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Handbook of Research on Teaching Ethics in Business and Management Education

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the Handbook of Research on Teaching Ethics in Business and Management Education is an examination of the inattention of business schools to moral education. This reference addresses lessons learned from the most recent business corruption scandals and financial crises, and also questions what we’re teaching now and what should be considered in educating future business leaders to cope with the challenges of leading with integrity in the global environment. The book is a comprehensive collection of research from experts in the field of business education and information ethics.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Introduction
    1. Chapter 1: Teaching Business Ethics in an Epoch of Catastrophes
    2. Chapter 9: Is It Ethical? A Multidimensional Approach to Facilitating Ethical Decision Making in Students
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. IS IT ETHICAL? A MULTIDIMENSIONAL APPROACH TO FACILITATING ETHICAL DECISION-MAKING IN STUDENTS
      3. WHEN TO TEACH ETHICS: SINGLE COURSE OR INTEGRATION?
      4. WHAT TO TEACH: THE USE OF ETHICAL FRAMEWORKS
      5. HOW TO TEACH: THE USE OF SCENARIOS AND CASES
      6. HOW TO TEACH: THE USE OF A SCALE OR INSTRUMENT
      7. OUR TEACHING EXPERIENCE
      8. KEYS FOR EFFECTIVE ETHICS INSTRUCTION
      9. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 2: Ethical and Cognitive Concepts in Management Education for Integrity
    1. Chapter 2: Reinventing Management Training
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. The Evolution of Modern Management Thought
      4. Managers Work in Relationship with People (and Their Spirits)
      5. Defining Spirituality: How It Impacts the Work of Managers
      6. A New Set of Critical Issues in Management Education Informed by Spirituality
      7. Summary of Four Overarching Spiritual Ideas and the Education Needed to Support Them
      8. Summary and Conclusion
    2. Chapter 3: Contemporary Application of Traditional Wisdom
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ETHICAL TRADITIONS: JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY, AND ISLAM
      4. A COMPARISON OF BUSINESS ETHICS FROM THE THREE TRADITIONS
      5. IMPLICATIONS
    3. Chapter 4: A Consciousness-Based Approach to Management Education for Integrity
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION: New Thinking in Management Education
      3. Background: Neuroscience and Morality
      4. AN APPROACH TO MANAGEMENT EDUCATION FOR BRAIN INTEGRATION
      5. The Brain Integration Scale
      6. Physiological and Psychological Effects of the Transcendental Meditation Technique
      7. The Transcendental Meditation Technique and Moral Development
      8. Research on Consciousness-Based Management Development
      9. Future Research Directions
      10. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 5: Developing Reflection on Values as a Foundation for a Business Career
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. APPROACHES TO ETHICAL BEHAVIOUR
      4. THE SOURCES OF OUR VALUES
      5. RESPONDING TO CHALLENGE
      6. LEARNING ABOUT ETHICAL BEHAVIOUR
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 6: Management Education for Developing Spiritual Integrity
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INTEGRITY AS AN ETERNAL TRUTH
      4. TEACHING OF INTEGRITY
      5. OUTCOMES FOR STUDENTS
      6. SPIRITUAL INTEGRITY AND MANAGEMENT
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
    6. Chapter 7: A Global Approach towards Teaching Ethics in International Business
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REVIEW OF CURRENT PRACTICE
      4. CONFUCIANISM
      5. GANDHI’S PHILOSOPHY
      6. ISLAMIC THEOCRACY
      7. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 8: Defining Integrity for Individuals and Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PERSONAL REFLECTIVE ETHICAL PERSPECTIVE (PREP MODEL)
      4. SUPPORTING AND REINFORCING PREP DEVELOPMENT: COURSE TOOLS
      5. Conclusion and Future Research Directions
  9. Section 3: New Approaches to Character Development
    1. Chapter 10: Management Ethics
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. WHY DEVIANT BEHAVIOR AND RULE BREAKING OCCUR
      5. Future Research Directions
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 11: Decision Aids for Business Ethics Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DECISION AIDS FOR CLASS USE
      4. DECISION AID FOR AUDITORS
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    3. Chapter 12: Raising Ethics and Integrity Awareness by Incentivizing Professionalism
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROFESSIONALISM: A CONCEPT WITH INTEGRITY AT ITS CENTER
      4. INCENTIVIZING PROFESSIONALISM: A RECOGNITION PROGRAM
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. APPENDIX
    4. Chapter 13: Developing Ethical Practice through Inquiry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND TO THE COURSE: ETHICAL KNOW-HOW
      4. Discipline of Noticing
      5. WHAT IS BEING NOTICED: THE GAPS BETWEEN ESPOUSED THEORY AND THEORY-IN-USE
      6. THE WORKSHOP PROCESS: ‘ACCOUNTING FOR’ ETHICAL DILEMMAS
