[ 515MOTSSMOK20 ] KS Organizing Sustainability

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Business Administration Elke Schüßler 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme (*)Betriebswirtschaftslehre 2021W
Objectives (*)Understand the concept of corporate responsibility from a management perspective. Learn about different approaches for sustainable organizing regarding in particular social and environmental issues. Become familiar with different theoretical perspectives for approaching corporate responsibility and sustainable organizing.
Subject (*)
  • The concept and history of the social, ecological and ethical responsibility of corporations.
  • The different stakeholders involved in organizing sustainably.
  • Instrumental, political and institutional perspectives on corporate responsibility.
  • The challenge of organizing global supply chains in sustainable ways.
  • Alternative forms of organizing sustainably.
  • The role of CSR managers in organizations.
Criteria for evaluation (*)Exam and class assignments/active participation
Methods (*)Lectures, in-class discussions
Language English and French
Study material (*)Selected articles from leading academic journals. Vogel, D. (2006). The market for virtue: The potential and limits of corporate social responsibility. Washington: Brookings Institution
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 100
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority