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Business in society 820


 
Module code OBS 820
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

The aim of this module is to develop an understanding of the role of business in a complex multi-stakeholder society. The module will reflect on the state of major sustainability systems (natural environment, society and economy) and the role and impact of business on those. Some of the topics covered within this module include: politics and business, sustainable development, environmental sustainability, social justice, corporate citizenship, systems thinking and reflective practice.
An explicit transdisciplinary approach will be followed but the module will be anchored in a framework for reflective and critical practice.

Module credits 25.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Business Management
Period of presentation Semester 2

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