Course ObjectiveAfter this course students are expected to:
Be able to recognize general academic debates in ethics, and apply these
insignts to Leadership and Change Management topic areas (Knowledge of
Be able to evaluate the research methods used in studies on normative
ethical questions in Leadership and Change Management, and are able to
conduct their own research on such questions based on interviews,
content analysis and conceptual analysis (Academic and Research Skills).
Be able to suggest action when moral dilemmas occur in the context of
Leadership and Change Management (Solving Complex Business Problems).
Be able to relate to stakeholder interests beyond your interest as
leader or change Manager in person (Horizon Beyond Professional Area)
Able to self-reflect on ethical dilemma’s related to Leadership and
Change Management, that you have experienced during the master program
Course ContentThe course business ethics in Leadership and Change Management aims at
writing a paper on the ethical aspects of leadership and change
management. The lectures deal with the basic business ethical theories
and concepts , the seminars address different ethical issues LCM
managers may encounter and explores ways to act on them. After this
course students should be able to understand where these ethical issues
within LCM originate from, and how LCM managers can respond. It thus
prepares students for the ethical challenges that await them, and helps
with finding ways to act on them.
Teaching MethodsLectures and seminars (WC's)
Entry RequirementsM.J. Sandel (2010), Justice: What is the right thing to do? New York:
A course on (business) ethics in your bachelor program might also do as
required pre knowledge.
LiteratureRequired Reading: Articles
For more details, see Canvas.
Recommended background knowledgeLeadership and Change Management courses from the previous periods
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||School of Business and Economics|
|Course Coordinator||prof. dr. J.F.D.B. Wempe|
|Examiner||prof. dr. J.F.D.B. Wempe|
You need to register for this course yourself
Last-minute registration is available for this course.
|Teaching Methods||Study Group, Lecture|
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