Leadership, culture and ethics

Module code: CH3802

The module will examine the issues facing entrepreneurs and managers in the current climate i.e. economic, technological and environmental change. The drive to be socially and environmentally responsible is behind many products and services. There is an increased spotlight on business ethics ensuring that businesses behave in a responsible manner to all its stakeholders. The behaviour of a business depends on leadership and company culture which is dependent on the behaviour of individuals. The module will investigate how to create culture and externalise that as a company trait.

Topics covered

  • Leadership
    • What is leadership?
    • Leadership traits
    • Transformational leadership
    • Change and leadership
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Shareholders and stakeholder responsibility
  • Quantification of environmental impact
  • Life cycle analysis