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LO 1.1: Identify common types of unethical behaviors

Video 1: Workplace Ethics Scenarios

Description: This video provides a workplace ethical scenario covering common misconceptions of ethics training.

Video 2: TedTalk: Our Buggy Moral Code

Description: Behavioral economist Dan Ariely studies the bugs in our moral code: the hidden reasons we think it’s OK to cheat or steal (sometimes).

LO 1.2: Describe how unethical behaviors can be very costly to organizations

Video 1: Volkswagen Will Pay Billions in Fines for Emissions Rigging

Description: This video covers the largest fine against an automaker in US history.

Video 2: TedTalk: This Is What Happens When You Reply to Spam Email

Description: Follow along as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, weeks-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal.

LO 1.3: Explain the competitive advantages of creating and maintaining an ethical organization

Video 1: TedTalk: Business Is About Purpose

Description: R. Edward “Ed” Freeman, a prolific educator, consultant, and speaker, talks about being in a generation that makes business better by making value for others.

LO 1.4: Describe different theories of human nature as related to ethics at an individual’s time of birth

Video 1: TedTalk: Human Nature and the Blank Slate

Description: Steven Pinker’s book The Blank Slate argues that all humans are born with some innate traits.

Video 2: Dr. Phil Lists the Reasons Why People Lie

Description: Talk show host Dr. Phil goes over a list of reasons why people lie in day-to-day life.

LO 1.5: Explain the stages of moral development

Video 1: TedTalk: What Makes a Good Life? Lessons From the Longest Study on Happiness

Description: As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, psychiatrist Robert Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction, and it’s not about fame and money.

LO 1.6: Discuss why good people occasionally behave unethically

Video 1: TedTalk: The Social Animal

Description: Columnist David Brooks unpacks new insights into human nature from the cognitive sciences—insights with massive implications for economics and politics as well as our own self-knowledge.



Web 1: National Business Ethics Surveys

Description: Website for the National Business Ethics Surveys

Web 2: The Department of Justice, Criminal Fraud

Description: Website for the Department of Justice, Fraud Section

Web 3: Institute for Global Ethics

Description: Website for the Institute for Global Ethics

Web 4: Greater Good Science Center

Description: Website for the Greater Good Science Center

Web 5: Center for the Study of Ethical Development

Description: Website for the Center for the Study of Ethical Development

Web 6: American Psychological Association, Science of Psychology

Description: Website for the American Psychological Association, Science of Psychology Section