Unit 17 Reading Activities Plus Questions

Read the following text and then complete the activities that follow.

A university professor’s introduction to his Business Ethics course

Hello everyone, and welcome to Business Ethics 101. Today, we will discuss why we should care about business ethics, and why it is crucial for a company's success. Since you have all voluntarily signed up for this course, I’m guessing most of you would agree with me. Now, I have studied ethical behavior in relation to companies for a long time, and I want to tell you that it is important to understand that business ethics not only impact our personal lives but also the entire society. So that’s why this is so important. Why we should care.

First, let's start by understanding what business ethics is all about. In simple terms, business ethics…


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Quiz: Reading Questions

1. The professor introduces the topic of business ethics and explains why it’s a nice-to-have for organizations.
2. Wirecard is used as an example for unethical companies because they lied about their finances.
3. The professor names nepotism, cultural appropriation, and the glass ceiling as examples of why business ethics are becoming more and more important.
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