framework to arrive at moral conclusions.
✓ Conduct ethics and diversity training workshops.
✓ Create an ethical reporting system.
✓ Integrate best practices for ethical leadership into the organization.
✓ Integrate ethics into work goals and performance appraisals.
✓ Engage and empower employees.
✓ Develop an Environmental Management system plan.
✓ Align community outreach with the organization’s mission and assets.


• A desire to learn about how to incorporate good ethics on an organizational level

This course is for

• Managers, Corporate Trainers, Organizational Leaders

Denis Collins is Professor of Business at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin, where he teaches classes in management and business ethics. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. He has published six books and numerous articles. His latest books –Business Ethics: How to Design and Manage Ethical Organizations (2011: John Wiley & Sons), and Essentials in Business Ethics: Creating an Organization of High Integrity and Superior Performance (2009: John Wiley & Sons) – provide practical “how-to” examples and best practices for improving an organization’s ethical performance. He has conducted hundreds of business ethics workshops, talks, and consulting projects.
Denis currently serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Business Ethics and Journal of Academic Ethics, and has served on the board of governance for several professional organizations, as well as Edgewood College’s Board of Trustees. He is the recipient of the 2011 Samuel Mazzuchelli Medallion for empowering others, 2010 MBA Outstanding Faculty Award and the 2009 Estervig-Beaubien Outstanding Professor Award, School of Business, Edgewood College, for excellence in Teaching and Mentoring. Three times he was voted the outstanding MBA faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Business Week’s survey of alumni. Professor Collins was a finalist for the Academy of Management’s Distinguished Educator Award.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 50m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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