The Environments of the Organization
first Edition

The Environments of the Organization

by William Frey, Jose A. Cruz-Cruz

This collection pulls together the modules used at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez in the College of Business Administration required course, The Environment of the Organization, ADMI 4016. It's contents will vary depending on the orientation of the course.

The Environments of the Organization
1. Course Materials: Syllabus, Rubrics, Jeopardies
1.1. Derived copy of Rubrics for Exams and Group Projects in Ethics
2. Ethical Environment
2.1. An Exercise in Ethics Across the Curriculum
2.2. Theory Building Activities: Mountain Terrorist Exercise
2.3. Professional Ethics in Puerto Rico: Codes, Problem Solving, and Ethical Dissent
2.4. Values-Based Decision-Making in Gilbane Gold
2.5. Three Frameworks for Ethical Problem-Solving in Business and the Professions
3. Collective and Corporate Environment
3.1. Ethics of Teamwork
3.2. A Short History of the Corporation
3.3. Different Approaches to Corporate Governance
3.4. Corporate Ethics Compliance Officer Report
3.5. Three Views of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)
3.6. Moral Ecologies in Corporate Governance
4. Case Studies in Property and Free Speech
4.1. Toysmart Case Exercises - Student Module
4.2. Biomatrix Case Exercises - Student Module
5. Socio-Technical System Analysis
5.1. Socio-Technical Systems in Professional Decision Making
5.2. Theory Building Activities: "Responsibility and Incident at Morales"
6. Technical Environment
6.1. Responsible Choice for Appropriate Technology
6.2. Case Analysis Module: Therac-25
6.3. Gray Matters for the Hughes Aircraft Case
6.4. Capability Approach
7. Statement of Values
7.1. Value Profile: Justice
7.2. Value Profile: Responsibility
7.3. Developing Ethics Codes and Statements of Values
7.4. Value Profile: Respect
7.5. Value Profile: Integrity
7.6. Value Profile: Trust
8. Moral Exemplars and Virtue Ethics
8.1. Moral Exemplars in Business and Professional Ethics
8.2. Theory-Building Activities: Virtue Ethics
8.3. Business and Moral Leaders
9. Attributions

William J. Frey is a Professor of Business Ethics at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez.

Jose A. Cruz-Cruz is a researcher at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez and other places.

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