MGMT 520 Legal Political Ethical Dimensions of Business Entire Course

 

Week, TCOs, and Topics

Readings/Class Preparation

Activities/Assignments

Week 1

TCOs A, I

Business Ethics and International Responsibility

Chapter 1: Introduction to Law (pp. 1–26)Chapter 2: Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (pp. 28–71)Chapter 3: The Judicial System (pp. 76–102)Marianne Jenning’s article, ‘Why an International Code of Ethics Would be Good,’ which can be found in Doc Sharing. Graded Discussion Topics

Week 2

TCOs B, I

Administrative Regulations

Chapter 5: Business and the ConstitutionChapter 6: Administrative LawChapter 7: International Law (pp. 221–238) Administrative Law AssignmentGraded Discussion Topics

Week 3

TCO C, F

Negligence, Product Liability, Warranties, and Really Hot Coffee

Chapter 9: Business TortsChapter 10: Product Advertising and LiabilityChapter 11: Environmental Regulation Business Torts ‘You Judge the Case’ Homework ES AssignmentGraded Discussion Topics

Week 4

TCOs D, F

Contracts and IP Issues

Chapter 12: Contracts and Sales: Introduction and Formation (pp. 389–419)Chapter 13: Contracts and Sales: Performance and Remedies (pp. 428–449)Chapter 15: Business Intellectual Property (pp. 494–522) You Decide: Contract Dispute Group Discussion ThreadGraded Discussion Topics

Week 5

TCO E

Agency and Discrimination Law

Chapter 17: Management of Employee Conduct: AgencyChapter 19: Employment Discrimination MidtermGraded Discussion Topics

Week 6

TCO G

Antitrust and Consumer Protection Law

Chapter 14: Financing of Sales and Leases: Credit and Disclosure RequirementsChapter 16: Trade Practices: Antitrust You Decide ESGraded Discussion Topics

Week 7

TCOs H, I

Doing Business

Chapter 20: Forms of Doing BusinessChapter 21: Securities Law (pp. 726–759) Graded Discussion Topics