Moral Exemplars in Business and Professional Ethics

TitleMoral Exemplars in Business and Professional Ethics
Publication TypeTeaching Module
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsFrey, WJ, Cruz-Cruz, JA
PublisherUniversity of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
Publication Languageeng
Keywordsbusiness , Instructional Methods
AbstractThis module has been designed to build the foundation for a practical approach to virtue ethics. Student are provided with the names of several moral exemplars in business and professional ethics. They are then asked to identify the traits, attitudes, emotions, and skills that make these individuals moral exemplars. Textboxes acquaint students with moral exemplar studies that have been carried out. The links included in this module help students identify online and offline sources that describe moral exemplars and outline moral exemplar studies. This module is being developed as a part of an NSF-funded project, "Collaborative Development of Ethics Across the Curriculum Resources and Sharing of Best Practices," NSF SES 0551779.
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