Title

Writing and Analyzing Ethics Cases in Business and Research Ethics

Publication Date

1-1-2008

Abstract

This student module is designed to help students write and analyze ethics cases in business and research ethics. It provides a short taxonomy of ethics cases, tips on identifying and writing cases, and a four-step framework for analyzing them. Converging, interdisciplinary research shows that identifying, developing, and studying ethics cases strengthens decision making and enables a concrete, "thick" understanding of basic and intermediate moral concepts. This module is being developed as a part of a project funded by the National Science Foundation, "Collaborative Development of Ethics Across the Curriculum Resources and Sharing of Best Practices," NSF-SES-0551779. It makes full use of the student module template developed in conjunction with this project.

Topic

Ethics Education

Material Type

Teaching Module

Research Area

Business

Acknowledgement and Disclaimer

Funding for this project comes from the National Science Foundation through grant number DRL 0629377.

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