EDDC — an internet course for officers and councillors?

3 Mar

And it is free:

This course ‘Unethical decision making in organizations : A seminar on the dark side of the force’ will teach you how strong organizational contexts push good people towards unethical decisions. You will also learn how to protect yourself and your organization against such forces lurking in the dark.

https://www.coursera.org/course/unethicaldecision

Unfortunately, it doesn’t start until September 2014.

Broad outline of the topics covered in the seminar:

  1. Introduction: Evil in ancient and modern thought
  2. Ethical decisions in organizations: Dealing with dilemma situations
  3. Making sense of unethical decisions in organizations – The Pinto case
  4. The power of frames: How people (mis)construct their world(s) – The Enron case
  5. The power of routines
  6. The power of strong situations
  7. The power of temporal dynamics
  8. The power of institutions
  9. The concept of ethical blindness
  10. The wind of change: How to fight ethical blindness

Go on, you know you need it!

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