The crisis of the Boeing 737-MAX has once again shown that ethical dilemmas refuse to go away. How could engineers’ managers let planes keep on flying after the Lion Air Crash? Ever since the ENRON crisis, it has been stressed out that business ethics are necessary. Still, mortgages were sold, when they shouldn’t have been, and more crisis ensued.
march 12&13th – Hugo Letiche – Business Ethics
march 14th – Jean François Chanlat
11 & 12 mars – Hugo Letiche
13 mars – Jean François Chanlat
This course will introduce participants to the complexity of ethics (in fact from different perspectives one can draw different ethical conclusions). Concepts of utilitarianism, deontology, consequentialism and virtue ethics will be clarified. The emphasis will be on the application of ethical awareness to one’s professional field(s) of responsibility. The pedagogy will be interactive and process directed; the assumption is that ethics are contextual and interactive
Morning: Discussion on a complex case : Where is there an ethical problem? How would we deal with it and why ? (How the use of Scenarios help understanding ethics)
Afternoon: Illustration of basic concepts of business ethics (several examples). Has business ethics been a success ? Why ? Why not ? We will draw special attention to CSR and shareholders primacy.
Morning: Analisis of case material brought in by the participants. Where are the dilemmas and how do they relate to the theories ?
Afternoon: In subgroups, participants will analyze a relevant case, construct four possible scenarios & explore their (ethical) consequences. Presentation of the results & discuss
Bac + 3 years minimum – 5 years’ professional experience minimum – English B2
Jean-François is a professor at Université Paris-Dauphine, he also collaborates with Cabinet RIST and TAO TANK’s Groupe Olympe.
Internationally recognized as a specialist of Anthropology of Organizations and Intercultural Management, he was trained as a sociologist and anthropologist and graduated from HEC Montréal.
He co-holds the « Management, diversités et cohésion sociale » Chair and also is Management International’s associate editor.Writer of several books, he is frequently invited to lectures and seminars around the globe. Before joining Université Paris-Dauphine, he worked for 23 years as a professor at HEC Montréal.