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    Assess business decisions using metrics including financial maximization, shareholder value, customer well-being, and societal impact

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    Apply the principles and tools of complex systems thinking to sustainable business challenges and/or opportunities

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    Identify and evaluate strategies, processes and leadership techniques that enable successful sustainability transitions in a business context

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SustainabilityCorporate Social ResponsibilityEthics

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The nature of sustainability

What is sustainability, why, and when did the concept develop, and why is it of crucial strategic importance for business? This week you will be introduced to the drivers that have given rise to the concept of sustainability; the diverse range of ethical, social, and environmental issues it contains; and the main global definitions, goals and frameworks of sustainable development. To provide context for the above, you will start by reviewing contemporary examples, from some of the world's most powerful corporations, of how neglect of sustainability has resulted in massive financial, reputational, and social costs.

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5 个视频 (总计 18 分钟), 6 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
5 个视频
Video 1.2 The sustainable development goals3分钟
Video 1.3 Business and the sustainable development goals5分钟
6 个阅读材料
Course overview1分钟
Learning activities and assessment1分钟
Sustainability30分钟
Sustainable development goals30分钟
UN Global Compact30分钟
UN global compact30分钟
2 个练习
Recall: The nature of sustainability30分钟
Week 11小时
2
完成时间为 2 小时

Concerns with business impacts

What is it about the history and practices of business that have given rise to wider societal concerns regarding its impact on the sustainability of our world? Focussing upon three major developments – i) industrialisation, ii) neoliberalism, and iii) globalisation – this week you will examine the root of concerns with business impact on areas such as environmental pollution, inequality, and the quality of working lives. Understanding some of this wider critical context is an essential foundation if businesses and business leaders are to retain or gain the trust of the community, consumers, regulators, and employees.

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4 个视频 (总计 23 分钟), 3 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
4 个视频
Video 2.3 Globalisation and multinational corporations (MNCs)6分钟
3 个阅读材料
Industrialisation and human activity30分钟
'​Free to compete' or free to deplete?30分钟
Self-dealing, protectionism, and authoritarian globalisation30分钟
2 个练习
Recall: Sustainability and business impacts30分钟
Week 2
3
完成时间为 3 小时

Strategic responses to sustainability

Given the complexities of the relationship between business and sustainability, what are the key sustainable strategies that businesses can employ? You will be introduced to three such strategies this week, organised around: i) business ethics, ii) corporate social responsibility (CSR) and corporate philanthropy, and iii) natural or green capitalism. Through an examination of contemporary business practices, you will see that strategies in the above areas may still signal a variety of value positions by businesses, including those proactively committed to, reactive to, and resistant of sustainability.

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4 个视频 (总计 24 分钟), 3 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
4 个视频
Video 3.3 Market-based environmentalism6分钟
3 个阅读材料
Values and integrity30分钟
Strategic CSR30分钟
The ‘green’ paradigm shift30分钟
2 个练习
Recall: Strategic responses to sustainability30分钟
Week 31小时
4
完成时间为 3 小时

The difficulty of being ethical in organisations

Why is it that some business leaders may knowingly engage in strategies that are unsustainable? Is there something particular to formal organisational structures that make them spaces where being ethical can seem the hardest thing to do? This week we consider important social scientific research that examines the dynamics by which such things as organisational hierarchy, too close an identification with work roles, a focus on procedures and instrumental outcomes, even relations of authority, can dramatically inhibit or subvert our sense of ethical responsibility in organisations.

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4 个视频 (总计 19 分钟), 3 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
4 个视频
Video 4.3 Authority, role following, and the loss of ethics7分钟
3 个阅读材料
'A few bad apples?'30分钟
The sins of bureaucratic rationality30分钟
Ethical decision-making30分钟
2 个练习
Recall: The difficulty of being ethical in organisations30分钟
Week 41小时

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Associate Professor Edward Wray-Bliss

Department of Management
Macquarie University

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