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TCIM0402 Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics, 5 op 
Koodi TCIM0402  Voimassaolo 01.01.1950 -
Nimi Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics  Lyhenne Corporate Socia 
Laajuus5 op  Vanhenemisaika  
TyyppiSyventävät opinnot Oppiaine0017 Johtamisen psykologia 
LajiOpintojakso  Tuntimäärä  
Opinto-oikeus   ArvosteluHyväksytty, hylätty, arvosanat 1-5 
Suositeltu suoritusaika 
   
Vastuuyksikkö Yhteiskuntatieteiden tiedekunta 

Kuvaus:
Tavoite 

The course aims to explore the many perspectives of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainable business. It gives an overview of the most important CSR concepts and theories, as well as analyse the connec-tions of CSR to consumption practices, strategic thinking and business et-hics.

After completion of the course, the students are able to:

  • critically examine the way corporate social responsibility is theorized and practiced in a market context
  • understand the relationship between moral philosophy and the notion of responsible business
  • critically evaluate the strategic nature of corporate social responsibility for achieving both business and societal goals
  • explain how consumption practices relate to corporate responsibility and sustainability
  • apply practical models and tools for the development of responsible business strategies.
 
Sisältö 

Corporate social responsibility, sustainable business, social/environmental management systems, sustainable marketing, sustainable consumption, stakeholder theory, business ethics, moral philosophy, ethical decisi-on-making.

 
Toteutus ja työmuodot 

The course uses a problem-based learning (PBL) approach, in which students learn through the experience of working on business cases.

Preparation for classes (20 h), classroom discussions and workshops (20 h) and independent work (100 h).

 
Vaadittavat suoritukset 

The course uses a problem-based learning (PBL) approach, in which students learn through the experience of working on business cases.
Preparation for classes (20 h), classroom discussions and workshops (20 h) and independent work (100 h).

 
Oheiskirjallisuus 
  • Borglund et al. (2017) CSR and Sustainable Business. Sanoma utbildning: Stockholm.
  • Crane, Andrew and Matten, Dirk (2016 or older editions) Business Ethics : Managing corporate citizenship and sustainability in the age of globalization. Oxford University Press.
  • García-Rosell (2013) A multi-stakeholder perspective on sustainable marketing: promoting sustainability through action and research. Rovaniemi: Lapland University Press.
    Reading package
 
Arviointi 

Sufficient and satisfactory (1–2)

Performance is lacking in scope, superficial, or corresponds poorly to the assignment. The author merely lists things out of context or addresses them one-sidedly. The work may contain errors or obscurities.

Good and very good (3–4)

Performance corresponds to the assignment, manifesting comprehension and a skill to analyse and justify. The author has addressed the issue comprehensively. The work may contain some deficiencies.

Excellent (5)

Performance delineates an extensive whole and the author can apply knowledge in a multifaceted way or place it in various contexts. The work manifests independency and insight, and it is a flawless entity that involves justified thinking or critical contemplation. The work is well written and implemented.

Pass
Performance corresponds to the assignment, manifesting comprehension and a skill to analyse and justify.

Fail
Performance is highly deficient or erroneous. The work may be based on serious misunderstandings.

 
Ajankohta 

2 nd period

 
Kohderyhmä 

4th year

 
Vastuuhenkilö 

Senior lecturer of Tourism (and guest lecturers)

 
Opetuskieli 

English

 
Pakollisuus 

Optional

 


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