CHAPTER 5

Ethics Educators in Generation Y Classrooms

Kemi Ogunyemi

Lagos Business School

New Vistas: Ethics Education for Millennials

While basic moral principles are perennial, novel ethical challenges are thrown up in every generation, since new practices and new ways of living bring up new moral questions. Many of the issues in the 21st century were unimaginable in years gone by. Thus, for example, web privacy issues, ecommerce, technology in the workplace, e-deception, and so on, have affected relationships among people and widened the scope for potential good as well as potential harm. At the same time, globalization has increased the reach of the impact of unethical actions.

Acting in these new spaces are a new people—the millennials. ...

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