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This course 'Unethical decision making in organizations : A seminar on the dark side of the force' will teach you how strong organizational contexts push good people towards unethical decisions. You will also learn how to protect yourself and your organization against such forces lurking in the dark. About the Course This course teaches how narrow frames and strong contexts can push good people towards unethical decisions and how they can protect themselves and their organization against ethical blindness. The goal of this course is to empower the participants to analyze the risks of unethical or illegal behavior that might be triggered by powerful contexts. It draws from various disciplines such as management, psychology, sociology, philosophy, and literature, in order to learn what these disciplines contribute to a better understanding of unethical behavior. The course also analyzes some of the most prominent organizational scandals of the recent decades through the lenses of these disciplines. Whenever we hear about ethical scandals, we tend to believe that unethical or illegal behaviour in organizations is driven by character deficiencies of individual actors. Put differently, we simply assume that bad things are done by bad people. However, numerous corporate scandals have demonstrated that even people with a high level of integrity can break the rules if they are put into a strong context. A better understanding of why and under what conditions good people make bad ethical decisions will enable us to better protect individuals as well as their respective organizations against the potentially overwhelming power of the context. It will also enable us to cure societies from problems like corruption. At the end of the course, you are able to: 1. Explain the impact of social context on individual decision making using various theories (from Management, Sociology, Psychology, and Philosophy) 2. Apply these theories to the analysis of some of the most eminent organizational scandals of the recent decades 3. Assess risks of ethical blindness in your own organizational context 4. Design interventions to reduce such risks for yourself and your organization Recommended Background No background expertise is required. The course is open for interested layperson as well as experts who work on related topics, be it as researchers or practitioners (e.g., compliance managers in corporations). Why is this course important for me? Currently, the understanding of why good people make unethical decisions is rather limited, related research is rather fragmented, and the management of such problems in organizations is overly simplistic, legalistic, and inadequate. Understanding contexts, including the dangers of routines, the mindlessness of our daily decisions, and the healing power of mindful decision-making routines is of increasing importance. In this course, you will learn the latest knowledge and the appropriate tool box for dealing with ethical challenges that you will face throughout your life! What do I need to follow this course? We build bridges between various scientific disciplines and will familiarize you with those disciplines smoothly. You need no expertise, just come and share your own real-world experiences about unethical decisions. After all, we are all experts in making decisions—some more ethically, some less ethically—aren’t we?...




i am faculty in an engineer college in vizag. I teach Professional ethics to the undergraduate student. Your course content is extremely useful. Thanks for provide great contents



It brought me new perspectives on wrongdoing, and it will help me to indentity and prevent causes of unethical decision making. Thank you for the opportunity!


Unethical Decision Making in Organizations: 51 - 75 / 134 レビュー

by Anne-Ruthi K


really interesting and clear course. Clear ideas that when you here them are very recognizable for your organisation.

by Sylvan R


very well structured, delivered and animated. well researched and with good take aways in practical business life



Had a great time listening to the lecture videos. Very informative and insightful indeed! Thank you Coursera :)

by Victor A A V


Great course, comprehensive coverage, from different angles. But be prepared to put in some work at the end.

by Hiroki K


Interesting topic and critical explanation about ideas.

And evaluation system is also unique and makes sense.

by Lev K


Unusual approach to compliance issues from ethical perspective with lots of case study and wonderful lectors

by Mazni I


great subject. let you look at different perspectives, that sometimes, you, yourself might be unaware of.

by Adriana A E


Excelent course, very useful in my job and my life, I enjoyed it a lot. Excelent teachers. Thank you.

by Sebastien H


Fantastic course! One of the most interesting and practically relevant course's I've taken in years.

by Manoj S


This is fantastic. It answered my long sought questions on why bad decisions are so rampant.

by Louis B


A great addition and extension of other behavioral economics material on the same subject.

by Fiores F


One of the best courses I have completed. Interesting insights about controversial views

by Robyn M M


Absorbing, enlightening, practical and all round great course - highly recommended.

by Paulo


Excellent course on how to avoid to made unethical decisions in organizations.

by Eugene R


One of the best courses I've ever attended, so good that I'm taking it again

by Fernando T


Brave new world to corporate compliance and business ethics. Can't miss.

by Wei G


great course, clear and attractive! Make learner think! Fully reconmended

by Manoel S


Great topics, discussions. It made me rethink a lot of assumptions.

by Chiara S


A very interesting and useful course. I would highly recommend it.

by Riana B


I really enjoyed this course. It was well prepared and well done!

by Gabriel D B


Really interessant and well done. The greatest MOOC I have made !

by Timur v D


An excellent course, I will help me enormously in my future work.

by Mannika S


Short, but informative course. Great for working professionals.

by Luiz M


Excellent course, well-planned and carefully executed. Thanks!

by Riane d H


Absolutely a must! Very detailed and useful in recognizing