09:00 AM to 10:15 AM MW
Mason Korea (119 Songdomunhwa-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea) G203
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Section Information for Spring 2023
Business and Society is a multidisciplinary course that provides students with a foundation for understanding the role of business in society, the social context of business, and the relationships among individuals, institutions, and businesses.
This Mason Core Course develops critical thinking and writing skills by analyzing the role of business in contemporary society through a historical lens. Students will gain an understanding of the conflicting pressures that various stakeholders place on businesses to balance financial returns, sustainable business practices, and other positive societal impacts. Through structured learning activities (case studies, video lectures, quizzes, discussion prompts, and written assessments) students will examine how different stakeholders negotiate collective solutions to pressing problems and the consequences when they fail to do so.
Course Learning Objectives:
Discuss different perspectives about the relationship between business and society over time and their impact on business practices
Analyze the interdependent relations among firms and their
Evaluate the dynamic relationship between government and business and the implications for other
Assess opportunities and challenges businesses face in creating value for stakeholders through social responsibility, ethical behaviors, diversity and inclusion, and sustainability frameworks.
Apply appropriate communication and analysis skills across settings, purposes, and Included in these are sets of critical skills that improve a student’s marketability:
Listening carefully and actively
Reading profoundly and for retention
Reasoning to analyze critically
Engaging in structured conversations
Writing with clarity and insight
Speaking clearly and effectively to any audience
Working collaboratively with partners, in a group, or leading a team.
Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.
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