LEG 500-Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance

Examines and evaluates the legal environment and ethical challengesof management and organizations. Reviews approaches to enhancecorporate accountability, foster an ethical work environment, ensurelegal compliance, and provide effective leadership in an organization.Analyzes the impact of management decisions, corporategovernance, and the leader's individual conduct on a firm's ability tomeet its obligations to stakeholders. Evaluates alternative courses ofaction from an economic, legal and ethical perspective to ensuremanagement meets corporate responsibilities to create wealth, obeythe law, and observe society's ethical standards. Examines the keyelements of effective corporate governance, the predominate schoolsof ethical thought in relation to strategic management, and theethical consideration for global operations.