What I’m Teaching My Business Students This Week

I am teaching Organizational Ethics and Social Responsibility at the University of Phoenix. This week I am giving my students six ethical scenarios to review, discuss and draw lessons from. I found the business ethics scenarios so profound, that I decided to share them with you, my clients and readers.

In business, we are constantly faced with situations that have multiple right choices. We have a responsibility to explore each of those right choices and choose the best right choice.

Note: My teaching style, both with my students and with my corporate audiences, is to completely engage participants. I don’t do anything for participants that they can do for themselves. Rather than tell, I show. Instead of a lecture, I paint word pictures. This week’s scenarios for my ethics class follow my teaching style. For more about my engaging teaching and training style, read: Ways I Engage My Audiences

I invite you to learn with my students by exploring some or all of the ethics questions we are pondering. Learn. Enjoy. Share.

1. Making the Best Right Choice

2. Would You Lie to Save Your Company?

3. Getting Stuck in a Lie

4. Helping Employees with Addictions

5. When Personal and Professional Values Conflict

6. Leveling with Employees During Layoffs