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Course Description

This course examines ethical issues and controversies concerning contemporary business practices and situates them within the broad intellectual framework of a free market society. Discussion will draw from such topics as: the concept of a market society, consumer sovereignty, utilitarian and contract models of business ethics, profit making and social responsibility, self-interest and altruism, the concept of business as a practice, mechanistic and organic conceptions of business, advertising, human rights, and conflicts of interest.

Notes

There will be an on-campus exam for the distance offering of this course; however, arrangements can be made for those students who live more than 100 km from the Ryerson campus. For more information, visit Off-Campus Exam FAQ.

 

 

Requisites

Antirequisites: ITM 407, ITM 734

Relevant Programs

  • Ethics : Electives – Group A (select 2), Electives – Group B (select 3 not previously taken in Electives – Group A)
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Course Sections

Class Number
5746
Type
LEC
Dates
Sep 09, 2019 to Dec 07, 2019
Delivery Options
Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $559.09 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1689
Type
LEC
Dates
May 04, 2020 to Jul 25, 2020
Delivery Options
Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $559.09 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information