Dimensions of Teaching Business Ethics in Asia

Dimensions of Teaching Business Ethics in Asia

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A growing number of higher education institutions in Asia are now integrating ethics courses in their curricula. But the challenge remains to develop courses that can effectively reach their objectives, and to create and use teaching materials appropriate to the particular profile of the students and executives in different regions and cultures. In this context, enhancing awareness for ethical dilemmas, proposing frameworks and models to help managers handle difficult choices and demanding decisions - while not being moralistic and imposing values - , and presenting alternative approaches through recent and relevant cases are the main objectives of this book. It examines teaching methods, learning tools and pedagogical methods effective in the teaching of ethics within the particular context of the rich diversity of Asian cultures, and discusses ethics courses curricula, aiming at developing the capacity to deal with a number of issues such as corruption, intellectual property protection, whistle blowing and consumer rights. The relevance and limits of Asian philosophical and spiritual traditions and how their underlying values can be a meaningful aspect in the teaching of ethics to managers and business leaders are explored, as are the benefits and limits of corporate codes of conduct and ways to enhance their effectiveness. A similar approach is taken to the introduction of a€œoathsa€ and a€œethics pledgesa€ among business students, which has been promoted in some business schools.court for an undisclosed amount of money, but given the embarrassment it caused Toyota, and the prominence of the executives involved, ... Could this incident have been prevented by appropriate stipulations in a corporate code of ethics?

Title:Dimensions of Teaching Business Ethics in Asia
Author:Stephan Rothlin, Parissa Haghirian
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-04-15


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