MBA 758 - PRINCIPLED ORGANIZATIONS: INTEGRATING FAITH, ETHICS AND WORK
Spring, 2014
Lawrence P. Ulrich, Ph.D.
ulrichlp@udayton.edu
COURSE OUTLINE AND SCHEDULE


TO SEE THE READING ASSIGNMENTS, ACTIVITIES AND DUE DATES FOR EACH OF THE WEEKS BELOW, CLICK ON THE APPROPRIATE LINKS IN THE TABLE ABOVE.


["Weeks" that are indicated, begin on Mondays.]

Week 1 (January 13): Values and Their Foundation in Faith.   

Week 2 (January 20): Values and Their Foundation in Western Ethical Systems.

Week 3 (January 27): Values and Their Foundation in Eastern Ethical Systems.

Week 4 (February 3): Ethical Principles as Guidance for Acting in a Value Context.

Week 5 (February 10): The Spiritual Foundations for Business as a "Calling."

Week 6 (February 17): Further Explorations into the Spiritual Foundations for Business as a "Calling" and Beginning Explorations into Marianist Spiritual Foundations for Values.

Week 7 (February 24): Marianist Spiritual Foundations for Values. Continuation from Week 6.

Week 8 (March 3): Leadership, Work and Benefit for Others. [March 5 - Mid-Term Break Begins After Last Class.]

Week 9 (March 10): The Virtuous Actions of True Leaders. [March 10 - Classes Resume.] 

Week 10 (March 17): Value-Laden Leadership as Work.

Week 11 (March 24): Value-Laden Leadership as Work Continued.

Week 12 (March 31): Servant Leadership: General Characteristics. The Seductions of Business.

Week 13 (April 7): Biblical Foundations of Work as a Dimension of Personal Dignity.

Week 14 (April 14): Biblical Foundations of Work as a Dimension of Personal Dignity. [Passover Begins at Sundown (4/14).] [April 16 - Easter Recess Begins After Last Class.]

Week 15 (April 21): The Spirituality of Work and Dimensions of Social Justice in Work for the 21st Century. [April 21 - Classes Resume at 4:30.]

Week 16 (April 28): Exam Week. [This does not apply to us.]