      7. INQUIRY: THE STUDENT AS INQUIRER INTO A HUMAN SYSTEM
      8. Our Experiences
      9. Conclusion: Complex Ethical Dilemmas in the Classroom
  10. Section 4: Clarifying Good and Evil in Business Context
    1. Chapter 14: Showing Business Students How to Contribute to Organizational Cultures Grounded in Moral Character
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURES AND CHARACTER
      4. ELEMENTS OF A CULTURE OF CHARACTER
      5. CRAFTING A CULTURE OF CHARACTER
      6. ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE LEARNING CONTEXT FOR BUSINESS ETHICS
      7. STIMULATING ACTIVE LEARNING IN BUSINESS ETHICS COURSES
      8. DEBRIEFING THE EXPERIENCE
      9. FIRST EXAMPLE: DEBRIEFING AN UNDERGRADUATE CLASS
      10. SECOND EXAMPLE: A DISTANCE EDUCATION COURSE FOR EXECUTIVE MBA STUDENTS
      11. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 15: Hate Studies in Business
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EDUCATIONAL SETTING AND BACKGROUND
      4. OVERVIEW OF COURSE CONTENT
      5. LESSONS LEARNED
      6. CRITICISM
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. Appendix A: Sample Topics and Additional Reading List
      9. Appendix B: HAH Project Course of Action Outline
      10. Appendix C: Student Hope Against Hate Projects and Outcomes
    3. Chapter 16: Business Ethics, Strategy and Organizational Integrity
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FROM ETHICS TO INTEGRITY: PAINE’S CONCEPT OF STRATEGY “ETHICAL INTEGRITY”
      4. FROM STRATEGY TO INTEGRITY: MICHAEL JENSEN’S ECONOMIC CONCEPT OF INTEGRITY
      5. THE ETHICAL VIEW CONTRA THE ECONOMIC VIEW OF INTEGRITY: A VIRTUE OR A WORKABILITY CONCEPT OF INTEGRITY
      6. CONCLUSION: TOWARDS INTEGRITY AS GOOD CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP
    4. Chapter 17: A “Novel” Approach to the Moral Dimension of Leadership
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HOW IS ETHICS TAUGHT?
      4. THE MORAL DIMENSION OF LEADERSHIP
      5. THE NOVEL APPROACH
      6. NOVEL SUMMARY
      7. LEADERSHIP
      8. LEADERSHIP THEORY MAPPED TO ETHICAL DOMAINS
      9. VIRTUE BASED THEORIES
      10. CONDUCT BASED THEORIES
      11. DUTY (DEONTOLOGICAL)
      12. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 18: Research on Corporate Codes of Ethics and Its Application to University Honor Codes
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. Research on Corporate Ethical Codes and Ethics Training
      4. Research on University Honor Codes
      5. Corporate Codes of Ethics in Relation to Student Honor Codes
      6. Practical Implications and Future Research Directions
      7. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 19: Integrity as a Core Value in Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE ORGANIZATION AS A COMMUNITY
      4. THE PUBLIC GOOD AND DUTY
      5. UNREFLECTIVE DUTY
      6. ARGUMENT FOR AN ETHIC OF DUTY
      7. THE ROLE OF VIRTUE AND EUDEMONISM IN ORGANIZATIONAL ETHICS
      8. CHARACTER, PRACTICAL WISDOM AND MORAL JUDGMENT
      9. INTEGRATING DUTY, VALUES AND VIRTUES
      10. CONCLUSION
  11. Section 5: Modeling Ethical Values in Management Education
    1. Chapter 20: Rethinking Ethics Education in Business Schools in the Post-Financial Crisis Epoch
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ICELAND: THE FINANCIAL COLLAPSE OF 2008 AND THE ROLE OF ETHICS1
      4. MORAL CHARACTER, ETHICAL STANDARDS, AND THE ROLE OF EDUCATION
      5. BUSINESS EDUCATION IN ICELAND AND ITS FUTURE
      6. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    2. Chapter 21: Nurturing Integrity in Management Education with the Development of an Alternative Web of Metaphors
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INTEGRITY IN THE BUSINESS WORLD AND IN MANAGEMENT EDUCATION
      4. IMPACTS OF METAPHORS AND COGNITIVE FRAMES ON INTEGRITY
      5. OF WAR, HEALTH AND FOOD
      6. IMPLICATIONS OF THIS EXPERIMENT FOR A PRAXIS OF INTEGRITY
      7. DISCUSSION: PRAXIS OF INTEGRITY IN MANAGEMENT EDUCATION
      8. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 22: A Kaleidoscopic Approach to Teaching Ethical Dimensions of Leadership
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. STUDENTS’ BACKGROUND
      4. THE COURSE
      5. THE CONTENT: TEXTS AND SUPPLEMENTS
      6. STRUCTURE OF THE CLASS SESSIONS
    4. Chapter 23: Reflective Cycles and Reflexive Learning Principles
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OUR TEACHING CONTEXT
      4. An Intuitive and Experiential Learning Environment
      5. A Dynamic Learning Encounter: Cycles of Awareness and Understanding
      6. Emphasizing Core Ethical Themes
      7. Reflective and Reflexive Practice in Public Sector Ethics: Methods of Discourse and Engagement with Ethics.
      8. The Nature and Character of Ethical Experience: From Reflection to Expertise
    5. Chapter 24: Management Education for Integrity
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WHY STUDENTS CHEAT
      4. ECOSYSTEM OF AN ONLINE COURSE
      5. FACTORS OF ONLINE COURSE CLIMATE
      6. BEST PRACTICES
      7. CONCLUSION
  12. Section 6: Integrity in the Academic Context
    1. Chapter 25: Building a Culture of Integrity
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WHAT IS INTEGRITY?
