Video and Multimedia
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