Chapter Summaries

Chapter 1: Teaching Ethics Across the Management Curriculum

Management graduates need to have personal values and virtues to guide their work and behavior in order to direct the world of business in such a way as to steer clear of causing harm to others and to create value that enables and enriches the common good. They need to be able to build organizations that are ethical and responsible and therefore sustainable. This introductory chapter discusses the need to train future business managers and leaders to apply ethical reasoning in the different business situations in which they find themselves: dealing with issues raised by human resource management, management accounting, operations management, organizational politics, ...

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