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Course module: 700284-M-6
Ethics in Organization
Course info
Course module700284-M-6
Credits (ECTS)6
CategoryMA (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionDutch
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences; TSH: Department of Philosophy; Philosophy;
Is part of
M Philosophy
dr. R.M.A. Slegers
Other course modules lecturer
dr. B.W. van de Ven
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2020
Starting block
SM 1
Course mode
RemarksCaution: this information is subject to change
Registration openfrom 20/08/2020 up to and including 20/08/2021
Note: this course is in Dutch.

The students know the most important macro-sociological and philosophical theories on the position of the organization in modern society. The students understand how these theories lead to the question about 'the moral organization' or the organization with 'integrity'.

The students can resume, explain, analyze, evaluate and integrate various theories on integrity of human beings, organizations and human beings within organizations.

The students are able to relate the philosophical theories on integrity to applied moral and sociological theories on integrity of organizations. They can also relate these theories to practical issues about integrity.
The 'organization' is one of the most important and successful social innovations of modern western society. Because of the organization (as a form) modern society can solve various coordination problems. The organization is also considered a problem, especially from a moral point of view. Often it is even considered the most important cause of many collective and individual problems that modern society has to deal with, from sustainability to alienation. In the course it is asked whether a moral organization is possible and if so, how must we conceptualize it? In this context we will also discuss the philosophical meaning of the concept of integrity, and how it is related to the moral organization.
Contact person
dr. R.M.A. Slegers
Timetable information
Ethics in Organization
Required materials
Various articles are freely available on the internet. Some articles are made available on Canvas (e.g., if the teacher is the author). For a full overview of all required material: see the course guide.
Recommended materials
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