Corporate Social Responsibility
This course will focus on the issues facing organizations that are managing corporate social responsibility. It will explore the premise that business organizations should filter their market strategies through the concept of shared societal value. Using concepts and models from the field of corporate social responsibility, the course will require the application of business theory and practice to real world examples. Examples of topics to be included are: stakeholder view of the business, financial view of the business, shared societal value, tragedy of the commons, agency theory, creative destruction, regulation. Critique of these models and theories as they apply to real world situations will be an important part of the course curriculum. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 50 or ENGL 60.