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HR Ethics Series: Globalization and Ethics

About this course

Due in large part to advancements in technology, transportation, and trade, businesses now operate in an ever-expanding global economy, where communities and countries rely on one another to buy and sell needed goods and services. While many believe that globalization produces more opportunities for businesses to expand, grow, and profit, others have witnessed tremendous inequalities, harsh working conditions, and the environmental impact of globalization. This course examines the qualities of globalization and the issues and ethical challenges that can arise when businesses and organizations participate in the global economy.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define globalization, the tragedy of the commons, and global market failures
  • Examine various emerging global issues
  • Understand how ethics, culture, and universal values shape ethical frameworks within organizations
  • Identify ethical concerns surrounding supply chain, outsourcing, and working conditions
  • Describe the harmonization of business ethics
  • Apply ethical principles to workplace scenarios

Estimated length: 1.5 hours
Access Time: 90 days
HRCI credits: 1.5 (Strategic Business)
Delivery: Online
Cost: $39

Professional Development Institute

John P. Gorel, Director, Corporate Relations
570-945-8622

Email: pdi@keystone.edu

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