BUSINESS AND SOCIETY: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Course Information
TitleΕΠΙΧΕΙΡΗΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΑ: ΕΤΑΙΡΙΚΗ ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΚΗ ΕΥΘΥΝΗ / BUSINESS AND SOCIETY: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Code12ΕΣ11
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolEconomics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorNiki Glaveli
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600000542

Programme of Study: UPS School of Economics (2013-today)

Registered students: 204
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
OIKONOMIASSpecial Election633
DIOIKĪSĪ EPICΗEIRĪSEŌNElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)633

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600123278
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After completing successfully the course, students should be able to: - Understand the basic terms/theories of CSR and corporate/business ethics, - Recognise the strategic importance of ehical and socially responsible behaviour, as well as the significance of incorporating social responsiveness in strategic planning and management. - Critically assess, based on CSR theory, business problems by taking into consideration the social and environmental aspects of business decisions, - Be able to plan, implement and assess CSR programs, - Comprehend and assess the role of stakeholders of an orgnanization, as well as the basic characteristics of markets, customers, corporate governance, employees and environment in relation to CSR and ethics, - Understand and deepen in CSR frameworks/initiatives and metrics, - Read and prepare social reports.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The following areas will be covered: - Introduction in Corpostate Social Responsibility (CSR) - Business and Society: The social contract - Organisations/corporations as citizens: Social Oligation, Social Responisbility, Social Responsivess and Social Performance (Triple Bottom Line Results) - Planning and Implemention of CSR Programs - Stakeholder approach and Stakeholders Management - Corporate Citizenship - Public Relations and Crisis Management - Business/Corporate/Individual Ethics - Customers, Employees, State as Stakeholders
Keywords
CSR, Ethics, Corpoate Governace, Stakeholders, Social performance and reporting
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
Τeaching will be facilitated through the use of internet. Students will have access, e-class/MOODLE, to teaching material. Further, the required class team projects will be handed in and assesed electinically (MOODLE).
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures722.6
Fieldwork20.1
Reading Assigment40.1
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities20.1
Written assigments20.1
Exams20.1
Total843
Student Assessment
Description
Assessment will be carried out through: - Written or/and oral exams, - Group project delivery, - Participation in inclass/outclass activities
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
- Haski-Leventhal D. (2018). Στρατηγική Εταιρική Κοινωνική Ευθύνη. Επιμέλεια: Μανασάκης, Κ. και Θερίου , Γ. Εκδόσεις Α. ΤΖΙΟΛΑ & ΥΙΟΙ Α.Ε. (Κωδικός στον Εύδοξο:77106826) - Πατατούκας, Κ, Μπατσινίλας, Ε. και Πατατούκας, Π. (2015). Σύγχρονες αντιλήψεις διοίκησης και ελέγχου επιχειρήσεων. Εκδόσεις Σταμούλη ΑΕ, Αθήνα (Κωδικός στον Εύδοξο: 50663015) - Πουλιόπουλος, Λ, Τριανταφυλλίδου, Α και Πουλιόπουλος, Θ. (2017). Εταιρική Κοινωνική Ευθύνη. Εκδόσεις Παρίκου Μ. και ΣΙΑ ΕΠΕ, Αθήνα. (Κωδικός στον Εύδοξο: 68403528).
Additional bibliography for study
- Buchholtz, A. and Carroll, A.B. (2012), Business and Society: Ethics and Stakeholders Management, South Western, ; 8th edition Canada - Carroll, A.B. and Buchholtz, A. (2011). Business and Society: Ethics, Sustainability, and Stakeholder Management , South-Western College Pub; 8th edition - Crane, A. and Matten, D. (2010). Business Ethics: Managing Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability in the Age of Globalization, Oxford University Press, USA; 3 ed - Θανόπουλος, Γ. (2003), Επιχειρηματική Ηθική και Δεοντολογία, Interbooks, Αθήνα - Βαξεβανίδου Μ. (2011). Εταιρική Κοινωνική Ευθύνη. Εκδόσεις Σταμούλη, Αθήνα.
Last Update
13-02-2019