2016-2017 Catalog

LEG 500 Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance

Examines and evaluates the legal environment and ethical challenges of management and organizations. Reviews approaches to enhance corporate accountability, foster an ethical work environment, ensure legal compliance, and provide effective leadership in an organization. Analyzes the impact of management decisions, corporate governance, and the leader's individual conduct on a firm's ability to meet its obligations to stakeholders. Evaluates alternative courses of action from an economic, legal and ethical perspective to ensure management meets corporate responsibilities to create wealth, obey the law, and observe society's ethical standards. Examines the key elements of effective corporate governance, the predominate schools of ethical thought in relation to strategic management, and the ethical consideration for global operations.