      4. CULTURE AND SOCIALIZATION
      5. A PORTFOLIO APPROACH TO BUILDING A CULTURE OF INTEGRITY
      6. THE VALUE OF A BUSINESS SCHOOL CULTURE OF INTEGRITY
    2. Chapter 26: Understanding Plagiarism Behavior through Criterion Studies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. UNDERSTANDING PLAGIARISM BEHAVIOR THROUGH CRITERION STUDIES: PREDICTORS OF ACTUAL PLAGIARISM
      3. STUDY ONE: INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AND PLAGIARISM BEHAVIOR
      4. STUDY TWO: PLAGIARISM, ETHNICITY AND ACCULTURATION
      5. STUDY THREE: PLAGIARISM, INDIVIDUALISM AND COLLECTIVISM
      6. STUDY FOUR: PLAGIARISM, RELIGIOSITY AND SPIRITUALITY
      7. IMPLICATIONS AND DIRECTIONS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
    3. Chapter 27: Academic Dishonesty and Cheating
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CHEATING AND ACADEMICALLY DISHONEST BEHAVIORS
      4. DIMENSIONS/FACTORS OF ACADEMIC DISHONESTY
      5. DETECTING CHEATING AND ACADEMIC DISHONESTY
      6. ADDRESSING AND RESPONDING TO CHEATING
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 28: A Critical Assessment of the Oath Project
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A NOTE ON THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF THE OATH
      4. HIDDEN AGENDAS AND POOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT AS THE FIRST IMPEDIMENTS TO OATH SUCCESS
      5. CONCEPTUAL COMPLEXITIES AS THE SECOND IMPEDIMENT
      6. SELF-SABOTAGE AS THE THIRD IMPEDIMENT TO PROGRESS
      7. UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS AS THE FOURTH IMPEDIMENT
      8. ISOLATED CHANGE EFFORTS AS THE FIFTH MAIN IMPEDIMENT TO PROGRESS
      9. HOLISTICALLY CHANGING BUSINESS SCHOOLS
      10. PROTECT THE SPIRIT OF GREAT IDEAS
      11. OUTLOOK
    5. Chapter 29: Technological Approaches to Maintaining Academic Integrity in Management Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT
      4. ENABLING ACADEMIC INTEGRITY: WHAT CAN BE DONE?
      5. THE TECHNOLOGY CONNECTION
      6. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 30: Mainstreaming Corporate Social Responsibility at the Core of the Business School Curriculum
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAKING THE CASE FOR CSR INTEGRATION
      4. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR CSR MAINSTREAMING
      5. CHALLENGES FOR CSR MAINSTREAMING
      6. OPPORTUNITIES FOR CSR MAINSTREAMING
      7. THE PRME AS AN IMPORTANT CHANGE CATALYST
      8. PRACTICAL EXAMPLE OF CSR MAINSTREAMING: THE OLAYAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
    7. Chapter 31: Responsible Management Education in Practice
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. The Social Responsibility of Management Education
      4. Principles and Processes of the PRME
      5. Meanings and Values of the PRME
      6. Adoption and Recognition of the PRME
      7. Academic Social Responsibility for Poverty Reduction
      8. Conclusion: Towards a World Engaged Education
    8. Chapter 32: The Social Responsibility of Business Schools
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. The Stockholder View
      5. THE STAKEHOLDER VIEW
      6. SUMMARY OF THE TWO PERSPECTIVES
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
  13. Section 7: Cultivating Moral Principles through Education
    1. Chapter 33: Reflections on Teaching Business Ethics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. AN OVERVIEW OF THE BUSINESS ETHICS UNIT
      4. EXEMPLARS TO TEACH BUSINESS ETHICS
      5. REFLECTIONS ON TEACHING BUSINESS ETHICS
    2. Chapter 34: Innovative Methods of Teaching Integrity and Ethics in Management Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
    3. Chapter 35: How Business School Research Values Shape the Student Experience
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WHAT IS A BUSINESS SCHOOL?
      4. WHAT SHAPES THE VALUES OF BUSINESS SCHOOLS?
      5. WHAT SHAPES THE VALUES OF BUSINESS SCHOOL ACADEMICS?
      6. WHAT ARE THE VALUES OF BUSINESS SCHOOL ACADEMICS?
      7. WHAT SHAPES THE VALUES OF BUSINESS SCHOOL STUDENTS?
      8. WHAT ARE THE VALUES OF BUSINESS SCHOOL STUDENTS?
      9. WHERE VALUES OF STUDENTS AND STAFF MEET
      10. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 36: Hollywood in the Classroom
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE MOVIES
      4. THE BENEFITS OF MOVIES IN THE CLASSROOM
      5. AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH; FILM CLIPS
      6. CONCLUDING COMMENTS
  14. Compilation of References
  15. About the Contributors
  16. Index